National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
New Zealand

As Jacinda Ardern soars in New Zealand elections, ethnic Chinese voters look to her opponent

  • Although the incumbent prime minister leads in polls by double digits, her support among Chinese Kiwis is at a paltry 26.5 per cent
  • The group’s pro-business stance largely aligns with the aims of the National Party, whose focus is on rebuilding New Zealand’s economy

National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
National Party leader Judith Collins, right, is the favoured candidate among ethnic Chinese voters by a 52.2 per cent to 26.5 per cent margin over incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left. Photo: Getty Images
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