Dunedin's mayoral candidates say they want e-scooters to be banned from footpaths.
The death of a man who fell off a Lime e-scooter in Auckland earlier this month has put more of a spotlight on scooters
The Dunedin Pedestrian Action Network met with mayoral and council candidates in a public forum today.
The network is calling for a review of how the Dunedin City Council handled Lime e-scooters in the city.
While candidates didn't commit to a review, most agreed that new bylaws needed to be introduced to stop them from being ridden on footpaths.
Other solutions candidates discussed included geo-fencing e-scooters, which prevents them from operating inside certain areas, and lobbying central government for more stringent rules around e-scooters.
E-scooters were temporarily removed from Dunedin's streets earlier this year at council's request after an issue causing brakes to lock was discovered.