Senior political lecturer appointed NZ First chief of staff

Dr Jon Johansson.
Dr Jon Johansson. Photo credit: The Nation

A respected senior political lecturer will become Winston Peters' most senior advisor.

Dr Jon Johansson specialised in New Zealand and American politics, and political leadership at Victoria University.

He is now taking on the role of chief of staff for New Zealand First.

Dr Johansson replaces David Broome.