You will have seen the signs. Rates restraint. Rates reduction. Stop rates’ rises. The majority of people who say anything about the local body elections want to talk about rates. A lot of the people standing for councils promise to get tough on rates. Telling us horror stories about rates rises that amount to thousands of dollars. So… Read More Anyone know how we’re going to pay for this?
In between the controversy over berm mowing in Auckland and panic that Americas Cup sailors might go offshore if we don’t fund them quick enough, you might find the odd article about voter apathy in the postal voting for local body elections. In Hamilton, the worst performing local body, less than ten percent of eligible voters… Read More If you don’t vote, you’re already complaining