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Destiny NZ Announces Formidable Party List



22 JULY 2005

DESTINY New Zealand Announces Formidable Party List

Destiny New Zealand shows its organisational strength by releasing a formidable party list today.

Two years of careful planning culminates with the release of 42 first class candidates, nationwide. Destiny New Zealand is one of only three parties to contest all of the seven Maori electorates.

“We have a team of outstanding individuals, all of whom have been tried and proven in our communities and who are fully committed to the principles, policies and direction of this party,” says leader Richard Lewis.

Amongst candidates expected to make strong challenges in key electorates are: Dr Edward Saafi (Mangere), a research scientist with published research on diabetes, Hadyn Solomon and Hawea Vercoe, well known in the Maori electorates of Tainui and Waiariki respectively, and Tala Leiasamaivao, former Wellington Hurricane and Manu Samoa representative contesting the Mana electorate.

Party leader Richard Lewis will also put up a spirited challenge for the electorate of Manukau East, an area he policed and knows well.

“All of our candidates will stand toe to toe with every political contender in this election. We represent decisive leadership based on traditional family values – values we want to see restored in the political arena’”, he added.

Candidate biographies and contact details can be viewed on www.destinynz.org.nz


DESTINY New Zealand

2005 General Election

Party List in Order of Ranking

July 2005

Candidate Electorate Occupation

1. Richard Lewis Manukau East Party Leader
2. David Jesze Pakuranga Deputy Leader
3. Elaine Herbert Rotorua Associate School Principal
4. Hadyn Solomon Tainui Policy Specialist
5. Nigel Heslop Northcote Immigration Consultant
6. Dr Edward Saafi Mangere Research Scientist
7. Anita Breach Christchurch Lawyer
8. Charles Te Kowhai Taupo Community Developer Advisor
9. David Knight Hutt South Business Owner
10. Hawea Vercoe Waiariki Deputy School Principal
11. Neils Jensen Tauranga IT Specialist
12. Tauwehe Hemahema-Tamati Tamaki Makaurau Senior Lecturer – Auckland Uni
13. Rod Gabb Epsom Business Consultant
14. Hemi Te Wano Te Tai Hauauru District Health Promoter
15. Stephen Sinnott Napier Business Consultant
16. Anne Williamson Mt Albert Manager
17. Kerin Roberts New Plymouth HR Specialist
18. Peter Johnston Coromandel Environment Consultant
19. John Kotoisuva Te Atatu Trade Trainer
20. Karen Penney New Lynn Police Officer
21. Colin Ranby Piako Manager
22. Tala Leiasamaivao Mana Tenancy Officer
23. Paul Hubble List Training Specialist - Banking
24. Roberta Maxwell Bay of Plenty Policy Specialist
25. Tony Harrison Taranaki King Country Company Owner - Forestry
26. Brent Daglish Dunedin South Manager
27. Jason Thomson Nelson Business Owner
28. Maru Samuel Te Tai Tonga Lawyer / Policy Analyst
29. Stephen Brown List Party President
30. Bill Sadler East Coast Property Development
31. Ernest Morton Te Tai Tokerau Minister of Religion
32. Ned So’e Maungakiekie Business Owner - Hospitality
33. David Isaachsen Northland Business Owner – Building
34. Mason Lee Clevedon Sales Manager
35. Stan Green Waitakere Business Owner – Power
36. Patrick Komene Manurewa Manager
37. Tony Ford Whangarei Business Consultant
38. Maureen Vincent Auckland Central Property Manager
39. Albert Wipani List Maori Health Advocate
40. Brian Ane Mt Roskill Security Manager
41. Tauha Te Kani Ikaroa Rawhiti Educator
42. Rod Keven Port Waikato Business Owner / Justice of the Peace

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