Rotorua's Tania Tapsell on being a young councillor

From Nine To Noon, 9:43 am on 12 August 2016
Tania Tapsell

Tania Tapsell Photo: Supplied

Local body elections take place in two months time ( 8 October) and if your image of local councillors is that they are all over 50 years of age and white, then our next guest will disrupt that view...Tania Tapsell of Te Arawa, Ngati Whakaue descent became a Rotorua Lakes Councillor at the 2013 election at the age of 21.

So what does it take for a young person to stand and and why should they care?