16 Aug 2019

Former NZ Black Fern joins mayoralty race in Porirua

From , 3:01 pm on 16 August 2019

Former New Zealand Black Fern and Porirua's deputy mayor, Izzy Ford, has put her name forward for the mayoralty race in the New Zealand city.

Ms Ford, who is Samoan and grew up in Porirua, says after 6 years of learning the mechanics of the council process and due diligence, now was the right time.

She spoke to Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor about the decision to run.

Porirua deputy mayor, Izzy Ford

Porirua deputy mayor, Izzy Ford Photo: RNZ Pacific