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Newstalk ZB Political Editor on a bad week for National and the Greens

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Fri, 5 Aug 2022, 5:39pm
(Photo / Mark Mitchell)
(Photo / Mark Mitchell)

Newstalk ZB Political Editor on a bad week for National and the Greens

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 5 Aug 2022, 5:39pm

All eyes will be on Chris Luxon going into his first National Party Conference as party leader.

However, it hasn't been a good week for the National Party, with doubts from commentators on his leadership.

And the Party President role is up for grabs, with Peter Goodfellow stepping down.

It also wasn't a good week for James Shaw.

Shaw was the only candidate named for their leadership contest, there are questions over whether he will get past the 75 percent threshold to retain his leadership.

Rotorua locals are standing up to their council.

More than 3600 submissions have been received on the issue of using motels for emergency housing.

Newstalk ZB Political Editor Barry Soper joined Heather du Plessis-Allan.

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