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.

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Many councils help support local business and economic development. Some promote tourism in their area, or provide business support services and grants.

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  • Encourage widespread use of Rugby Park. While dead against the redevelopment initially, I am now committed to future intelligent usage.

  • Adopting a Living Wage for council and all council contractors.

    Invest in community-based infrastructure rather than think-big projects like the port or the stadium.

    Moving towards a degrowth economic model based on social and environmental justice.

  • Revisit Yarrows Stadium strategy to maximize the usage and availability to the whole region.

    Ensure that Hollards Gardens, Tupare and Pukeiti remain free admission for the whole region to enjoy.

    Make sure our gateways to Taranaki have sustainable infrastructure so we can remain connected to the rest of New Zealand.

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  • Encourage widespread use of Rugby Park. While dead against the redevelopment initially, I am now committed to future intelligent usage.

  • Adopting a Living Wage for council and all council contractors.

    Invest in community-based infrastructure rather than think-big projects like the port or the stadium.

    Moving towards a degrowth economic model based on social and environmental justice.

  • Revisit Yarrows Stadium strategy to maximize the usage and availability to the whole region.

    Ensure that Hollards Gardens, Tupare and Pukeiti remain free admission for the whole region to enjoy.

    Make sure our gateways to Taranaki have sustainable infrastructure so we can remain connected to the rest of New Zealand.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided