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Labour Selects Five New Electorate Candidates

Media Advisory 23/03/2014
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Labour Selects Five New Electorate Candidates

Labour has selected a further five electorate candidates in a busy weekend of contested selections involving speeches, questions and answers, and member voting. Around half of candidate selections have now been completed.

The candidates selected this weekend are as follows:

BOTANY Tofik Mametov, an insurance representative
PAKURANGA Barry Kirker, a registered clinical psychologist
PAPAKURA Jerome Mika, a union organiser and community advocate
KING COUNTRY Penny Gaylor, an Otaki Councillor on the Kapiti Coast District Council

WHANGAREI Kelly Ellis, a local lawyer

Moira Coatsworth, Labour Party President, said today:

“An impressive range of nominees has emerged in this selection round. These five candidates, encompassing legal, financial, community and clinical experience enhance that range of skills”.


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