Taranaki Regional Council

South Taranaki General Constituency

The Taranaki Regional Council makes decisions about managing resources in the region, such as air, water, soil and the coastline. It also carries out plant and pest control, helps prepare for natural disasters, and is involved in regional transport. The council is made up of 11 councillors. Councillors are elected to represent constituencies (areas in the region). Two councillors will be elected from the South Taranaki constituency. 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 Taranaki Regional Council election.

Environment and biodiversity

Protecting the environment and managing natural resources is a key responsibility of regional councils. Regional councils are often also involved in pest control and resource management.

Environment and biodiversity

Protecting the environment and managing natural resources is a key responsibility of regional councils. Regional councils are often also involved in pest control and resource management.

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  • Encourage better green waste recycling to compost level, province wide.

    Commit Council to investigate fully many central government policies that are endangering the future of our urban and farming communities.

    Commit Council to investigate the recent chemtrail (cloud seeding?) activities in our skies. Of great concern to many people NZ wide.

  • Reforest Taranaki by implementing a stock reduction plan and retiring more pasture every year to re-wild the region.

    Protect all wetlands across the region with no stock able to access swamps.

    Expand the pest management programme.

  • Include feral cats in pest management plans.

    Ensure that locally sourced plants are used in riparian plans.

    Make it easier and practical for farming communities to reduce and recycle waste.

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  • Encourage better green waste recycling to compost level, province wide.

    Commit Council to investigate fully many central government policies that are endangering the future of our urban and farming communities.

    Commit Council to investigate the recent chemtrail (cloud seeding?) activities in our skies. Of great concern to many people NZ wide.

  • Reforest Taranaki by implementing a stock reduction plan and retiring more pasture every year to re-wild the region.

    Protect all wetlands across the region with no stock able to access swamps.

    Expand the pest management programme.

  • Include feral cats in pest management plans.

    Ensure that locally sourced plants are used in riparian plans.

    Make it easier and practical for farming communities to reduce and recycle waste.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided