A martial arts teacher and IT consultant are among the group of New Zealanders set to agree upon the next government. The New Zealand First board and caucus will be presented with two options at a special meeting today, over the weekend or Monday. There is no list of board members on the NZ First website, and the party has declined to release it. Winston Peters said that was because members were entitled to privacy. The Herald has confirmed members have recently included: Winston Peters, leader. Ron Mark, deputy leader. Brent Catchpole, president and former MP.
Anne Martin, party secretary and mother of MP Tracey Martin. Holly Ellen, treasurer. Julian Paul, North Island vicepresident. Works in sales and stood in Epsom at the election.
John Thorn, South Island vicepresident.
Kristin Campbell-Smith, director general ex-officio.
Kevin Gardener. A former party president. Claire Ashley. Toa Greening. A Papakurabased information engineering consultant. Anne-Marie Andrews. Susan Sara, stood in Nelson. Robert Monds. A young Aucklander.