Peters’ role ‘busi­ness as usual’

Whanganui Chronicle - - Nation -

"We have an in­cred­i­bly good work­ing re­la­tion­ship."

Labour team. And so I would be in­volved in that, be­cause I wouldn’t re­quire some­one else to dis­ci­pline a mem­ber of the Labour party.”

She said the pair al­ready worked c ol l ab­o­ra­tively, con­sult­ing each other on im­por­tant de­ci­sions as they arose and she had no con­cerns “what­so­ever” about Peters as­sum­ing the prime min­is­ter­ship tem­po­rar­ily.

“And the sense I get from most New Zealan­ders is that they don’t re­ally ei­ther.”

On her own pend­ing moth­er­hood role, Ardern said there was the “odd mo­ment” when she felt the weight of pres­sure about her be­ing a role model.

“I ac­tu­ally tend to ig­nore that

Jacinda Ardern chats with North­cote res­i­dents last week ahead of Satur­day’s by­elec­tion. PHOTO / NZME

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