How well do we really know our politicians and the personal values and experiences they bring to decisions that affect us all?
Newshub Nation's series 'Backstory' goes behind the scenes, into the lives and homes of our political leaders.
In this episode, New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft introduces her miniature pony Fifi and takes us to her home in Rodney, north of Auckland.
She also reflects on being orphaned as a teenager, escaping abuse on horseback and reconnecting with her Ngāpuhi whakapapa.
Watch the video.