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SAVING HOKITIKA WESTLAND HERITAGE

WE the undersigned OPPOSE a proposal by Westland District Council to purchase such Commercial Premises located at 41 Weld Street, Hokitika at cost of $1.5 million dollars for purpose of Museum. Artefacts belonging to our Pioneers and Families of Westland were sheltered in the Carnegie Library Building (Heritage classified) and also purpose built Drummond Hall. The closure of these buildings and artefacts stored in containers is unacceptable.  We petition Westland District Council expedite the re

Created: 2020-09-05

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 65 59
2020 65 59

Improve the rural roads in Tairawhiti

We want the Gisborne District Council to address the state of out rural roads. Specifically with respect to potholes in the tar sealed and gravel roads.this petition calls for the GDC to repair the potholes and apply capital metal to improve our degraded roads.

Created: 2020-08-17

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 50 50
2020 50 50

NZAP (New Zealand Animal Police) We MUST have a New System Who CAN Enforce the Law!

  28th April, 2016: Submission to Parliament: Implementing a NZAP system (New Zealand Animal Police)    For: Prime Minister Jacinda Adern and Comissioner of NZ Police: Mike Bush Dear All, Re: The Animal Welfare Code It is time that New Zealand had a real Animal Police system in place. NZAP (New Zealand Animal Police) An idea whose time SHOULD have come long ago. In saying this, it is appreciated Mr Guy has the portfolio for Primaray Industries which in itself would be a demanding portfolio. The

Created: 2015-09-23

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 1590 1457
2020 50 49

Stop the Cut to Library Funding

Thames-Coromandel council pushes pause on library book spend to reduce 10 per cent rates rise. It means the budget for Thames Library will reduce from $83,193 to $8,319; $34,074 to $3,407 for Mercury Bay; and $9,829 to $983 for Tairua Library.   The remaining 10 per cent will be used to replace key books that may not be able to be repaired during the year. Council's operations group manager Bruce Hinson said Covid-19 meant that life could not continue as normal, and changes had to be made in man

Created: 2020-06-12

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 47 46
2020 47 46

Renew Louise Nicholas’ Funding

Louise Nicholas is a sexual assault survivor, and advocate for victims. She was previously funded by the Ministry of Social Development to help sexual assault survivors navigate through court. She has changed the justice system  and supported so many survivors through processes with their workplaces and through court. Read here:   https://i.stuff.co.nz/national/300087081/absolutely-broken-sexual-violence-advocate-louise-nicholas-dumped-by-government

Created: 2020-08-23

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 47 45
2020 47 45

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 661 652
2020 42 42

Ngati Rangiteaorere, Mataikotare Marae call for a Special General Meeting

The following are signatures of decedents of Ngāti Rangiteaorere and Mataikotare Marae. Due to continued unacountability, the dis satifactory management and general preservation of our marae facilities and an inability to find an amicable Dispute Resolution, we hereby require an assembly of the hapu in regards to the removal of  current Marae Trust members, we the hapu memebers formally announce an expression of non confidence in their abilities. A Marae Committee has been assembled capable and

Created: 2020-08-10

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 48 42
2020 48 42

Support for Mataikotare Rangatahi Marae Committee

The following are signatures of decedents of Ngāti Rangiteaorere and Mataikotare Marae.  Following multiple hui a Marae committee has been re-established due to the need of  maintenance, management and booking of the Marae facilities and surrounding grounds. We the hapu members of Ngāti Rangiteaorere and Mataikotare Marae are in full support of this committee and of the members that have been established. Leanne Phillips, Pirihira Paul, Rihipa Taiatini, Atutahi Potaka-Dewes, Michael Lecomte and

Created: 2020-08-09

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 46 39
2020 46 39

Please extend our Working Holiday Visa expiry date

A lot of NZWHVer unable to enter the New Zealand since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. We made this petition without asking for entry permission or refund back the money. We just request to Extend our Working Holiday Visa expiry date until next application date re-open to the new batch for all countries. As we know that, New Zealand Working Holiday Visa is able to apply once in our entire life after we successfully made the payment. Thus, this visa is very important and special to us. We lov

Created: 2020-05-25

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 415 39
2020 415 39

Reconsider the proposed changes to the Lower Hutt Rubbish and Recycling

This petition is to show public support for a reassesment of the proposed rubbish and recycling scheme. The newly proposed scheme penalises concious consumers who make efforts to create less wastte, is unsuitable for pensioners and properties with low numbers. There are too few options with a 'pay as you throw' option sorely lacking. The council also have no good options for assisting the elderly or those with long driveways. We as the ratepayers are not happy and would like the council to readd

Created: 2020-10-08

Time period All countries New Zealand
All time 35 35
2020 35 35