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Several years before they became leaders of the Labour and National parties, Jacinda Ardern and Simon Bridges got down with youth in this political episode of in beTWEEN. Casually dressed and fresh-faced, Bridges and Ardern discuss why they got into politics with presenters Jeremy Hollis and Julia Bloore (née Wright). Ardern jokes about kicking "Simon in the shins" during discussions. Actor Rawiri Paratene also appears; he says watching elders talk about issues on the marae inspired him to become political early on — at 16, he was in Māori activist group Ngā Tamatoa.
Usually when we're talking there's a table in front of us, and I'm quietly kicking Simon [Bridges] in the shins.– Labour list MP Jacinda Ardern jokes around with National's Simon Bridges
Opening and closing music composed by Digicake