New Plymouth District Council

Kaitake-Ngāmotu General Ward

The New Plymouth District 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. Six councillors will be elected from the Kaitake-Ngāmotu ward. The other councillors will be elected from other wards or by all voters in the district. 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 New Plymouth District Council election.

David Bublitz

Independent

David Bublitz

Independent

Why I'm standing

I come from a family that has provided service to this district for over 50 years through education, coaching or local government, Kaitaki-Ngamotu is my home! I believe I have the right balance of pride, pragmatism and vision to continue the great work of the people that have gone before us. In ensuring we make this an awesome place to live for generations to come.

My priorities
  1. Drive the CBD strategy.
  2. Help drive the Tuparikino Active Community Hub development.
  3. Work with the Taranaki Regional Council in setting up more frequent and better utilised public transport services.
About me

I was born in New Plymouth. I have taught and coached thousands of students and now of three years of local government experience. I have a deep understanding of the social and financial pressures individuals and families are under. But also have an understanding of what people need and want in their lives to feel fulfilled. Our local people are very proud of their district. We must not let them down.

Current role

District Councillor

Before politics

Director of Sport

Residence

Merrilands

Age

50

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Why I'm standing

I come from a family that has provided service to this district for over 50 years through education, coaching or local government, Kaitaki-Ngamotu is my home! I believe I have the right balance of pride, pragmatism and vision to continue the great work of the people that have gone before us. In ensuring we make this an awesome place to live for generations to come.

My priorities
  1. Drive the CBD strategy.
  2. Help drive the Tuparikino Active Community Hub development.
  3. Work with the Taranaki Regional Council in setting up more frequent and better utilised public transport services.
About me

I was born in New Plymouth. I have taught and coached thousands of students and now of three years of local government experience. I have a deep understanding of the social and financial pressures individuals and families are under. But also have an understanding of what people need and want in their lives to feel fulfilled. Our local people are very proud of their district. We must not let them down.

Current role

District Councillor

Before politics

Director of Sport

Residence

Merrilands

Age

50

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