Daran is a committed Regional Councillor for the Wellington constituency. He has worked tirelessly at a community level to find and implement solutions to issues arising from the new Wellington bus network. Daran has been a champion for more accessible public transport - including the introduction of off-peak and student fares. If elected Daran will focus on further fixing the Wellington bus network, advancing the Let’s Get Wellington Moving Project and getting a modern and fully integrated ticketing system in place for Wellington public transport. Daran is a public servant and lives in the City with his wife Vickie, and their children Crystal and Thomas, and Alaska the dog.