We asked the Council candidates 20 questions. Here are links to their responses.
TRA welcomes feedback from the public on our draft submission for the GDC Representation Review.
ECT funds community grants and regional development by overcharging its beneficiaries.
We see this project extremely beneficial to the community and the effect such a small gesture like this can have socially, environmentally and even economically for people is huge.
Our group also views the ‘Flag the Bag’ campaign as a change to put Te Tairāwhiti on the map for something positive, and to show the rest of the country some of the great things that happen here.
Should our electricity network profits of $9.6M last year, instead be channeled to support funding community infrastructure?
A clear priority list from council, with some completion dates, would go a long way to satisfying residents concerns.
Should we charge logging trucks a road toll of $0.30 to $0.50 per kilometer?
Should we revisit the option of asset sales?
What rights do citizens have? How can we better participate in planning and decision-making?
About 25 people protested outside the GDC Fitzherbert St buildings and called on Council to stop the planned demolition and reconsider the whole assets transfer process. Tairawhiti Residents Association responding to an offical explanation from Council on why rent is being paid on the Testing Station and Holiday Park said the information provided adds even…
Join the working group due to launch Plastic bag free Tairawhiti during Plastic Free July 2016!