Ms Broad has physics and Chemistry degrees.
Waitakare Mayoral candidate Rebecca Broad was arrested yesterday as she protested against the imprisonment and attempted government deportation of Iranian man Ali Panah. The arrest took place on the street that leads to the remand centre. Six other people were arrested, including her husband.
The Workers Party is not Ms Broad’s first foray into Marxist-Leninist politics. In the early ’00s she was active in the Christchurch Young Socialists, youth wing of the Communist League.