Jedi Stands Up For Supercity

It is not SWNZ’s intention to endorse a particular candidate, but it is interesting to note that a self-proclaimed Jedi seems to be standing for election to the new Auckland supercity council.

Star Wars fan Craig Thomas is “encouraging voters to strike back against dull, traditional candidates and support his policies. These include light sabre-based progress, the formation of a Rebel Alliance against the political clone army and light-speed local infrastructure.” He says that “he’s had a great response because he brings something different to the elections.”

Read the full story on Stuff.co.nz. Thanks to a number of readers who contacted us with reference to the news article.