16 Oct 2023

Out of the blue: Act wins Tamaki electorate

From First Up, 5:52 am on 16 October 2023

It's an out of the blue result for Auckland's Tamaki electorate. On Saturday, ACT deputy Brooke van Velden made history and cinched the seat from National who held for nearly seven decades - only once turning red for Labour in the 1957 election. But, some are saying it's not by accident that Brooke won the electorate by a 4,500-vote margin. She spoke to Nathan Rarere about her campaign