Performer and writer Oscar Kightley will be running for the Henderson-Massey local board in Auckland’s upcoming local elections, Stuff reports. Kightley who, in 2009, was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to television and theatre, was selected by the Labour Party. In 2019, the actor led a panel for Auckland Council on why Aucklanders should vote in the local elections. He has been passionate about local government since his days as a reporter for The Evening Star.