Barry Soper: Chris Luxon elected leader, Nicola Willis his deputy

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NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Tue, 30 Nov 2021, 4:13PM

Barry Soper: Chris Luxon elected leader, Nicola Willis his deputy

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Tue, 30 Nov 2021, 4:13PM

Christopher Luxon has formally been elected National Party leader and Nicola Willis elected as deputy.

His election was confirmed in a statement at 3.30pm. "It is a tremendous privilege to lead our great party, and I thank my colleagues for the confidence they have placed in me," Luxon said.

He said Willis would "do an incredible job and we will be a formidable team".

Barry Soper joined Simon Barnett and James Daniels to confirm the news.

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