Labour announces candidate for Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election

  • North Island: East Coast

The race for the Ikaroa-Rāwhiti seat is expected to be a tight one, after Labour announced its candidate for the by-election.

Yesterday, Labour named Meka Whaitiri as its candidate.

She'll go head-to-head with fellow candidates, Na Raihania for the Māori Party, Te Hamua Nikora for Mana, and Marama Davidson for the Greens.