Want something to change in your suburb? You have the power to make it happen, says Devonport-Takapuna local board member Toni van Tonder on The Spinoff. “Strangely enough, this Auckland Council election slogan has led me to consider the role women, and in particular mothers, can and should play in setting the strategic direction of our glorious city Tāmaki Makaurau,” says Toni. “Perhaps I can give you the nudge you need to consider running for your local board in this year’s election.”