27 Oct 2020

New Pasifika MPs try to navigate their new life

From , 5:02 am on 27 October 2020

The Labour Party has the largest Pasifika caucus in New Zealand political history.

With Labour winning 64 seats in this month's election, at least 10 MPs of Pacific heritage will be in parliament under the party banner, while two others are waiting for special votes to be counted.

(L-R) Lemauga Lydia Sosene, Tangi Utikere, Terisa Ngobi, Barbara Edmonds, Dr Anae Neru Leavasa

There could be as many as five new Pasifika MPs in NZ's Parliament Photo: Supplied / Labour Pasifika Caucus