Hamilton City Council

East General Ward

The Hamilton City Council provides local services and facilities, such as public transport, rubbish and recycling, libraries, parks, and recreation facilities. It also makes decisions about building and planning, local regulations, and infrastructure, such as water supply and sewerage. The council is made up of 14 councillors and the mayor. Councillors are elected to represent wards (areas in the city). Six councillors will be elected from the East ward. This is a single transferable vote (STV) election, so you vote by ranking the candidates on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Hamilton City Council election.

Horiana Henderson

Independent

Horiana Henderson

Independent

Why I'm standing

I'm just an ordinary Hamiltonian. I don't have connections to political parties, big business, property developers or lobby groups. I do have connections to ordinary Hamiltonians, many of whom are struggling. I am connected to both workers and unemployed people, families, pensioners and youth that are doing it tough. I am connected to home owners that are tired of ever increasing rates bills and renters struggling with housing insecurity. I want to represent these people.

My priorities
  1. People: ensure council decisions make Hamiltonians' lives better and easier, now and into the future.
  2. Debt and spending: prioritise essential services and infrastructure over gold-standard vanity projects.
  3. Representation: increase opportunities for Hamiltonians to have a real say in city decisions.
About me

I am a qualified journalist. Journalists can ask the hard questions, they can talk and relate to all sorts of people, and they can smell BS a mile away. I'm also a mum. Mums manage budgets and know the difference between a necessity and a nice to have (and can also smell BS a mile away).

Before politics

Mum

Residence

Hamilton East

Age

No response

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Why I'm standing

I'm just an ordinary Hamiltonian. I don't have connections to political parties, big business, property developers or lobby groups. I do have connections to ordinary Hamiltonians, many of whom are struggling. I am connected to both workers and unemployed people, families, pensioners and youth that are doing it tough. I am connected to home owners that are tired of ever increasing rates bills and renters struggling with housing insecurity. I want to represent these people.

My priorities
  1. People: ensure council decisions make Hamiltonians' lives better and easier, now and into the future.
  2. Debt and spending: prioritise essential services and infrastructure over gold-standard vanity projects.
  3. Representation: increase opportunities for Hamiltonians to have a real say in city decisions.
About me

I am a qualified journalist. Journalists can ask the hard questions, they can talk and relate to all sorts of people, and they can smell BS a mile away. I'm also a mum. Mums manage budgets and know the difference between a necessity and a nice to have (and can also smell BS a mile away).

Before politics

Mum

Residence

Hamilton East

Age

No response

Connect via