Parties in the student quarter on a Tuesday

National Party Taieri candidate Liam Kernaghan speaks to students Hannah Johns (20, left) and Bri Leahy (26) during the Political Clubs Day in The Link at the University of Otago yesterday.

The event, which ran from noon to 2pm, was a part of the Otago University Students’ Association 2020 Politics Week and gave students the chance to meet political parties’ youth wings and other political clubs on campus.

The week involves a range of events, and aims to get students involved with New Zealand politics in the Dunedin community, ahead of the election.

A debate between representatives from the Otago youth wings was also held at Starters Bar last night, and this evening a panel will answer questions about the End of Life Choice Act referendum at the university. The same will be held for the cannabis referendum tomorrow.


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