Heading off to the Mt Albert by-election this Saturday, Labour candidate Jacinda Ardern put up, at a fundraising auction, an artwork involving the electorate's most famous former MP, Helen Clark, mounted on a representation of the kiwi with a laser eye that somebody submitted as a flag design for last year's referendum, facing down US president Donald Trump, mounted on a dinosaur.
According to Don Brash, John Key "has actually led the country into a situation where, in some respects, we are going to seed."
“By definition, if you take what Don Brash is saying, it leads you more down the sort of rhetoric you've seen in the Trump/Clinton US election" – Key
'If they're so concerned about inequality, why can't I recall any Hobson's Pledge campaigners speaking out about the inequalities Maori still face in many areas today?'
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