Rattling the Chains: Finn Campbell, Rachel Elder & Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle

Ian Telfer speaks with Dunedin Mayoral candidates Finn Campbell, Rachel Elder and Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle in Episode 5 of Rattling the Chains by Otago Access Radio.

 Photo: Supplied
Photo: Supplied
Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle explains his love of Trump and push for lower rates, Finn Campbell says the city is 15 years behind schedule on climate change and Rachel Elder reveals plans for a Great Dunedin Walkway.

Rattling the Chains is a six-week pre-election radio, podcast and video series on OAR FM. Each week, aspiring mayoral candidates will be paired for a half-hour interview discussion live from the OAR FM studio in Dunedin Community House.

They will be questioned on their ideas, their influences, their values, maybe even their favourite music. And most of all, why they want to be the Mayor and wear those chains of office.

More Rattling the Chains episodes here.


Wow very interesting by vote goes to Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle never heard of him but you can see he is well read, can see his mind ticking over and appears to be for the people of Dunedin and is shooting the other rubbish down. big ups to Malcolm.

One thing that rang true with me was Finn Campbell when he mentioned about cycle ways and that if you consider that your children would be safe using them alone then they are upto a suitable standard - very true. When it was announced that Dunedin was getting cycle ways in 2015 I quickly thought of the ones in Sydney, Melbourne and the Gold Coast that wind and twist through parks near the ocean you see families enjoying, they have a line for walkers and cycles. yeah how cool but not, Instead Cull Bidrose let NZTA destroy roads to make substandard unsafe cycle ways in Dunedin. with supporters saying that the DCC has no say , sign off or control, total rubbish if you had a mayor or manager/s with a back bone they would have halted all work until sorted, now Dunedin has Cull jumping ship and Saunders now going to work for ORC, surprise surprise again leaving Dunedin rate payers holding the rubbish cycle lanes, which IMHO are unsafe and will need redesign,

Why is Ian Telfer refering to Trump supporters like they're scum? Those on the left love Obama, but Obama destroyed Libya and created misery for millions of people, and turned what was one of the worlds richest nation's into one with open air slave markets..those on the left seem perfectly happy with that when Obama comes visiting this country. But Trump ,who has done the exact opposite, is painted as the bad guy?

Keeping in mind that Trump is a President overseas, with no connection to pluralist Dunedin.

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