Candidate - Justin Lester
New Zealand Labour Party
My principal place of residence is in the
Wellington City Council area.
I'm running for Mayor because I love Wellington
and I know we can make it even better.
I'll be a champion for Wellington and will focus
on looking forward and finding solutions, rather
than looking back and finding fault.
My priorities are, firstly, getting Wellington's economy
humming and creating jobs: I've grown my own business Kapai
and worked in executive management. I'll use that experience
to grow Wellington.
Second, getting Wellington's transport moving by freezing
public transport fares and unblocking congestion at the Basin.
Third, ensuring Wellington builds homes that are warm, dry and
As Deputy Mayor I have the experience to work with
Government to get things done.
I come from humble beginnings and am living proof that strong
communities make a real difference in people's lives. I play a
range of sports and support the arts. As a father to two young
girls, Wellington is my future
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