Jafapete lives in Auckland, of course. He spends too much time talking politics over beer at Galbraiths, New Zealand’s number one brewpub. He has worked at various times as a policy analyst, ministerial private secretary, trade union negotiator and academic. Also worked many years ago on Capitol Hill, and as a cook on a Costa Rican horse ranch. Present occupation cannot be disclosed right now.
First joined the Labour Party in 1975, and has continued to support left goals and principles ever since. This meant joining the New Labour Party on its formation in 1989. Has stood for various public offices as a Labour Party candidate. Currently, membership has lapsed.
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