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Allow Essential Maintenance of Golf Courses During Lockdown Period

MBIE have determined that golf course turf maintenance is not an essential service during the Covid-19 lockdown period. If critical parts of any golf course (namely putting greens) do not receive basic maintenance over the shutdown period, the task of restoring the greens to required standards/conditions may not be achievable or affordable for many golf clubs. The long term financial impacts for these clubs, and consequently for the many NZ’ers who enjoy the game, will be far reaching.   Please

Created: 2020-04-08

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 3658 3603
12 months 3658 3603

A vote of no confidence in the Mayor and Several councillors of the DCC

I have started this petition which will be presented to the Minister for Local Government. The Mayor and several councillors have pushed through policies  with little or no public consultation,the latest being the change of speed to 10kmh in the CBD .This was done by the Mayor using the Covid 19 argument it will be better for the public and reduce the risk of infection . This happened within a matter of days and the signs were already printed before the vote at council was done. This was also do

Created: 2020-05-17

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 2131 2119
12 months 2130 2119

Save our Centre! Government funding essential to keep classes running for disabled children in Taranaki.

Conductive Education Taranaki has provided highly valued specialised sessions for kids with disablilites since 2017 without Ministry of Health funding.   Conductive Education has been part of New Zealand for over 25 years, with existing providers receiving Government funding. Centres in Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Christchurch all hold Child Development Services contracts to support their service delivery.  We have to raise it all ourselves through exposure, events and activities! Enough i

Created: 2020-08-03

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 1323 1279
12 months 1323 1279

Preserve the Eskdale Park in the Esk Valley Napier

Petition summary: The HB Mountain Bike Club and the Hastings District Council have put forth a proposal to develop the Eskdale Park into a mountain bike hub with further future plans of development. This will take the direction of the Eskdale Park away from being the beautiful natural green country park it is currently. The Eskdale Park is the only country park in the Esk Valley area. It deserves to be protected and set up as a natural reserve and green space for families to enjoy both now and i

Created: 2020-07-29

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 770 719
12 months 770 719

SAVE THE SIR DOVE MYER ROBINSON LAWN

The Dove-Myer Robinson Park and its magnificent pohutukawa are threatened by the construction of a National Erebus monument. The proposed structure will be up to 8 metres above ground and its length many more. Images from the Ministry of Culture and Heritage. Images developed by local residents This project has not been well conceived, and has been pushed through without due process including wider community consultation. This is not acceptable. Our petition is to the Waitemata Local Board an

Created: 2019-09-26

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 655 646
12 months 654 645

Re-open the sale yards

COVID-19 shut down our sale yards but now we desperately need to have these re-opened, particularly in areas like Hawke's Bay where severe drought is having a major impact. Hawke's Bay farmers are currently facing what may be the worst drought in history, and the situation is compounded by the loss of the sale yards - an avenue of selling that the majority of farmers know well and have ultilised in the past. Other regions are also under significant feed pressure and would benefit from sale yards

Created: 2020-05-02

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 461 459
12 months 461 459

Mangere Bridge Carpark entrance closure.

Do you agree that closure of the main entrance to the Mangere Bridge shops carpark has not been well considered nor widely consulted on and will be detrimental to local small businesses and traffic movement including delivery vehicles in the area and place pedestrians in increased conflict with traffic from the new smaller proposed entrance. If you are in agreement please sign this petition.

Created: 2020-06-10

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 380 379
12 months 380 379

Partial refund to international and domestic students studying in Aotearoa

International students have been promised an unforgettable experience and limitless opportunities in New Zealand Universities. We have been paying 3-4 times more than domestic students to get the full New Zealand educational experience. Due to COVID-19 Universities have decided to put the rest of the term online. Which lacks on experience and the wide range of opportunities that we have been promised e.g. Lab practicses, Internships, many more.. A partial refund of the thousands of NZD we have p

Created: 2020-04-09

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 330 312
12 months 330 312

Signatures needed for safe pedestrian crossing in Ngunguru!

We the residents of Ngunguru and the Tutukaka Coast petition the Whangarei District Council and Roading NZ to develop and establish pedestrian zebra crossings at 1983 Ngunguru Road as well as at the intersection of Ngunguru Road and Shoebridge Crescent.  These two crossing points already receive a large amount of pedestrian traffic, particularly at the start and end of the primary school day and require signage and a pedestrian right of way for the safety of our children and community members. A

Created: 2020-07-30

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 285 281
12 months 285 281

Name the NorthConnex Tunnel after Jim Adams.

This petition is to show support for the naming of the NorthConnex Tunnel after Jim Adams who lost his life during the construction of the tunnel on May 23rd 2017. To name this tunnel after a well respected man is a small token of appreciation for both the memory of Jim and his family.

Created: 2020-03-30

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 1226 265
12 months 1226 265