21 Aug 2017

Peter Dunne stands down

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:17 pm on 21 August 2017
No caption

Photo: RNZ/Rebekah Parsons-King

It's over for the United Future Party in parliament. Peter Dunne, its sole MP and leader has announced he will not contest the election, after polling showed his Labour rival Greg O'Connor well ahead

We ask RNZ's Political Editor Jane Patterson what this means.

Get the new RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)