Politics: New Zealand 2020

By Reuben Spargo

As New Zealand looms closer to the September 19 election date, the nation has recently seen its politics rapidly evolve.

The Nationals in opposition have recently selected leader Judith Collins, just two months out from the election. As the underdog, will it be too late for the Nationals to sell their plan to the New Zealand public under their new leadership?

The current Prime Minister, Labour’s Jacinda Ardern, is current enjoying public support from her leadership during COVID-19. However, coalition partner and Deputy Prime Minister, New Zealand First’s Winston Peters, launched his own re-election campaign on Sunday, taking aim at his political allies.