Former Member of Parliament Dr Ashraf Choudhary is leading a team of four independent candidates for the Papatoetoe Local Board Election.
Among the member of his Team are Alistaire Hall, Sina Aiolupotea-Aiono and Ross Robertson.
“Our diverse team has some great ideas and we are focused on working together for the benefit of all in the Papatoetoe community. Our team reflects the multicultural feature of the Papatoetoe community, with each of us bringing different abilities and perspectives,” Dr Choudhary said.
According to him, the Team would work towards control of liquor outlets, better services for families, the elderly, disabled, and young people.
“We will also strengthen community safety and strive for the retention and sound financial management of our community assets,” he added.