8 Mar 2017

Opportunities Party officially registered as political party

5:37 pm on 8 March 2017

The Opportunities Party has been officially registered as a political party and is on the hunt for candidates.

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Opportunities Party leader Gareth Morgan. Photo: RNZ

Leader Gareth Morgan originally said it would be a list-only party, but it subsequently changed its mind and fielded a candidate in last month's Mt Albert by-election.

When Mr Morgan founded the party three months ago, he said it would not join a coalition but could happily work with either Labour or National.

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