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Paul Bailey: Clever move by the Nats to select Vernon Tava

The recent media rumour that Vernon Tava is a front runner to be National’s candidate for Northcote is surprising. Not that Vernon could be candidate for the Nat’s, but that he’s seen as a favourite. Amazing what a bit of name recognition does for your chances.

In saying that though I think it would be a clever move by the Nat’s to select Vernon. Being open to selecting an ex Green has something of Game of Thrones about it. An attempt to soften the hard edges so to speak. And the Nat’s need to do . . .

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