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Judith Collins may be gone but New Zealand’s search for a credible and viable opposition is far from over

When Shane Reti replaced Judith Collins at the helm of New Zealand’s National Party today, he became the fifth National leader Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has faced. When Reti, who is in the top spot on a caretaker basis, steps aside next week, that number will tick over to six. In four years. For New Zealand’s most electorally successful party in the post-war era this is an unprecedented period of turmoil. Collins’ departure comes as a surprise to roughly no one. Discontent with her leadership has been bubbling away within the National Party family for some time. When it came to...
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