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On the Money: Auckland's mayoral wannabes, old punks don't die, Zoom blurs and more ...

Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 16 Jul 2022

On the Money: Auckland's mayoral wannabes, old punks don't die, Zoom blurs and more ...
On the left, all three centre-right candidates for the Auckland mayoralty. (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
Sat, 16 Jul 2022
Would the ‘only centre-right candidate for the Auckland mayoralty’ please step forward?If one thing’s clear about the race for the Auckland mayoralty, it’s that things are a bit crowded on the right-hand end of the spectrum.CBD booster Viv Beck, serial restaurateur Leo Molloy, and self-proclaimed ‘Mr Fix-It’ Wayne Brown are all clustered there and, according to such polls as exist, are drowning one another out and making Labour-backed Efeso Collins the most likely victor.So, it was a bit of a surprise to rece...

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