Taumarunui-Ōhura Community Board

The Taumarunui-Ōhura Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Ruapehu District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of six members: five members elected by voters, and one councillor from the Ruapehu District Council.  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 Taumarunui-Ōhura 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.

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  • Create waterway regeneration community groups to restore waterways.

    Support waste minimisation with the recycling of materials at the reuse shop.

  • Support testing of local waters to ensure there is no contamination, while investigating thoroughly any anomalies.

    Open communication with locals who cannot afford rubbish rates to remove or reduce rubbish on properties, without burning or burying trash.

    Subsidise and support native plant sales for wetland rehabilitation and bush regeneration.

  • Stop 1080 poisoning as with heavy rain they crumble and enter rivers poisoning our marine life a danger to our mokŌpunas who swim and fish.

    Support council concept in wanting Ruatiti Domain to be a wild life bird sanctuary and riparian planting on river banks.

    Stop government bureaucrats in retaining ratepayer assets from council and imposing new regulations for our water.

  • Commit council to minimise waste by marketing how to minimise waste in homes and business.

    Commit council to divert as much waste from refuse station by continuing the efforts of the refuse shop and expanding.

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  • Create waterway regeneration community groups to restore waterways.

    Support waste minimisation with the recycling of materials at the reuse shop.

  • Support testing of local waters to ensure there is no contamination, while investigating thoroughly any anomalies.

    Open communication with locals who cannot afford rubbish rates to remove or reduce rubbish on properties, without burning or burying trash.

    Subsidise and support native plant sales for wetland rehabilitation and bush regeneration.

  • Stop 1080 poisoning as with heavy rain they crumble and enter rivers poisoning our marine life a danger to our mokŌpunas who swim and fish.

    Support council concept in wanting Ruatiti Domain to be a wild life bird sanctuary and riparian planting on river banks.

    Stop government bureaucrats in retaining ratepayer assets from council and imposing new regulations for our water.

  • Commit council to minimise waste by marketing how to minimise waste in homes and business.

    Commit council to divert as much waste from refuse station by continuing the efforts of the refuse shop and expanding.

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