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Parliament will decide the voting age, not the Supreme Court

ANALYSIS: Politicians who accuse the Supreme Court of overreach have got it wrong.

NBR political editor Brent Edwards speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

Brent Edwards Thu, 24 Nov 2022

Most politicians might have wanted to have avoided it, but the Supreme Court has forced them to address the issue of the voting age.

After the court found this week that keeping the voting age at 18 was a breach of the Bill of Rights Act, Parliament must now respond.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

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