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Josie Pagani is a political commentator and public affairs consultant. She writes for Policy Network in the UK, a progressive policy think tank and is a regular contributor on TVNZ’s Q&A programme, Newstalk ZB and Radio New Zealand.
Nick Leggett, the former Porirua mayor and unsuccessful Wellington mayoralty candidate, has left the Labour party and says he intends to stand for National in the Mana seat next election. Josie Pagani explains why she thinks he could live to regret his decision.