This is how you get elected.
1. Populism: The first thing you need to do is go after the Giant Multinationals that send profits offshore. No one here suffers from that idea, and it would be extremely popular. Tax the multinationals properly and drop taxes drastically on small businesses. 2. Nationalism: The second thing you need to do is adopt a philosophy of 'New Zealand-ism, not Globalism'. Come out against Free Trade deals, call both Labour and National leaders corporatist neoliberal hacks (and double down on this whenever questioned) and tell the New Zealand people we are going to 'Lead the world again' (good slogan idea too). We are going to lead the world on climate change and technological advancement (run ads featuring Ernest Rutherford, Sir Ed Hillary and Kate Sheppard with the slogan "lets lead the world again" featuring prominently. 3. Sympathy: You need to do lunches in low decile NZ schools, dedicate some resources to homeless shelters and food banks, and legalise low level drugs like weed (cite the strain it puts on our prison system and the tax payer). Visit low decile schools and look people in the eye and say your the only one who can help (all while the cameras roll of course). Congratulations, you are now Prime Minister of New Zealand. P.S. I'm available if you need a campaign manager!
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