“It is our strategic assessment that we should not run in the by-election and instead focus on our nationwide climate change and inequality campaigns,” said Green Party Co-convenor John Ranta.
What blatant spin. A by-election is the perfect opportunity to get publicity for your issues.
Next look out for whether Labour withdraws!
But I think the left putting all their hopes in Winston are misplaced when Northlanders realise voting for Winston will actually result in them losing an MP in Northland and Invercargill gaining one.