An accusation of lying, a poorly chosen phrase about Māori that had the audience grumbling and a candidate clapped off - before she was finished speaking.
These were some of the things that happened last night as Tauranga's mayoral candidates faced off for the last time this election.
• Bay of Plenty candidates find multiple election hoardings vandalised
• Too soon: Candidates ordered to take down giant election billboards
• Survey reveals aspirations of Tauranga election hopefuls
• Election 2019: 'Last minute rush' lengthens Rotorua candidate lists for local bodies
The mayoral debate at Maungatapu Marae was organised