Up with the birds with Bishop
joins an MP out on the campaign trail in Hutt South.
electorate MPbecause [it means] people have put their faith in you. It’s important psychologically, as well.’’
He knows he has his work cut out for him in the Labour stronghold.
This year, Mallard is running as a list only candidate and Bishop is up against Labour’s new candidate, Ginny Andersen.
He is hoping to claw back a few of the 13 per cent of National
‘‘I’d definitely prefer to be an electorate MP because [it means] people have put their faith in you.’’
voters in Hutt South who voted for Mallard as their electorate MP last election.
Bishop joins the commuters on the 7:47am train into Wellington where he has a weekly spot on the Breakfast television show alongside Labour’s Mana MP, Kris Faafoi. On the journey into town Bishop is on his laptop, reading notes for his appearance on the telly.
Chris Bishop chats with a voter while handing out flyers. Chris Bishop