Has anybody noticed how bad the weather forecasts for Taranaki are? For the last couple of years I have tended to look at the weather maps in the Daily News as they tend to be more accurate. By comparison the forecasts we see on the national stations tend to be over emotive and more often than not wrong. Do they know where Taranaki is? I have recently started looking at the NIWA website. I would highly recommend this. After a couple of months I have found it hardly ever wrong and it is far more descriptive. I am aware our mountain can cause local variations but this cannot explain the discrepancies. in my opinion. Hi Neighbours - what do you think?
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CORRECTION: This post has been amended to clarify that the price of fibre and copper broadband internet services will increase, and that the increase is between $3 and $5 a month, not only $5 a month on fibre broadband plans as previously posted. (Amended at 10.31am, June 23, 2022)
New Plymouth is a great place to live and we are the beneficiaries of a wonderful legacy.
These must be protected and increased for the future.
I am standing for election in the Kaitake-Ngāmotu General Ward for the New Plymouth District Council and bring to the table qualifications, experience, understanding and commitment.
Alongside Degrees in Management and Business I also bring work experience and knowledge gained in a variety of occupations as a soldier, chef, minister, business owner, and executive director.
These have developed in me a disciplined approach to people and situations, an understanding of organisations, and the importance of outcomes while managing change. In all of these relationships teamwork is critical.
I believe and support that democracy must be local.
If democracy is not experienced as a reality by people like ourselves it is democracy in name only. The more decisions that are made locally the better as too much is being decided and driven at an ever-increasing pace by Central Government. Local individuals and communities are increasingly disempowered and marginalised.
I do look forward to meeting you. To this end I am going to make myself available at specific locations and times. These are shared on my Facebook Page - Kevyn J. Harris for NPDC.