With less than a year to go until next year's local body election and the first candidate confirmed for Wellington's mayoralty, current city councillors are faced with the decision of whether to run again.
Last night former Green Party chief of staff Tory Whanau announced she was running for the city's top job.
Whanau is running a mayor or nothing campaign and as an independent.
She joined Wellington Mornings with Nick Mills for her first ever live interview.
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