The Act Party has selected Indian origin candidate Pratima Nand on its list for the November elections. Ms Nand, who hails from Fiji, is a well-known social worker and a talented personality.

She has been honoured with a QSM and is a Justice of the Peace. Act has selected her as the electorate candidate for Mount Roskill in Auckland.

Ms Nand is an experienced broadcaster who has hosted several shows and is also a talented singer of devotional songs and light music, with several compact discs and cassettes to her credit. She is also a cuisine and cookery expert.

She is the first Fijian-Indian woman, to have been selected as an ACT Party electorate candidate.

She is a member of several social organisations in and around Auckland.