In the lead-up to this year's local body elections, the race for the mayor's seat of Western Bay of Plenty comes down to three very different contenders. Reporter Kiri Gillespie sits down with seasoned councillor Margaret Murray-Benge, the only woman in the running to lead the district, and asks why she thinks she should be mayor, what change she will bring, and what makes her tick.

Margaret Murray-Benge is used to fighting for things.

The seasoned Western Bay of Plenty councillor has successfully fought for a pedestrian footpath at McLaren Falls, safety improvements at the intersection of State Highway 29

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