Listen live: Chris Luxon talks policy, key issues with John MacDonald on NewstalkZB

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Listen live: Chris Luxon talks policy, key issues with John MacDonald on NewstalkZB

National’s new leader Chris Luxon is set to discuss the party’s policies and key issues as well as his own background and strengths.

He will join Canterbury Mornings with John MacDonald on NewstalkZB at 10am.

Listen to the conversation live below:

Luxon succeeded in his bid to become leader yesterday, beating former leader Simon Bridges, who withdrew from the contest.

Bridges confirmed the move on Twitter and said he’d met Luxon on Tuesday morning and had a “great discussion”.

“I am withdrawing from the leadership contest and will be backing Chris. He will make a brilliant National leader and Prime Minister,” Bridges said.

In his maiden speech, Luxon asked for a clean break.

“We are drawing a line under the events of the last four years, and we are putting them behind us,” Luxon said.

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