Whangārei District Council

Bream Bay General Ward

The Whangārei District Council provides local services and facilities, such as public transport, rubbish and recycling, libraries, parks, and recreation facilities. It also makes decisions about building and planning, local regulations, and infrastructure, such as water supply and sewerage. The council is made up of 13 councillors and the mayor. Councillors are elected to represent wards (areas in the district). Two councillors will be elected from the Bream Bay ward. 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 Whangārei District Council 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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  • Wastewater disposal. Rural/urban policies. Where/how/why.

    Water Treatment. Sustainability/supply/fluoride treatment – water quality.

    Solid Waste – landfill/future/minimisation

  • With my farming background, I know there are concerns about the future of our environment.

    We need to make sure our own backyard is clean, then work with agencies to address identified problems.

    I want to create a mayoral task force to focus on environmental issues, as happens in other cities.

  • Invest funding in remediation of waterways. Track and improve waste water discharge points.

    Improve funding for feral pest eradication. Take a no excuse option. Encourage the regional council to grow their investment in field work.

    Improve waste minimisation at the source. Penalise big companies that do not buy into this concept.

  • No policies provided

Show/hide candidate names
  • Wastewater disposal. Rural/urban policies. Where/how/why.

    Water Treatment. Sustainability/supply/fluoride treatment – water quality.

    Solid Waste – landfill/future/minimisation

  • With my farming background, I know there are concerns about the future of our environment.

    We need to make sure our own backyard is clean, then work with agencies to address identified problems.

    I want to create a mayoral task force to focus on environmental issues, as happens in other cities.

  • Invest funding in remediation of waterways. Track and improve waste water discharge points.

    Improve funding for feral pest eradication. Take a no excuse option. Encourage the regional council to grow their investment in field work.

    Improve waste minimisation at the source. Penalise big companies that do not buy into this concept.

  • No policies provided