Jim Anderton was a politician of passion and principle. From 2017: Longtime politician Jim Anderton honoured in Queen’s Birthday list. He will be missed.
So sad to hear of the passing of Jim Anderton today. He was a man of huge integrity, strong values and had a genuine passion for people. He dedicated so much of his life to public service and leaves a huge legacy. My thoughts are with his family and friends. RIP, Jim.
— Jacinda Ardern (@jacindaardern) January 6, 2018
Government mourns the passing of Jim Anderton https://t.co/1zUoeqx6Q9
— Scoop News (@ScoopNZ) January 6, 2018