COMMENT: Georgina Campbell

Wellington's new mayor is facing a brick wall at the first hurdle and he'll have to play politics to find a way through it.

Andy Foster did not make a decision on who his deputy mayor would be on the campaign trail.

That's a problem for him now because he wasn't voted in with a mandate for who would be his right hand at the council table.


In other words, the fight for the job is in full swing.

The brick wall that Foster will come up against if he's not careful is the left side of