Husband and wife win seats on local board
It's new beginnings all round for Michael Wood and Julie Fairey.
The husband and wife team have been voted on to the Puketapapa Local Board and have also just become parents again with the birth of their second child Daniel.
Mr Wood had run for election twice before but this was Ms Fairey's first foray into campaigning and the Mt Roskill couple is humbled by the win.
"I knew Michael would get in but it's been a bit of a surprise for me," Ms Fairey says.
"It's been exciting and the messages of support have been very touching..."Click through for the rest of the article, on Stuff.