Chlöe Swarbrick is no shirker. Before she fell down the rabbit hole into being a Green MP, she made a stab at the Auckland mayoralty, ran multiple businesses, worked as a journalist at a student radio station and studied law and philosophy. Now, she will be heading to Tauranga to join the arts festival's speakers line-up. Reporter Jean Bell speaks to her about critics, climate change and youth engagement.

"Good for them."

That's the three-word response Green MP Chloe Swarbrick has for critics who try to use her age, gender or other assumptions to take a swipe at her.

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