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UnitedFuture List Top 10 Announced

UnitedFuture List Top 10 Announced

UnitedFuture has announced the top ten members of its party list.

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne says reflects the party’s strong commitment to outdoor recreation interest and New Zealand’s migrant communities.

“UnitedFuture stands for fairness and choice, the diversity of communities, and the rights of all New Zealanders to enjoy the unique aspects of the New Zealand lifestyle.

“The candidates on this list reflect those attributes and I am confident all can make a strong and effective contribution to New Zealand and its future,” he says.

The list:

1. Hon Peter Dunne Party leader, MP for Ōhariu since 1984 (ex officio)
2. Alan Simmons Party president, candidate for Taupō, well known fishing and hunting guide and operator of the widely viewed website www.fishnhunt.co.nz
3. Damian Light Candidate for Northcote, Kiwirail line manager
4. Sultan Eusoff Candidate for Rongotai, chief executive, Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand
5. Ben Rickard Candidate for Bay of Plenty, long involvement in community development in the United States and New Zealand
6. Jason Woolston Candidate for Kelston, long involvement in hospitality management & compliance advisory services
7. Dave Stonyer Candidate for Hutt South, professional speaker and former small business operator
8. Bryan Mockridge Candidate for Maungakiekie, ICT specialist
9. Ram Parkash Candidate for Manukau East, real estate agent
10. Quentin Todd Candidate for Hamilton East, foreign policy analyst
11. James Maxwell Candidate for Tauranga, supermarket checkout operator and management trainee

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