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UnitedFuture Announces More Candidates

UnitedFuture Announces More Candidates

UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne has announced the selection of two further electorate candidates for the September 20 election.

Jason Woolston will stand in Kelson.

Mr Woolston has had long involvement in hospitality management and is currently works for an advisory and compliance management company that works in and around hospitality and class 4 gaming in the greater Auckland area. He has had a long interest in local body affairs in West Auckland.

James Maxwell will stand in Tauranga.

James is currently employed as supermarket check-out operator, and has qualifications in business management, and retail services. He is a member of the Royal Society of New Zealand and an Associate Member of the Institute of Leadership and Management. At 19, he is likely to be the youngest candidate standing at this year’s election.

Mr Dunne says more candidates will be announced shortly, and the Party’s list selection process is currently underway, with the list due to be released in the next few weeks.


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