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UnitedFuture announces more candidates

Media statement
For immediate release
Monday, 6 October 2008

UnitedFuture announces more candidates

UnitedFuture party president, Denise Krum, has announced a further 12 electorate candidates for this year’s general election.

She commended the candidates on their wide community and professional experience and noted that 8 out of the 12 candidates were female.

"From young mums to retired seniors, this group of candidates represents a fantastic cross-section of New Zealand.

"All have one thing in common, and that’s support of a centre party, support of UnitedFuture.”

Ms Krum commented that one candidate had said to her “I am tired of Labour, but I don’t trust National. I trust my family, my kids, and a political party that cuts through the middle without ignoring anyone.”

Ms. Krum is expected to announce further and final UnitedFuture candidates on Tuesday and UnitedFuture’s final party list on Wednesday.

UnitedFuture’s campaign launch is this Sunday, October 12, 2pm at the Library Café, 55 Princes Street, Onehunga, Auckland. It will have a focus on income splitting for parents with dependent children under the age of 18.

The candidates are:

Victoria Norman – (Selwyn) – 021 264 7353
Pauline Moffat – (Dunedin South) – 027 208 7340
Maureen Gunston – (Whangarei) – 027 404 7868
Kerryanne Dalgeish – (New Lynn) – 029 368 9273.
Rochelle White – (Hamilton East) – 027 496 1114
Toni Driller – (Hunua) – 027 570 9238
Ken Smith – (Hamilton West) – 027 281 4996
Mary Edwards – (Dunedin North) – 021 074 2173
Kelvin Deal – (Nelson) – 021 024 83585
Manogi Head – (Maukau East) – 027 694 6209
John Willocks – (Tauranga) – 021 0469779
Phil Johnson – (Northland) – 027 677 3029

Candidates bio notes and/or pics can be viewed at www.unitedfuture.org.nz on the ‘people’ page.


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