Rotorua councillor Tania Tapsell discusses hate speech allegations

Sean Plunket 27/05/2019

Councillor Tania Tapsell joins Sean Plunket to discuss the online comments made by Mayoral candidate Reynold​ Macpherson describing them as "totally unacceptable".

The post, a response to a video in which Tapsell encourages more young people to stand for council, is entitled "Beware the charismatic pitch of the Pied Piper".

Sean believes that the manner in which this complaint of hate speech was referred to police is undemocratic.

You can listen to the full interview above.