Two hometown favourites, one candidate with impeccable union
credentials and a Maori representing a significant proportion
of party voting strength will be on show tonight in Labour's
leadership talent quest.
National Party list MP Michael Woodhouse has inherited one
of the Government's most controversial portfolios - workplace
relations and safety. The passage of an amendment Bill
through Parliament will be a major trial of his political
skills. Business editor Dene Mackenzie reports.