Warren-Clark wins BOP candidacy

Tauranga Women’s Refuge manager Angie Warren-Clarkhas been selected as the Labour Party candidate to contest the Bay of Plenty electorate. Supplied Photo.

The manager of the Tauranga Women’s Refuge has been selected as the Labour Party candidate to contest the Bay of Plenty electorate in September’s general election.

She is Angie Warren-Clark who has worked in the electorate for ten years in the field of domestic violence and is a non-practicing barrister and solicitor who has two grown children living overseas.

Angie and her husband Blair own a building business and live in Papamoa in the heart of the Bay of Plenty electorate. The seat is held by National’s Todd Muller with a 15,000 majority.

Labour’s President Nigel Haworth says Angie joins a growing list of energetic and fresh candidates who will stand for Labour in 2017.

“Our focus is on electing a strong, Labour-led government next year that will rise to the challenge, back the Kiwi Dream and build a better New Zealand.”

Angie Warren-Clark won the candidacy before a meeting of party members last night. She also ran for the Labour Party’s Tauranga candidacy but was pipped by Merivale School principal Jan Tinneti.


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