The Opportunities Party exists to provide genuine opportunities for everyone.

Political parties past and present, do not have the courage to deal with the cost of living, housing or climate crises.

We do.

TOP's approach

We will implement bold policies such as a Universal Basic Income and a Land Value Tax to solve our biggest problems.

We are willing to work with whoever is in Government to get results.

Our success depends on you

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Meet TOP's leader

Raf Manji | Leader

Raf Manji

Raf is a multi-disciplinarian with a background in finance, governance, strategy, policy and risk.

He spent two terms as a Christchurch City Councillor from 2013 to 2019. As Chair of the Finance Committee, his main focus was the Council's financial position and insurance settlement, as well as its post-earthquake strategic direction and engagement with Central Government. Since leaving Council, he has worked with the Human Rights Commission and the NZ Police Assurance and Risk Committee.

Raf spent 11 years trading global markets and providing high-level macro-economic advice for investment banks in London. In 2002, he moved to New Zealand and has since been actively involved in governance, strategy and social enterprise. He has worked with the AsianNZ Foundation, the Volunteer Army Foundation, Refugee Resettlement Services, Christchurch Budget Services, Pillars, and the Christchurch Arts Festival as both a volunteer and board member. He also worked with the Christchurch Foundation to support...

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