Will McKenzie, the lawyer behind a proposal to upgrade Auckland’s Harbour Bridge into an 18-lane superstructure, is running for local government, Stuff reveals. McKenzie said he gained confidence in his ideas while working as John Tamihere’s policy advisor in the latter’s 2019 run for the Auckland mayoralty. He will be up against the Albert-Eden Local Board by-election against lawyer and transport advocate, Bernadette Power, who calls his ideas “far-fetched.”