24 Apr 2018

Tapura wins first round of French Polynesia election

From , 3:02 pm on 24 April 2018

French Polynesians have gone to the polls in the first round of the territorial elections and the ruling Tapura Huiraatira party has emerged on track to retain power.

In two weeks, a second round will be held, with only three parties left in the contest.

Walter Zweifel has been following the election and Don Wiseman asked him how well Edouard Fritch's party has done.

Edouard Fritch

Edouard Fritch Photo: RNZ / Walter Zweifel