15 Dec 2023

Labour's Kelvin Davis quits politics, lays down Waitangi challenge for new govt

From Checkpoint, 5:19 pm on 15 December 2023

Senior Labour MP Kelvin Davis has called time on politics so as not to grow "bitter" and "angry" on the opposition benches. The former deputy leader has held ministerial roles in Corrections, Maori-Crown Relations, Children and Tourism. He says it's now up to his colleagues to advocate for Maori-Crown relations - and has laid down a challenge for the new government. Our political reporter Anneke Smith has more.