The above, a Stuff site heading. She was a successful politician by any standard. I didn’t expect the commercial real estate agent role would last long and reviewers have slammed her TVNZ “entertainment” show.
But there’s an obvious next step namely Auckland mayor. With Phil Goff plainly leaving for a quieter diplomatic role Paula would butt in.
The only drawback is whether she’d want to. Politics is draining and she might prefer a less demanding future.