• Video: Napier candidates stake their claim in spirited debate

Video: Napier candidates stake their claim in spirited debate

Napier candidates in the upcoming general elections staked their claim in a spirited debate organised by Hawke’s Bay App.

The debate, which is streaming on the Hawke’s Bay App Facebook page, was held at The Urban Winery in Napier and produced and broadcast by Engage Video.

Six of the seven candidates standing for the seat currently held by Labour’s Stuart Nash attended the event. They are Mark Hutchinson of Labour; Democracy NZ’s Martin Langford; Julienne Dickey of the Green Party; New Zealand First’s Laurie Turnbull; Katie Nimon of the National Party; and ACT’s Pawel Milewski.

Topics covered included the cost of living crisis, the Cyclone recovery, crime and co-governance.

Hawke’s Bay App also held a debate between Tukituki candidates which will be broadcast tomorrow (Thursday) at 7pm on Facebook.

Moderator: Andrew Austin.

Cameras and Sound: John Norris, Ben Firman and Carlos Lopez of Engage Video.