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Family Party List Announcement


5 October 2008

Family Party List Announcement
2008 General Election

The Family Party is pleased to announce their Party List to be submitted for the 2008 General Election.

The list comprises of a diverse mix of ethnic and vocational backgrounds, and includes Chinese, Pacific, Maori and European in its top six.

“We had a very difficult job ranking our candidates based on the wonderful mix of talent available to us, all of whom would make a solid contribution to the political direction of our country if given the opportunity. Our strategy to target winnable seats in Mangere and East Coast Bays to remove the five percent threshold gives us great confidence towards a successful result come Election Day in five weeks time,” says leader Richard Lewis.

Party List:

1. Richard Lewis, Manurewa (Leader)

2. Paul Adams, East Coast Bays (Deputy Leader)

3. Angela Xu, Northcote

4. George Ngatai, List only

5. Papali'i Poutoa Papali’i, Manukau East

6. Samuel Dennis, Selwyn

7. Dr Michael Kidd, Waitakere

8. Melanie Taylor, Northland

9. Karl Adams, Rodney

10. Louise Cleary, North Shore

11. Paul Tankard, Clutha-Southland

12. Yih Woh Chong, List only

13. Elias Kanaris, List only

14. Galumalemana Jerry Filipaina (Electorate only)


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