Category: Whangarei

DEMOCRACY NORTHLAND

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Frank Newman: Maintaining high standards of local reporting

By Frank Newman   Let me talk you through the latest issue of the Whangarei Leader. It’s Whangarei’s only free …

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Muriel Newman: The Abuse of Power

By Muriel Newman, Director NZ Centre for Political Research 7 February 2021   On election night, Jacinda Ardern promised to …

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SUBMISSION: Local Electoral (Maori Wards and Maori Constituencies) Amendment Bill

11 February 2021 Committee Secretariat Maori Affairs Committee Parliament Buildings Wellington   Dear Sir, Thank you for providing the opportunity …

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Petitions submitted to councils, more to come

Democracy Northland has today submitted it’s 13,114 signature petition to the Whangarei District Council, the Kaipara District Council and the …

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MINISTER SIGNALS INTENTION TO REMOVE PETITION RIGHT

We believe the proposed intervention by the Minister of Local Government, Nania Mahuta, to remove petition rights under Parliamentary urgency …

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GUEST COMMENT: Cr Simon Reid – Why I voted for a public vote on Maori Wards

Cr Simon Reid As an elected member of our District Council, I think it is best for me to concentrate …

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PLEASE HELP RESTORE LOCAL DEMOCRACY IN NORTHLAND BY SIGNING OUR PETITIONS.

They can be downloaded and printed from the following links:
If you live in Whangarei, please sign the WDC and NRC petition BELOW.

Whangarei District Council Petition Coordinator:

If you live in Kaipara, please sign the KDC and NRC petition BELOW.

Kaipara District Council Petition Coordinators:

If you live in the Far North, please sign the NRC petition BELOW.

Northland Regional Council Petition Coordinator:

Please mail the petition forms to Democracy NorthlandPO Box 334, Whangarei 0110. Or alternatively you can scan or photograph the form and email to: info@democracynorthland.co.nz.