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Cabinet reshuffle: The winners and losers from Jacinda Adern’s lineup – Henry Cooke and Thomas Coughlan, Stuff NZ

A stoked Kiri Allan has entered Cabinet.

Kiri Allan

The class of 2017’s other big mover is East Coast MP Kiri Allan. She’s had a very good fortnight, having won her formerly staunchly blue seat from the National Party.

Allan was always pegged for promotion and has long been regarded as someone on the rise in Labour – her relationship with Ardern goes back to before their time as MPs. Allan gets the conservation portfolio. 

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