Subsequent to the sad departure of FFM, No Minister has been searching for an immigrant into New Zealand who is versed in politics and who can provide a different perspective on central government politics from a centre right perspective. And so we give you Hamish Collins.
Hamish is semi-retired and his family is not from New Zealand. He contacted us asking if he could blog with us as he has visited us anonymously for a wee while and thought he could contribute more substantially as his time dictates. Some of us here at No Minister have met with him and are confident he'll make a positive contribution.
Although he is not from New Zealand (but does live here), Hamish still has many contacts in New Zealand politics and business. And so as one door closes here at No Minister another one opens: welcome Hamish Collins.
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