23 Jan 2023

Pacific community celebrates first Pasifika deputy PM

From Morning Report, 6:16 am on 23 January 2023

Carmel Sepuloni - a working class girl from Waitara who worked in education before rising through the ranks of government - has been named as New Zealand's new deputy Prime Minister.

Sepuloni was born and raised in Waitara, Taranaki, before moving to Auckland in 1996.

Methodist Church of NZ Reverend Setaita Veikune spoke to Corin Dann.