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Pull No Punches
Lunch with Judith Collins
Due to the current Covid-19 this event has had to be postponed. A new date will be confirmed soon.
If you have already purchased a ticket and have not yet been contacted by the Addington Events Team please contact them on email@example.com or (03) 338 9094.
Thursday 20 August 2020 12noon
$75 per person
Join us for lunch to launch the candid and revealing memoir from one of New Zealand politics’ great survivors – National MP, Judith Collins.
– 2 course lunch
– drink on arrival
– a copy of Judith Collins book ‘Pull No Punches’
Her book launch in Auckland was sold out and the feedback from the event included “she is so, so funny and completely dazzling in front of an audience’’. This will be a great event, so book today so you don’t miss out!
‘Pull No Punches’ is a frank account from National MP Judith Collins of the highs and lows of a political life. From her humble beginnings as the youngest daughter of Labour-voting farming parents, Judith Collins has carved a path to almost the very top of New Zealand politics.
Collins grew up in rural Walton, Waikato, on a dairy farm. At the age of 10 she entered politics, running for class president. She won.
After a successful career as a lawyer, Collins became the MP for Papakura in 2002, alongside fellow new recruit John Key. When Key and National won office in 2008, Collins became the Minister for Police, Corrections and Veterans.
Pull No Punches is the candid story of a determined Minister at the centre of New Zealand political life and of a woman who is always resilient in the face of adversity.
Funny, forthright and fearless, Collins reveals what it is like to survive—and thrive—for two decades as a senior female politician.