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Deborah Morris-Travers served as a NZ First MP in the first MMP coalition government and was the youngest ever Minister of the Crown. She spent 15 years at the leading edge of the movement for children and continues advocating for policy that ensures all families and communities thrive. Deborah has worked everywhere from money markets to the Green Party.
As the parties commence talks to form a coalition government, former NZ First MP Deborah Morris-Travers looks back at the 1996 coalition talks and the lessons today's players can learn from NZ's first MMP coalition agreement.