SPENDING OUR RATES

WHERE’S OUR MONEY GOING??

Current concerns raised by our members: We’re concerned that councillors are not listening to us. We want to see Council spending focussed on BASIC NEEDS, not nice-to-haves such as a new

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OPEN YOUR EYES, COUNCILLORS!

Councillors seem to me to be at least a year behind the times in their thinking. Replies to date from councillors to my email protesting the $44 million library precinct and

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WHAT??? and PAID??

DID YOU KNOW that councillors have appointed 15 paid advisors to Council (more than the number of councillors!) and that these so-called ‘External Appointees’ have voting rights on the various committees

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ABUSE OF POWER

By Dan McGuire Abuse of process The council city council has approved the rate increase for the library without having even completed any negotiations with iwi for use of the site.

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Here’s what you told Council…

** Click on each image to enlarge it. How would you prefer to vote? For example, only councillors in your ward and the mayor, or…? Do you feel connected to

INFLAMMATORY MISINFORMATION BEING SPREAD!

We’re concerned that some organisations are spreading inflammatory and incorrect ‘information’ (read emotional hype) about Three Waters. LET’S BE CLEAR: Nelson councillors were NOT voting YES or NO  on whether

What the heck IS this Three Waters anyway?

What the heck IS this 3-waters thing? From the horse’s mouth: (we’ve added the headings) ” In July 2020, the Government launched the Three Waters Reform Programme – a three-year programme to