27 Oct 2011

Tamaki replacement candidate chosen

8:52 am on 27 October 2011

The National Party has selected Simon O'Connor as its new candidate for the seat of Tamaki.

He will replace sitting MP Allan Peachey, who is standing aside.

Mr O'Connor was a list candidate in the last election. He has held several posts in the National Party, including deputy regional chair, an electorate chair and campaign manager and strategist.

Mr O'Connor is currently a manager for the Southern Cross Health Society.