Mayor of Tasman District

The mayor is the leader of the council. Their job is to promote a vision for the district and lead the development of the council’s plans, policies and budget. The mayor appoints the deputy mayor, establishes committees for particular topics, and appoints chairs for those committees. 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 Tasman District Council mayoral election.

Climate change and resilience

Climate change poses a huge challenge for communities as more frequent extreme weather events require us to rethink how we live and where. Local authorities are at the forefront of efforts to respond, with responsibilities for environmental planning and regulation, as well as civil defence. Many councils have plans to reduce emissions in their area and are working to help their communities adapt to a warming world.

Climate change and resilience

Climate change poses a huge challenge for communities as more frequent extreme weather events require us to rethink how we live and where. Local authorities are at the forefront of efforts to respond, with responsibilities for environmental planning and regulation, as well as civil defence. Many councils have plans to reduce emissions in their area and are working to help their communities adapt to a warming world.

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  • Encourage individuals to take responsibility themselves in their everyday lives as much as they can. No unnecessarily, carpooling etc.

    Revert to practices of cleaning stream beds and ditches yearly using the material in roading. Keeping gravel build-up down lessens flooding.

    Recognise that climate change impacts are more than sea level rise. Nelson is flooding in point. Slips and mudslides are a big risk in rain.

  • Open wide-ranging discussions with community on our concerns, ambitions, goals and limitations considering all the options available today.

    Reevaluate our situation with a new, fresh and bold perspective. What are we capable of? Why not challenge our traditions and brainwashing?

    Consider the implications of a money-free, volunteer based societal model. Examine new possibilities from this unprecedented opportunity.

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Show/hide candidate names
  • Encourage individuals to take responsibility themselves in their everyday lives as much as they can. No unnecessarily, carpooling etc.

    Revert to practices of cleaning stream beds and ditches yearly using the material in roading. Keeping gravel build-up down lessens flooding.

    Recognise that climate change impacts are more than sea level rise. Nelson is flooding in point. Slips and mudslides are a big risk in rain.

  • Open wide-ranging discussions with community on our concerns, ambitions, goals and limitations considering all the options available today.

    Reevaluate our situation with a new, fresh and bold perspective. What are we capable of? Why not challenge our traditions and brainwashing?

    Consider the implications of a money-free, volunteer based societal model. Examine new possibilities from this unprecedented opportunity.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided