Yes. Unfortunately it’s necessary due to a number of factors including the cost of replacement and maintenance of assets and also additional demands imposed by central government for increased levels of service.
No. I don’t agree with the government’s decision to take away the management of the three waters from councils.
Yes. Climate change is only going to get worse in years to come and the NPDC is developing plans to tackle it.
Sorry. I’m not in a position to answer this question.
Personally I don’t support a Maori ward as I don’t believe in segregation.
I believe the council is on the right track having implemented community boards and having elected members representing each board and the community within.
Having committed to invest $40 million I believe it should be capped at this amount.
I’ve really enjoyed working alongside the other board members during the last term and we have a number of projects unfinished so I would really like to be able to serve my community again and finish these.