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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Hi neighbours, soft plastic recycling bins are coming back.
The Love NZ Soft Plastic Recycling Scheme, which was suspended in 2018, has returned to Auckland and Hamilton and, as of October, will be back in Wellington too.
It can get confusing trying to keep track of what to recycle, what not to recycle, and what's just rubbish.
To read more, click here.
Here's what you can and can't put in soft plastic recycling bins.
It’s time to vote for the city you love.
Local elections decide who is on your local council, regional council, district health board, and other important organisations in your area. The people who are elected get to make decisions that affect your daily life and the future of your town or city.
Why will you vote?