My view on the Three Waters Reform – opinion

My view on the Three Waters Reform – opinion

This is a submission sent to thisquality, which was nominated for release. OPINION: The New Zealand Government is wasting taxpayers' money by taking the water supply management and responsibilities off local councils. A set up of a huge ‘3 waters entity' (Taumata Arowai) will put control of the water supply...

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Pipe bursts are a nothing burger, local Councils should fix the problem

Pipe bursts are a nothing burger, local Councils should fix the problem

#OPINION: Pipe bursts and flash floods in our streets in good ol' Wellington, say no more; what have local Councils really done for the benefit of our water? Nothing. It says it all, seriously. There has been nothing done to fix our growing problem surrounding New Zealand's water systems. As...

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NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

NZ Government rejects calls for Welfare payments increase

OPINION: The New Zealand government has rejected calls for welfare payments to increase. During the 2020 General Elections in October, the Labour-Green Party government has shown it is more pro-business than pro-people, showing their true colours which allows cooperate elites to have more demands for deeper severity measures against the...

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Porirua needs to focus on healthy eating, than KFC grand opening

Porirua needs to focus on healthy eating, than KFC grand opening

OPINION: Porirua City Council has just yesterday promoted a grand opening for their new KFC store. The opening consisted of an organised powhiri for a KFC store. Seriously, we are not joking. If this was a publicity stunt, we wouldn't blame them for promoting Porirua in a unique form of...

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Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

Why you need to have a say about Kāpiti’s Beach Bylaw

So, why do you need to have a say about Kāpiti's Beach Bylaw? OPINION: If the bylaw isn't proposed with ideas from the community, you might as well say goodbye to it. The bylaw requires that it gets proposed every decade (10 years) in order for it to stay, otherwise,...

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