Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

City Voice/Scoop Nov. 4 Election Forum Advisory

City Voice/Scoop Forum: "Fossil of the Day" award for NZ

ADVISORY FROM SCOOP AND CITY VOICE ON WELLINGTON CENTRAL FORUM

New Zealand has been awarded the "Fossil of the Day" award by environmental groups at the United Nations for its environmental achievement.

Why? Because we increased our climate change emissions of carbon dioxide by 30 per cent - instead of the promised reduction of five per cent.

This event makes this Thursday's CityVoice - Scoop Elections Public Forum Debate on "Transportation" very timely indeed.

More roads - or more public transport? More transport - or more walking and work in your own neighbourhood? Or a Political Climate Change with Less transport and more Future?

Those are the issues that you may want to debate with the candidates standing in the important Wellington Central Electorate.

What vision of an ecological future do the Candidates have? What would you ask them?

Participate in our Public Forum Debate on

++ Thursday November 4, 7.30 pm at St Andrews on the Terrace in Wellington.

We have asked the candidates to outline their policies on transport and sustainability issues.

Kindly forward this notice to friend and foe.

We would also be grateful if you could forward it to anyone else who may be interested and may not have heard about it.

Kind regards ... Simon Collins, Chief Reporter. (email: editor@cityvoice.co.nz)

Forum Debate Details:

Candidates have been asked to address the following issues:
(1)What are your views on a National Transport Strategy?
(2) What linkages do you see between a transport strategy and a land use strategy?
(3) What approach do you take to public transport?

The speakers should also bear in mind the local issues reported as influencing voters:

The inner city bypass; Transmission Gully; Public transport.

At this stage we expect: ACT: Hon Richard Prebble Greens: Cr Sue Kedgley. Labour: Marian Hobbs Alliance: Vernon Tile United: Kent Clark National: Undecided yet Christian Heritage: Undecided yet Future NZ (Christian Democrats): Undecided yet Libertarianz: Transport spokesperson McGillicuddy Serious: Undecided yet

Organisd by Wellington's weekly community newspaper, City Voice, and the internet news service Scoop.

*** Your CityVoice --- Wellington's Independent Weekly
*** a Nationwide Force --- read by 40,000 every week
*** http://www.cityvoice.co.nz/
*** P.O. Box 11647 Wellingon, 75 Ghuznee St, Tel. 064 3856711 Fax 04 - 3856767
*** Nationwide Subscriptions: waged $70 / unwaged $40

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Using Scoop Professionally? Introducing ScoopPro

ScoopPro is a new offering aimed at ensuring professional users get the most out of Scoop and support us to continue improving it so that Scoop continues to exist as a public service for all New Zealanders. More>>

ALSO:

Don Rennie: Is It Time To Take ACC Back To First Principles?

The word “investing” has played a major part in the operations of the ACC since 1998... More>>

27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>

ALSO: