2 Jul 2020

Reti promoted, Bridges gets Foreign Affairs in National reshuffle

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 2 July 2020

National MP, Shane Reti, has been boosted up the party list and former leader, Simon Bridges, has been given the foreign affairs portfolio in a reshuffle announced this morning.

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Photo: RNZ /Dom Thomas

The reshuffle was prompted by the retirement of Paula Bennett, with Dr Reti taking her list place at number 13.

Mr Bridges moves to number 17, and has taken foreign affairs from Gerry Brownlee. 

National's Deputy leader, Nikki Kaye, spoke to Māni Dunlop about the changes.