13 Sep 2022

Dunedin mayoral race

From Nine To Noon, 9:25 am on 13 September 2022
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Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon

In Dunedin 11 mayoral hopefuls are vying for the top job at this year's local body elections. Incumbent Aaron Hawkins is being challenged by a group of fellow councillors who all say his leadership style leaves a lot to be desired.

The election is likely to be fought over the future of the city's one-way road system, the council's spending and debt levels as well as its move to make the inner-city more pedestrian and cycling friendly.

Kathryn talks to Otago Daily Times senior journalist Grant Miller who covers the Dunedin City Council.

We've also covered mayoralty races in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington   

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