10 Aug 2020

Election campaign begins in earnest

From Morning Report, 8:11 am on 10 August 2020

Election campaigning has begun in earnest now that Parliament has risen for the year.

Billboards have been put up, taken down, and put up again, politicans are debating in town halls and broadcast studios around the country, and polls are receiving more scrutiny than usual.

At the Labour Party launch this weekend, Jacinda Ardern, acknowledged 2020 will be a Covid-19 election.