Marie was elected in October 2016 to the Dunedin City Council(DCC) in the South Island of New Zealand for 3 years. She was one of two Green DCC Councillors and also the Aotearoa New Zealand Greens’ first Pāsifika Elected Member (at either Local or Central government level.) Marie was re-elected for a second term in October 2019 and part of her work is to support colleague Cr Aaron Hawkins, who was elected as Aotearoa New Zealand’s first Green Mayor. She also Chairs the Community and Culture Committee and is Deputy-Chair of the Grants Sub-Committee. In this webinar, She talks about her experience and works as a Local government councillor.