Carols from the Beehive: A very Christmassy Parliamentary challenge

Newshub extended a challenge to the political parties representing New Zealand in the halls of Parliament.

Parties were asked to re-write the lyrics to 'The Twelve Days of Christmas', sing along and send us the results.

National decided to have Shane Reti provide guitar accompaniment, while MPs sang about some key political gifts of the year: fiscal holes, bowl lattes and spaghetti on pizza.

The National Caucus' singalong.
The National Caucus' singalong. Photo credit: Supplied

Labour also sang about fiscal holes, but in their version, there are none. It also sang about growing the regions, making workers happy and building houses - four of them.

Labour's carolers.
Labour's carolers. Photo credit: Supplied

Brave ACT MP David Seymour went it alone, singing about ACT policies - charter schools, trade deals, tax cuts for families and farmers getting on with farming.

David Seymour with Santa.
David Seymour with Santa. Photo credit: Supplied

Sadly, the Greens and NZ First didn't take up the challenge.

Watch the video. Enjoy. Have a cool Yule.


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