Public Meeting Monday 26th July 2010 on Local ElectionsThe Local Elections are happening in October…
Do you know what you will be voting for??
Come and find out…..
7pm Monday 26th July 2010
Presenters Caroline Conroy & Mark O’Connor.
Organised by SavePapakura.com
Please let your family and friends know.
The Great Papakura Debate
In a series of
debates come along and listen to the views of MPs and ask your questions on….
The environmentHeld Monday 12th July 2010
The Economic Vision for NZ….
can we shape our own future or
are we just part of the global village?
Held Monday 31st May 2010
Transport: Are we on the right track or the road to nowhere?
Monday 12th April 2010
On the right track or the road to nowhere?
(SavePapakura.com media release, 07Apr2010)
committee info 2010,
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Supercity threat can, and must, be stopped
your contact details with us so we can keep up updated; and informed on
some simple effective actions you can do to save Papakura.
Your privacy is important to us, and your contact details will not be
Our Auckland - have your say
regionwide coalition called Our
is urging Aucklanders to have a say on the Government’s “Super City”
Formed by a broad range of community groups and individuals
from across the Auckland region, the group launched its campaign on
Thursday 29 April 2010.
People's Referrendum results
A People's Referrendum was held for those in Auckland, with voting during eight days 06-14 May 2010::
approve of the way in which the Government is setting up the new
Auckland Council (the "Super City")?
4% Yes, 96% No from 8973 valid votes.
More results and further information online at www.ourauckland.org.nz
ATA submissions on Local Boards and Council-controlled
Transition Agency submissions closed 5pm Friday 26th
3rd Supercity Bill – Have your say
Committee submissions closed on Friday 12 February 2010 (before
Papakura speak up in Supercity news poll – your views count
The Herald on Sunday and research company Buzz Channel
are doing a nationwide survey on your views of the Auckland Supercity,
progressively report on the results during January. Communities like
deserve to be noticed, so please make your views count in this short
The Herald on Sunday article briefly mentioning why the
survey is being done is at:
take part in the poll,
open during January 2010:
Please invite your friends and family to have their say.
Papakura District is seeking to become a standalone Unitary
Authority, outside of the Auckland Supercity
Franklin District Council are seeking to become a standalone
North Rodney District residents are petitioning to be excluded
from the Supercity; such as the petitions by the Northern Action Group
(NAG) presented on the steps of Parliament on Monday 10th
Stop the Papakura boundary carve up
Under the government's
Supercity plans, this time next year Papakura
may not exist and you could be in
Manurewa or Franklin!
Take Action Now!
the Local Government Commission closed 5pm Friday
11th December 2009.
Local Government Commission
- Own Ward and Councillor required; we oppose a combined
Papakura Board required with existing Papakura District boundaries; we
oppose Papakura's rural areas transferred to Franklin
- Representation levels need lowering to provide fair
access and engage the community
Papakura Pub Debate on the Auckland Supercity
A lively debate was held on 29 September 2009. Audio and video are
make the difference
Please e-mail MPs what
you think of the Auckland SuperCity
|Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman,
MP for Northcote
|Hon Judith Collins, MP for
|Hon Rodney Hide, MP for
|Dr Paul Hutchison, MP for
|Nikki Kaye, MP for
|Hon John Key, MP for
|Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, MP
|Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, MP for
|Hon Murray McCully, MP for
East Coast Bays
|Allan Peachey, MP for
|Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, MP
|Hon Maurice Williamson, MP
|Hon Pansy Wong, MP for
|Hon Paula Bennett, MP for
select committee info
Papakura urgently needs your voice; it is under a Supercity attack and
needs your help.
SavePapakura.com is a community group of residents, organisations and
businesses concerned about the Auckland Supercity threat to democracy.
- No amalgamation
- No loss of local decision making
- No rate hikes
- We reject the Government’s Supercity proposals
principles to support Papakura
Local decision making on local needs
- No taxation without representation
- Representation local to Papakura
- Regulatory kept local
- Autonomous ‘Communities of Interest’
- Meaningful community engagement
- Make it easy to have your say with decision makers
- Community assets controlled by communities
- Avert Supercity rate hikes - damaging to Papakura’s
residents and businesses
Save Papakura's identity
- It's your town; the best of town and country
The people, the
people, the people
1000 concerned Papakura citizens met on a cold, rainy night on Monday
04th May 2009. In that firery public meeting, all except three people
opposed the Government's Supercity plans and the changes it would mean
for Papakura residents. From the meeting's decisions arose the
principles and formation of the SavePapakura.com community
SavePapakura.com connects residents, businesses and organisations to
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