COMMENT:

When Jacinda Ardern took over as Labour leader, it was six weeks out from an election. She didn't get to choose her caucus the way that many leaders do, she inherited one. Since then this Labour Party hasn't really been her party. This could all change in the lead up to next year's election. Jacinda Ardern is arguably in the strongest position as a Labour leader since Norman Kirk, despite being in perhaps the weakest position an MMP Prime Minister been in this country, with two large coalition partners.

The Prime Minister has her first chance to really take

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