19 Oct 2020

Election 2020: New MPs boost diversity

From Morning Report, 8:22 am on 19 October 2020

New Zealand's first African, Latin America and Sri Lankan MPs are among the 40 new faces entering parliament.

Along with seven of The Green Party's 10 seats, more than half of Labour's 64 seats in parliament will be occupied by women.

But when it comes to representation, how do National and ACT measure up?

Professor Jennifer Curtin is the Professor of Politics and Director of the Public Policy Institute at the University of Auckland.