186 days ago

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

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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Greg Heffernan's Marinated Lamb Salad recipe with Fresh Coriander & Mint Leaves

Ingredients
1 lamb fillet or ½ lamb loin

For the marinade:
1 shallot or 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon fresh mint, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh coriander, sliced
5 or 6 pieces pickled ginger
Pinch of chilli powder or fresh chilli
Juice and zest of 1 lime
2-3 tablespoons soy sauce

To serve:
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½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

Please follow the link for the full recipe.

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