New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP
New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP
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‘Sad day for democracy’: Outrage in New Zealand after rare assault on politician leaves him with a black eye

  • The climate change minister was walking to work when a man punched him in the face without provocation, in a case that has shocked the laid-back nation
  • James Shaw suffered a black eye and lacerations but continued to attend a meeting before going to hospital

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New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP
New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw. Photo: AAP
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