Newshub reports a surge in nominations for Metiria to be the New Zealander of the Year.
I just love this idea and would encourage others to nominate her too.
So even if she’s forced out of parliament (I don’t say politics, I’m sure she’ll still be involved in getting important issues into the public’s mind after a break), she gets some reward for her brave speaking out on behalf of those we put into very tough situations. And it’s another way of keeping poverty in the headlines too.
She hasn’t forgotten living on struggle st, even if others have.