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TE WIWI NĀTI HAPŪ CLUSTER PETITION: THE ROAD

 Our road from and between the Kaiinanga Hill to the end of the Tikapa and Awanui Roads is often unsafe and inaccessible, especially in the wet months.   Whānau still live in that valley, and people travel in and out daily for work, for school, or to visit other whānau. We are often not able to attend our marae hui. The Ambulance and Fire Services often can't attend emergencies there.   We are asking that the Gisborne District Council repair the road.  No more short-term patch-ups.   We need our

Created: 2020-08-03

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 269 243
12 months 269 243

Safer streets with safer lighting

The above picture is Allen Bell Bridge at 6.15am. One of many bridges with insufficient lighting & unsafe footpaths due to lack of lighting which is hazardous. We as a community should be able to walk our streets safely, day and night without fear! Township streets should not be restricted because of the lack of street lighting. Recently I was approached and stalked by a person in a dark area which left me shaken and afraid. I’ve reported the incident to the police and have brought this upon

Created: 2020-06-09

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 238 234
12 months 238 234

Localised Hunting

Under New Covid-19 level 3 guidelines you are allowed to travel within your region for essential purpose, go for day walks, surfing, bike riding and fishing, all of which you need to be experienced. I write on request that localised hunting is reconsidered for experienced hunters. This is how we exercise our working dogs, exercise ourselves, keep our freezers full for our families, bonding time with our family bubble and general well being. In these hard economic times sourcing our own meat is e

Created: 2020-04-16

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 222 221
12 months 222 221

Instalment of an enclosed dog park in Upper Hutt

As a Upper Hutt resident I would like to get the council to put in an enclosed dog exercise area. Currently I have to travel to Plimmerton or Wellington to access one.   An enclosed dog exercise area would be a great space to socialise dogs and exercise them off leash safely.

Created: 2020-10-17

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 215 215
12 months 215 215

State highway 35 users against the speed restrictions that come into force on the 8th September 2020.

We are opposed to the permanent speed restrictions, from Pouawa to Okitu (100km/hr down to 80km/h), and the seasonal speed limit being reduced to 60km/hr. We want the speed limit left at the current level, instead other safety measures should be looked at. We believe that the speed reductions will further isolate the East Coast communitys, and only add to fatigue for all road users.

Created: 2020-08-12

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 211 211
12 months 211 211

Appeal to reunite team of 5 million

Dear Rt hon Jacinda Ardern, Rt hon Kris Faafoi, First of all we all Migrants would like to congratulate you on the victory win in 2020 elections. As you may be aware that there are many migrants stuck offshore due to border closure. It is our request to you to look at this issue with the urgency these kiwis deserve as a part of our team of 5 million. Many migrants have been left helpless by not having any communication from New Zealand Immigration. Especially those who are stuck offshore. These

Created: 2020-10-21

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 297 204
12 months 297 204

Keep our kiwi right to sustainably harvest wild food

Below is one example of a politically correct and illogical regulation that is going to prevent average kiwis from eating from the wild.  Stop this encroachment on our right to responsibly feed ourselves; Because Sea Shepherd have launched a legal challenge in the USA to ban NZ fish exports to the USA (worth about NZ$200 million), the Government is introducing a set net ban out to 4 nautical miles in the Golden Bay and Tasman Bay regions to prove it is protecting dolphins when; 1. There are no M

Created: 2020-08-11

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 194 192
12 months 194 192

Retain STV (Single Transferrable Vote) as the voting system for Dunedin City Council Mayoral and Councillor Elections

First up...If you're going to share this on Facebook PLEASE sign it too - Thanks! A vocal minority, unhappy that their choice for mayor did not get elected, wish to push through a change back to an FPP (first past the post) system, in a thinly veiled attempt to get Dunedin's most divisive councillor in modern times elected as a minority mayor! A petition has been created by their supporters and it felt appropriate to 'balance the scales' Why FPP is undemocratic, and STV is a much better system:

Created: 2020-07-26

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 189 188
12 months 189 188

Stop the Greytown Trust Lands Trust from holding the Greytown Community to Ransom

The GTLT was established in 1871 with unsold sections from the early development of Greytown. Its purpose, set out in a parliamentary act, is to primarily assist education, but including libraries, physical welfare, other cultural purposes, and maintaining and promoting in the district the general well-being of the public. 150 years ago there was a real need for education support but now much of this is provided by central government.  The GTLT directors are holding our community to ransom by th

Created: 2020-05-13

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 168 165
12 months 168 165

Bring Mock Exams and Study Leave Back

 The decision to cancel mock examinations and study leave at Westlake Girls High School was one made without the input of the student body- the people that this decision effects the most. The value of practice examinations and study leave is monumentally more than that of only two more weeks of teaching time. This decision should be altered if the student body wishes it so. In this current climate, where there is so much uncertainty having our practice examinations is vital. Considering that man

Created: 2020-05-21

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 159 159
12 months 159 159