Where's the policy? Ask Luxon and Shaw

Where's the policy? Ask Luxon and Shaw
Captain Sensible strikes again (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
If there’d been a prize for turning up and making sense, the clear winner at Tuesday’s Business New Zealand election summit was the Greens’ co-leader, James Shaw.Christopher Luxon was definitely the most prime ministerial, delivering a slick 15-minute pitch and looking every inch as if he fully believes he is now on track to lead the next government.The room believed it, and in his slightly scary brand of fast-talking, possibly irritable chief executive, he took the opportunity to tell the crowd to stop behaving like children...

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