64 days ago

Local Elections 2019 on Policy Local

Oliver Neighbourly Lead from One Tree Point

Policy Local makes it easy to see what sets the candidates apart in the local elections.
The Policy Local team surveyed over 3,000 local election candidates for their policy positions on a range of topics, from climate change to rates. Policy Local presents the candidates’ policies on each topic side by side, and we can favourite the policies we like to make it easier to cast our votes.
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1 hour ago

Should councils provide pensioner housing?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Mangawhai pensioners are concerned about where they might end up living after Kaipara District Council decided it should no longer provide social housing. Do you think councils should provide pensioner housing? why or why not?

7 hours ago

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8 days ago

New Blue Recycling Bins

Tom from Onerahi

Ok I can forsee more expenditure coming for the new District council. These new blue bins are one third smaller than the red bins. As I am aware we need to do alot more to reduce waste and recycle more. Why did the council not consider placing strategically bottlebanks every 5 -10 streets, and arrange to have them emptied every 2-3 weeks. I live in an area where i know that some homes use two red bins to put out their empty beer and wine bottles along with the plastic bottles containers and jars. I have a feeling that there will be alot of people going into the council in a months time saying their blue bins have developed legs and walked of with friendly people to live at their addresses in order to get new bins. I am sooo looking forward to how the district council explain this one.