Working together, strengthening partnerships and focusing on infrastructure are among the key things Tauranga and Western Bay leaders are hoping for in 2020. Kiri Gillespie finds out what is on each leader's wish list for

Tauranga mayor Tenby Powell

Western Bay of Plenty mayor Garry Webber

Tourism Bay of Plenty chief executive Kristin Dunne

National leader and Tauranga MP Simon Bridges

Iwi representative and historian Buddy Mikaere

Tauranga-based list MP Jan Tinetti


Te Tuinga Whanau director and author Tommy Wilson

Tauranga Chamber of Commerce chief executive Matt Cowley

Incubator Creative Hub director Simone Anderson

Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller

Bay of Plenty-based list MP Angie Warren-Clark