Final bout in Labour leadership race

The Labour leadership roadshow has come to an end in South Auckland this evening.

More than a hundred Labour Party members and affiliates packed into a Mangere community hall to hear from the four contenders for the last time before votes are cast.

Andrew Little, Nanaia Mahuta, David Parker and Grant Robertson have spent the last three weeks travelling the country trying to drum up support.

Tonight, Mr Parker spoke about the importance of unifying the party and said he would strive for economic fairness.

Meanwhile, Mr Little urged the crowd to choose a leader who has the courage to stand up to the rest of the party and create change. He told those gathered policies like capital gains tax were forcing the public to tune out.

Mr Robertson said under his leadership the struggling party would be authentic and have clear views, He said he would fight for fairness and equality.

Ms Mahuta appealed to the cultural diversity in South Auckland and told the crowd she would get Labour in order before the next election.

All four would-be-leaders made it clear big changes were needed to save the left-winged party.

The result of the leadership race will be announced on November 18.

The contenders have answered a 170 questions each Source: 1 NEWS


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