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Stop Government intensifying every suburb in our cities before it's too late.

Take action now, sign the petition! Still shocked this legislation was passed under your nose? Join our Facebook community group and be a part of the nationwide fight to have the law taken off the books. Help us protect our lovely suburbs/cities as some of the most liveable worldwide. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1071945533581901    Changes to the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) passed in December 2021 compel big city Councils to zone ALL suburbs medium density or greater, with limited sco

Created: 2022-06-03 Statistics

Bring ALDI supermarkets to New Zealand!

I've started this petition to get Aldi to open up shops in NZ. After returning from Australia where I discovered and fell in love with Aldi for the first time. I was so impressed with the affordability, quality and range of food, clothing, house wear etc.I belive to make it more affordable for NZ consumers the supermarkets need more competition - Aldi is the answer to this and I feel it would be hugely popular here in NZ.I really belive there is a need and a market for this chain of supermarket

Created: 2017-07-06 Statistics

Signalized entrance road from Mairehau Road onto Preston's Park Drive to be constructed asap

The construction of the signalized entrance road from Mairehau Road onto Preston's Park Drive which we have been waiting seven (7) years for and no action taken. All residents/ratepayers have been told the road would be open soon for the past 7 years which is totally untrue. The residents want to show their frustrations at the lack of progress with this matter and signal to the Christchurch City Council and CDL Land that they are fed up with waiting. There are health and safety concerns regardin

Created: 2022-11-11 Statistics

Stop Government Housing Intensification on Hibiscus Coast

Everyone on the Hibiscus Coast is affected by the government driven housing intensification – promoted by Labour and supported by National and the Greens – that comes into effect this August 2022 This Medium Density Residential intensification could happen next door, in your street and community.  In most areas the new zoning allows as of right 3 houses, 3 stories (up to 12 metres) per property with building allowed 2.5 metres from the front boundary and 1 metre from the back and side boundaries

Created: 2022-06-01 Statistics

Proceed with Ōtepoti Dunedins George St Upgrade as planned

It's taken in excess of a decade to get to the point where our George Street upgrade is finally happening. There have been years of consultation, recommendations, reviews and mahi done to get us to this point, as well as HUGE amounts of residents money spent on the project so far. Important infrastructure upgrades beneath the road and a once in a lifetime opportunity to upgrade the street above ground into an inclusive, accessible shared retail and hospitality hub right in the heart of our CBD.

Created: 2022-10-27 Statistics

No Vaccine Pass for Hastings Public Facilities - NZ

We expect an immediate hold on the requirement of The My Vaccine Pass for access to Hastings District Council public facilities outside of the government mandate, to allow for democratic local decision making processes in accordance with the purpose of local government; public disclosure of their process on this decision and opportunities for public consultation:  For this petition to be accepted you are required to provide your address. Your details will be held in confidentiality with HDC and

Created: 2022-02-03 Statistics

Oppose Rotorua Council's 'interim' model of 1 Maori seat, 1 General seat and 8 At Large seats recommended to the Local Government Commission

Please sign this petition and share it with others so the results can be tabled at the Local Government Commission Hearings on 23 March. Giving the 19,791 citizens on the Māori Roll and the 51,618 citizens on the General Roll one seat each to vote for will give those on the Māori Roll over 2.6 times the voting power of those on the General Roll. This will violate the New Zealand Bill of Rights which gives each citizen the right to vote in genuine elections with each vote having the same voting p

Created: 2022-03-13 Statistics

Dogs in Te Anau town Centre - On leads only

Wanted to make changes to the current laws that dogs are not allowed in the Main Te Anau town centre.  In 2022 more and more people are travelling with their dogs on Holiday with them or out walking with their dogs that it would be nice to be able to access Restaurants & Cafe's in the town centre as dogs cannot be left in a vehicle in the heat of summer. Dogs must be on a lead at all times and be controlled by its owner.  Therfore we are asking for both the Community Board and Southland Dist

Created: 2022-01-31 Statistics

Change name to Te Hāwera High School - Opposing the name Te Paepae o Aotea

Tēnā koutou katoa We are direct Tangata W'enua deacendants of Tangahoe/Taangahoe/Tongahoe/Taangaahoe/Tanga'oi.(Which ever reasonates). We are opposing the new name offered for the Hawera High school - Te Paepae o Aotea. History of Te Hāwera Britannica Informarion 1870 Hāwera, town, southwestern North Island, NZ.  The original settlement, situated on the east Waimate Plain 2 miles (3 km) from the coast of South Taranaki Bight of the Tasman Sea grew around a blockhouse built in 1870 for protection

Created: 2022-07-10 Statistics

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity

Investigation and Prosecution of Those Individuals Responsible for Crimes Against Humanity   29 September 2021     The International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor Post Office Box 19519 2500 CM The Hague The Netherlands     And   Ms. Karen Mosoti, or official replacement for the office of Liaison Office of the International Criminal Court to the United Nations 866 United Nations Plaza Suite 476 New York, NY, 10017 USA 212-486-1346/47/62     Email: otp.informationdesk@icc-cpi.int   Dear

Created: 2021-09-29 Statistics

Petition concerning of simplifying the mutual recognition of Polish and New Zealand driving licenses.

We request the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Republic of Poland to finally step up for their own people and cooperate with the Government of New Zealand on the matter of simplifying the conversion of driving licenses both ways on the same terms as the other European Union countries, which means without the need to re-pass both theoretical and practical exams.  This will greatly support current and future generations of Polish people who are arriving in New Zealand or are returning back to Po

Created: 2022-05-28 Statistics

Opposition to Fencing off the Western arm of Port Tarakohe.

There seems to be a quite a few people opposed to the Penguin Trust/TDC putting up a fence on the western arm of Port Tarakohe.   TDC - "We have a responsibility under the Reserves Act 1977 to consult with the public to ensure this aligns with the vision and objectives of the community." If you oppose having this public area fenced off at rate payers expense then please sign this petition so TDC, the Penguin Trust, and the Community Council, will only take action that "aligns with the vision and

Created: 2022-05-06 Statistics

CAMP S.O.U.R WANTS YOUR SUPPORT FOR AN INQUIRY INTO THE MANAGEMENT OF NEW ZEALAND'S OIL REFINING CAPABILITIES AND FUEL INDEPENDENCE

The time has come!  An inquiry in to the management of New Zealands oil refining assets is needed. Its time for answers and we need your support. If you have had enough of the rising fuel prices...                                                       If you know that the import model is a nonsense... If you know that we can make world class bitumen which is used for asphalt and pavement works, including foam-bitumen stabilisation which can stop a road from freezing...                          

Created: 2022-06-30 Statistics

Save the McDougall as our Museum of Historical Art

SAVE THE MCDOUGALL AS OUR MUSEUM OF HISTORICAL ART     The Robert McDougall Art Gallery in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, New Zealand. The McDougall Art Gallery was gifted to the citizens of Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1928 by industrialist Robert Ewing McDougall (1860-1942) for the purposes of displaying the city’s art collection which was established by gifts of paintings to the city by the Canterbury Society of Arts, the Jamieson family and other private donors when the gallery opened i

Created: 2022-12-02 Statistics

To Preserve & Protect Observation Rock, Stewart Island / Rakiura.

Observation Rock provides the most accessible, unhindered and unobstructed view of the outstanding natural beauty of Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island / Rakiura. The Department of Conservation has undertaken a project with a number of parties to develop a viewing platform and interpretation panels / signage to “…greatly improve the visitor experience…”  A number of locals, in particular, long standing residents believe that any development at Observation Rock is unnecessary and will detract from th

Created: 2022-09-10 Statistics

Improve road safety outside St Thomas's School

We are asking Auckland Transport and the Orakei Local Board to improve traffic/road safety around the upper Allum Street area.  This is to minimise potential risk to our students, staff and community when the road gets busy during morning drop off and afternoon pick up times. This petition is to show community support for safety modifications to the road.    

Created: 2022-08-02 Statistics

Citizens vote of No Confidence in the Labour Government of NZ

Labour has showed Incompetence and a level of corruption that we the people now no longer have confidence this Government can perform the duties on the behalf of its citizens. They are responsible for pushing Globalist agendas amongst many other local issues that they were not elected on. We are calling on Labour to do the right thing by the people and call for a snap election so the people can elect new representatives who will be a Government of, by and for all people. When the people feel thi

Created: 2022-10-28 Statistics

NZTA should reduce the speed limit form 70k to 50k in the residential area of SH2 - Main North Road, Bay View

We are asking NZTA (Waka Kotahi) for the reduction of the speed limit to 50k for 3.2k of SH2 from the start of the residential area south to Franklin Road North in Bay View. This is a heavily populated residential area with a continuous flow of traffic, hundreds of vehicles daily travelling north and south from Napier - Taupo Road and Wairoa - Gisborne Road, logging trucks travelling from forests to Whirinaki Mill to Napier Port, then you have the residents trying to get in and out of driveways

Created: 2022-04-07 Statistics

Petition to Kaipara District Council to consider CCTV installations at Mangawhai Beach for safety concerns

This petition will be presented to KDC.  Terms to petition council can be found here; https://www.kaipara.govt.nz/council/council-meetings-and-public-information/petitions   We are petitioning to local council to consider placing CCTV at Mangawhai Heads beach following safety concerns arising from recent burglaries. 

Created: 2021-12-11 Statistics

Support for a Te Reo Digital Online Maths Learning Platform

Kaiako across Aotearoa need access to 100% Te Reo Maths resources and mainstream teachers want access to Te Reo Bilingual Maths resources. This petition proposed that the Digital Online Maths resources need to be complex, advanced, curriculum-aligned and affordable.  More importantly, it also needs to have a Te Ao Māori lens and worldview as part of the learning modules and lessons but also align with the Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa curriculum framework. Do you support a Māori lead

Created: 2022-02-18 Statistics