29 days ago

Poll: What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

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?

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What is the top issue you want the local council to focus on?
  • 21.2% Rates
    21.2% Complete
  • 15% Housing
    15% Complete
  • 14.2% Roads
    14.2% Complete
  • 17% Public transport
    17% Complete
  • 2.3% Water
    2.3% Complete
  • 4.8% Waste
    4.8% Complete
  • 7.5% Climate + environment
    7.5% Complete
  • 13% Infrastructure
    13% Complete
  • 4.9% Local facilities (like parks and libraries)
    4.9% Complete
1789 votes
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What are your thoughts on Royal Oak roundabout getting an upgrade?

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9 hours ago

Is Auckland Transport going too slow on speed cuts ?

Todd Niall Reporter from Central Leader

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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3 days ago

Husband behind bars: How prison affected me and my kids

Josephine Franks Reporter from Central Leader

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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