21 Nov 2023

National MP apologizes for celebrating stale, pale males

From Morning Report, 7:50 am on 21 November 2023

Newly-minted National MP Cameron Brewer has apologized for celebrating the return of "stale, pale males" in his election night victory speech, having ousted Labour's Vanushi Walters from Upper Harbour.

RNZ has been leaked a recording of the comments - which follows the National's leader attempts to improve diversity within his party.

Our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has the story.