Green Party's Shaw downplays talk of Ohariu electorate stitch-up with Labour

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 01 Jun 2016

By Pattrick Smellie June 1 (BusinessDesk) - Green Party co-leader James Shaw says he has "never discussed the possibility with anyone" of standing for Parliament in the Wellington electorate of Ohariu under a deal to try to displace the National Party's support partner, the United Future party, at the 2017 election. The daily Politik newsletter, written by veteran political observer Richard Harman, this morning suggested such a takedown strategy was in prospect in Ohariu after Green and Labour party leaders acknowledged the potential for...

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