In the lead up to the 2020 election, Stuff is keeping voters up to date with what’s happening in their electorate, through Neighbourly. Here’s what you need to know about the candidates in the running to be Hamilton West's MP.
At the October 17 election, New Zealanders will have the opportunity to choose their regional spokesperson.
Through the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) voting system, those enrolled can vote for the party they want as well as a local representative.
Why does my MP matter?
The person elected will be the voice for your region in Parliament. If you’re having trouble getting entitlements or dealing with Government departments, they can help. If your community needs funding for certain projects or activities, or there isn’t enough healthcare in the area, the elected MP can step in and help.
To read more, click here.
SNIP ‘N’ CHIP RETURNS TO HAMILTON!
We are excited to relaunch our desexing and microchipping campaign in Hamilton!
From Monday 25th January 2021, we are working with Care Vets to offer heavily discounted desexing and microchipping in Hamilton for Community Services Cardholders
Cat-owners who have a Community Services Card can Snip ‘n’ Chip their cats or kittens for just $20! This is a limited time offer that is available until bookings run out.
In our last Snip ‘n’ Chip campaign, we desexed over 200 cats and we want this campaign to be even bigger! Help us give your cat a better life.
Visit SPCA’s Hamilton Centre now with your Community Services Card to purchase your Snip ‘n’ Chip voucher!
There are LIMITED numbers available so GET IN QUICK.
PLEASE NOTE: Vouchers can ONLY be purchased by visiting SPCA’s Hamilton Centre, not by calling us or by messaging us on Facebook. You will then need to book your cat/kitten in with your local Care Vets.
Glen Terry, 30, did a video for LinkedIn about how much he wanted to work, and employers listened.
Terry, who has Down Syndrome, now works in Gilmours Hamilton - a job he found with help from Disability Employment facilitator Selwyn Cook.
Read more here. Do you remember the feeling of finding your first job?