Auckland mayoral race: Why Wayne Brown’s comments on reporter shouldn’t be ignored

Liam Dann, Simon Wilson and Fran O’Sullivan gather after the NZ Herald Auckland mayoral race debate live to discuss the performance of Efeso Collins and Wayne Brown. Video / NZ Herald

OPINION:

You can tell a lot about a person by the things they find funny.

Auckland Mayor’s favorite Wayne Brown thinks it would be hilarious to pee in a reporter’s face

In a recent interview with the Herald, outgoing mayor Phil Goff said one of the hardest lessons he learned in his transition from central to local government was learning to work with people who do not necessarily share his vision of the world. Goff said some of his top advisers were affiliated with the National Party and would have been political enemies had he encountered them in central government.