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Save our local firewood and landscape services provider from being shut down by Auckland Council!

Silverdale Landscape Services Limited has recently been issued an Abatement notice from Auckland Council ... so we only have a couple of months to save our business and our jobs!Unfortunately, even though the complaints made to Auckland Council from a couple of neighbours only relate to the firewood processing part of our business, an Abatement notice requires the entire business to cease as a whole.It's an unfortunate situation when the growth of Auckland City and urban developments threatens t

Created: 2020-10-04

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 159 158
2020 159 158

Prosecute Palmy Teen for assaulting THREE woman

A judge says a teenager who indecently assaulted three women could avoid a conviction. Te Rangiaho Ian Williams​, 18, was to be sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court on Thursday for the indecent assaults. But Judge Stephanie Edwards put the case off until September so a discharge without conviction could be considered. ”I’m troubled by this case,” she said. Each time Williams ran up behind a woman and indecently assaulted them. New Zealand this is an opportunity to band together and p

Created: 2020-09-05

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 161 156
2020 161 156

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 166 150
2020 166 150

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 156 138
2020 156 138

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 150 135
2020 150 135

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

Free Australian Tala Pauga: Australian parliament to examine Australia's Extradition Laws and Compatibility with Human Rights

  To the Honourable President and members of the Senate in Parliament assembled: The petition of the undersigned shows: Noting: 1.            The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights is empowered to examine Acts for compatibility with human rights, and to report to both Houses of the Parliament on that issue and section 7(b) of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 so provides. 2.            The Independent State of Samoa has made a request of Australia dated 6th April 2

Created: 2020-10-15

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 456 100
2020 455 100

Berm Seating Permit

Hello people, We are currently trying to find a way to get a permit to have our seats on the berm strip outside Crumb. Getting people to sign a petition is a great step to helping us achieve this, if you want to support then please put your name down! If you have any questions please come in and ask, see you at Crumb!

Created: 2020-07-29

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 100 100
2020 100 100

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

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 661 552
2020 94 87