Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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In Canberra's Cabinet office sits a letter from a man who used to preside over its proceedings.

It's from former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. It begs the Turnbull government to officially nominate him as Australia's candidate to run the United Nations.

If Cabinet agrees, it's game on. A trans-Tasman clash. Kevin Rudd vs Helen Clark.

But is it an even match? Can a one-term prime minister who was rolled in a bloody coup, who orchestrated another coup, and who was beaten by fellow bloody-coup victim Tony Abbot, beat Helen Clark? A three-term Prime Minister who initiated progressive change like Civil Unions, schemes like KiwiSaver and the Superannuation Fund, and state-owned companies like KiwiBank and KiwiRail?

Here they are, head to head. Rudd vs Clark.

Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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Kevin Rudd VS Helen Clark: Chalk and Cheese

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