ZB ZB
Live now
Start time
Playing for
End time
Listen live
Listen to NAME OF STATION
Up next
Listen live on
ZB

Tory Whanau: I gave them a chance but a meeting is now off the table

Publish Date
Thu, 20 Apr 2023, 1:04pm
Passenger rail protesters glued themselves to the road at the Basin Reserve. Photo / Vita Molyneux
Passenger rail protesters glued themselves to the road at the Basin Reserve. Photo / Vita Molyneux

Tory Whanau: I gave them a chance but a meeting is now off the table

Publish Date
Thu, 20 Apr 2023, 1:04pm

Wellington's Mayor has taken the offer to meet with disruptive climate protesters off the cards.

Tory Whanau was willing to speak with Restore Passenger Rail supporters after they'd sat in traffic in a demonstration on Monday.

She was prepared to advocate for their demands, in good faith.

But Mayor Whanau says she's disappointed the group hit the streets again today, and blocked traffic on Adelaide Road.

She says a lot of the buses were backed up due to the protest and she can understand if people are frustrated.

LISTEN ABOVE 

 

Take your Radio, Podcasts and Music with you