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Wellington Mayor Tory Whanau reveals ADHD and autism traits, embraces diagnosis for positive change – NZ Herald 7 June 2024

Summarised by Centrist

Wellington Mayor Tory Whanau has been diagnosed with ADHD and significant traits of autism, leading her to adjust her work routine to manage her symptoms. According to the NZ Herald, Whanau says the diagnosis came after receiving professional mental health support after admitting to a drinking problem in 2023.

Embracing the diagnosis, Whanau aims to adjust her mayoral duties, which include keeping meetings to 30 minutes and making more time for physical rest.

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