The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years. With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you.
Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?
21.2% Rates21.2% Complete
15% Housing15% Complete
14.2% Roads14.2% Complete
17% Public transport17% Complete
2.3% Water2.3% Complete
4.8% Waste4.8% Complete
7.5% Climate + environment7.5% Complete
13% Infrastructure13% Complete
4.9% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)4.9% Complete
Hi neighbours, Royal Oak roundabout could be getting a potential $1m upgrade. In the past five years, there have been 61 crashes at the roundabout. To make it safer, Auckland Transport has suggested a new shape for the roundabout, raised traffic islands, raised speed tables, and new road markings and signage. What do you think needs to be done about the roundabout?
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Auckland Transport's board may drop all or some of the planned speed restrictions on nearly 800 Auckland roads. Some might not make sense but if a lot are dropped following consultatio, how can Aucklanders be sure that it not simply because a reduction is unpopular? Read the story below:
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Kia ora neighbours. A brave Auckland woman has shared her experience of what life was like with her husband behind bars, and the lasting effect it's had on her and her children.
She's calling on the government to do more to support families of prisoners.
You can read her powerful account via the read more button below.
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