Oraka Aparima Community Board

The Oraka Aparima Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Southland District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of seven members: six members elected by voters, and one councillor from the Southland District Council.  This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Oraka Aparima Community Board election.

Environment

Local governments play a central role in protecting the environment, reducing waste and safeguarding biodiversity. The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for local councils, which work with regional councils in the management of water resources in their area.

Environment

Local governments play a central role in protecting the environment, reducing waste and safeguarding biodiversity. The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for local councils, which work with regional councils in the management of water resources in their area.

  • I think respect for the places we live, work and recreate in, is important.

    Everyone has a duty of care to the water we use.

    Mores Reserve is a beautiful resource with a great walks. A little work on the trail over to the back beaches would make it even better.

  • Work with local businesses and schools to move towards zero waste; reduce, reuse, recycle, refuse, rot.

  • Liaise as required between community groups and council so that environmental concerns are well communicated.

  • I think respect for the places we live, work and recreate in, is important.

    Everyone has a duty of care to the water we use.

    Mores Reserve is a beautiful resource with a great walks. A little work on the trail over to the back beaches would make it even better.

  • Work with local businesses and schools to move towards zero waste; reduce, reuse, recycle, refuse, rot.

  • Liaise as required between community groups and council so that environmental concerns are well communicated.