Internet Party names 15 candidates

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Last updated 12:10 19/06/2014
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The Internet Party has announced its candidates for the 2014 election. Meet two of them here.

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The Internet Party has named 15 candidates on its list headed by Laila Harre, who is yet to say which seat she will stand in.

The party said the list showcased a strong and diverse group of Kiwis committed to leading positive change in the digital age.

It said the candidates would contest the election "with a focus on Internet-Mana's drive for the all-important party vote".

The candidates were selected after a series of selection meetings around the country Harre said they ranged in age from 23 to 48 and reflected an impressive depth and breadth of expertise and experience.

"The candidates we've selected had no sponsors, no 'machine' behind them," she said.

"They put themselves forward because they believe in what the Internet Party stands for and are committed getting the change of government we so urgently need on September 20."

They would stand in "strategic electorates" but candidates were particularly strong in the critical Auckland region.

INTERNET PARTY CANDIDATES

List Name Electorate
1 Laila Harre (leader) TBA
2 Chris Yong, Te Atatu
3 Miriam Pierard, Auckland Central
4 David Currin, Whangarei
5 Beverley Ballantine, Ilam
6 Gil Ho, Northcote
7 Pani Farvid, Palmerston North
8 Patrick Salmon, East Coast
9 Roshni Sami, Kelston
10 Callum Valentine, Wellington Central
11 Grant Keinzley, Taranaki-King Country
12 Lois McClintock, Wigram
13 Robert Stewart, Dunedin North
14 Raymond Calver, Hamilton East
15 Andrew LePine Dunedin South

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