Otago Daily Times

A rough campaign

- Mike.houlahan@odt.co.nz

New National Southland MP Joseph Mooney had an eventful time running for Parliament.

‘‘I’ve put over 18,000km on my truck, broken two pairs of shoes, flown more kilometres, driven a tractor from Gore to Invercargi­ll and back, helped make food for our snowstruck farming community, helped tail lambs, and jumped out of a plane from 15,000 feet.’’

But he made it.

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