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Poll: Is this an appropriate way for a mayor to behave?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Wellington Mayor Andy Foster was photographed on Sunday helping pitch a tent in Shelly Bay.
The tent belonged to Anaru Mepham, from Mau Whenua, group opposing the controversial Shelly Bay development. Mepham described himself as a sentry for protesters who are standing by to join him if the bulldozers moved in.
Wellington City Council earlier this month voted nine votes to six to sell and lease its land at Shelly Bay to Shelly Bay Taikuru, owned by developer Ian Cassels and his partner.
Foster campaigned on the promise to stop the development, which is also opposed by Sir Peter Jackson.

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Is this an appropriate way for a mayor to behave?
  • 55.6% Yes
    55.6% Complete
  • 32.7% No
    32.7% Complete
  • 11.8% Not sure, I need more information
    11.8% Complete
297 votes
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