Gareth Morgan's TOP struggles.
If Labour cannot hold Mt Albert – one of its safest seats – with one of its most popular MPs, then it would have to be all over for the party as a major political force.
Labour/Green MPs seem more comfortable as well paid, posturing overgrown student politicians than as a prospective government. Do they really want to be in power, or is it all a bit of a game?
The Opportunities Party Mt Albert by-election candidate Geoff Simmons says it’s worth considering the MAGS farm and MOTAT land for more housing.