Hard Yards Paying Off - Annette Brosnan
16 September 2013
Hard Yards Paying Off
With 1 week to go until voting papers are in your letterbox, the energetic Napier City Council candidate Annette Brosnan is continuing to put in the hard yards.
In June Annette took on the challenge of knocking on approximately 4,400 doors to personally introduce herself to her ward (Onekawa/Tamatea).
Annette has been out, rain or shine, every day for 3 months and since the end of June, Annette has now visited 3864 homes and spent over 100 hours walking the streets.
“I have met some amazing people, I am so proud and humbled to be considered to represent them into the future”, she says.
“I am also extremely proud that by the start of next week, when voting documents are out, I will be able to say - Every person I want to represent, I have knocked on their front door.”
Annette is against amalgamation, she does not think that the amalgamation model will add anything substantial to the region’s performance and she can see no benefit for Napier. She is passionate about building safe family communities through supporting programmes like Neighbourhood Watch and Community Patrols while ensuring Council polices like graffiti removal are substantive. Annette wants to support business development through having Council regulation, interagency and funding models that support existing business and attract new businesses to Napier.
“Being approachable is a big part of the Councillor I want to be, I want people to know me personally and know they can pick up the phone and talk to me if there is an issue they need to raise or a point they want to make”
Annette is a true born and raised local to Napier, Annette has a Bachelor of Business Studies double majoring in management and marketing and has worked for the Regional Council for the last 5 years. Annette believes “having a background in local government at a staff level, I think forms a really strong platform for me to represent my community in an informed way.”
Annette believes that having a mix of demographics on Council is positive for a City, she believes that her youth, drive and passion would make a great addition to the new-look Napier City Council. She also has a facebook page which is gathering strong support.
Annette is campaigning with the slogan Our Neighbourhood Our Voice