Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Hurunui: Final Call To Board The LTP Train

17 April 2018

Final Call To Board The LTP Train

The Hurunui District Council is reminding all residents that they are invited to a special get together with councillors on board the Weka Pass Diesel Train on Thursday 19 April, 6-8pm, as part of the Long Term Plan 2018-2028 (LTP) consultation. However, they only have until 5pm tomorrow Wednesday 18 April to secure their seat.

This year the council is taking a novel approach to its consultation process, and reflecting the LTP’s theme ‘Keeping On Track’, members of the public have the opportunity to discuss what is important to them with their councillors, as they travel along the Weka Pass Railway.

Council CEO, Hamish Dobbie, says the meeting on the train will be a one off opportunity and a change from the usual meeting in a hall. This is an informal chance to chat with councilors about the council’s plans and work programme for the next 10 years.

“Hurunui residents can share their views one on one with councillors while enjoying their surrounds on board what is one of our district’s iconic tourism attractions. I encourage them to secure their free seat on board the train by 5pm tomorrow.”

RSVPs can be sent to: info@hurunui.govt.nz or confirmed by phoning the council directly on 314 8816.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

State Highways: $1.4 Billion For Road Safety Improvements

The Safe Network Programme will make 870 kilometres of high volume, high-risk State Highways safer by 2021 with improvements like median and side barriers, rumble strips, and shoulder widening. More>>

ALSO:

Dealing Crackdown, Addiction Support: Government Action On Synthetics

The NZ Drug Foundation has welcomed the Government’s response to synthetic drug deaths. The response strikes a balance between giving law enforcement the tools they need to target criminal networks and changing drug law to make it easier for people to access help when they need it. More>>

ALSO:

Strategy Committee Unanimous: Wellington To Forge Ahead With Convention Centre

The three-storey Cable Street building, with around 18,000-square metres of floor space, will comfortably be able to host 1500 people for conventions. It includes a 1651sq m exhibition area that will attract international exhibitions too big for nearby Te Papa and provide an always-changing visitor attraction. More>>

ALSO:

Surveying The Surveillance: First IGIS Review Of Warrants Under New Act

The report sets out the Inspector-General’s interpretation of the new warrant provisions under the ISA and her expectations of the GCSB and NZSIS when they prepare warrant applications. More>>

SSC: 2018 Public Service Workforce Data Published

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has published the 2018 Our People, Public Service Workforce Data , which shows the Public Service is making significant progress in important areas. More>>

ALSO:

Sinking Cap: Auctions, Permanent Forests, Added To ETS

The move to auctions, signalled in an August consultation paper, will help put a cap on the number of emission units available over time. Annual announcements, looking forward five years, will help provide certainty for scheme participants, she said. More>>

ALSO:

Joint Select Committee Report: Achieving Smokefree 2025

In a historic first for select committees, the Māori Affairs Committee and the Health Committee presented their joint report on achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal to the House on Tuesday, 11 December 2018. More>>

"Shared Interests And Democratic Values": Peters To Visit USA

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to Washington D.C. for talks with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and other senior members of the US Administration. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels