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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 222 202
2020 222 202

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 199 197
2020 199 197

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 186 185
2020 186 185

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
2020 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
2020 159 159

Save Renee's Box.

ByHi I'm Renee I'm a mother of a 7 month old boy and a 12 year old dog. Renee's box is my business and vocation. Without warning the Sunday night 6 weeks ago, was sent a message on Facebook messenger saying  my frontage seating space was being taken from me. I managed to negotiate 6 weeks but that's up and in all honestly I'm distrought.  Update : Now I've been given a rediculous 4 weeks to move the entire business, if you've been inside you know thats alot for me to do, pretty much impossible

Created: 2020-05-23

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 165 149
2020 165 149

SeaLink continued services to Port Fitzroy, Great Barrier Island

The residents of Port Fitzroy and the surrounding areas of north Great Barrier Island have been formally informed by the North Barrier Residents and Ratepayers Association that after Easter 2020 SeaLink will no longer bring freight or passengers to the Port Fitzroy Wharf. If SeaLink discontinues  passenger and freight services to Port Fitzroy and makes Tryphena the only stop on Great Barrier Island, our northern Barrier communities will suffer both personally and financially.  In fact, it has th

Created: 2020-03-07

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 155 137
2020 155 137

Keep Our Harbourside Netball Centre Name!

Harbourside Netball Centre name change🤦‍♀️😥 SIGN & SHARE this PETITION Save our HARBOURSIDE NETBALL CENTRE NAME! WHY, The need for the name change? This is what was said.....Harbourside Netball Centre, 🤷‍♀️ Sounds like North Harbour Netball Centre!🤦‍♀️ and people are confused! Really?? So people ask the question "where's Harbourside? No biggie... " it's in the beautiful BOP Mount or Mt Maunganui..The end! Why is the board wanting to go back to Tauranga Netball? Are they wanting to make a na

Created: 2020-07-12

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 151 136
2020 151 136

Let butchers open during the lockdown

Many people including myself buy their meat at independent butchers rather than the supermarket. Now the butchers have been told they have to close as they are 'non-essential'.  We, the signers of this petition, disagree. It is unfair and makes no sense. A dairy and a greengrocer can open but a butcher next door cannot. Supermarkets shouldn't be given a monopoly on the sale of meat. See also: Coronavirus: Piles of meat to be given away, thrown out after butchers told they're not an 'essential bu

Created: 2020-03-27

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 120 119
2020 120 119

CAP SOUTH WAIRARAPA DISTRICT RATE RISES TO 2% FOR THREE YEARS

South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC) consultation documents create an impression that the SWDC is raising rates by only 2%. That is not the case. The Council plans to increase its annual operating expenditure by 18% for next year – see page 24 of Council’s supporting information for consultation. There is smoke and mirrors around the figures but it is clear that rates will rise over the longer term from Council’s proposals this year by at least 13%, and likely more especially if the Greytown

Created: 2020-05-13

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 105 105
2020 105 105