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[NZCPR-Weekly] Public Protest Matters

[NZCPR-Weekly] Public Protest Matters

This week, we look at public advocacy in local government, our NZCPR Guest Commentator, Michael Coote urges those concerned about flaws in the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan, who are eligible to put in a submission, to do so before the 5pm July 22 deadline, and our poll asks whether the need for property owners to seek 'cultural assessments' should be removed from the plan.

Email MPs
With only three weeks before Parliament rises for the election, time is running out for you to share your views with MPs. We have made it easier for you to email MPs HERE.

Five Principles Movement
This week's 5PM poll asks whether the Judge was right to discharge the son of the Maori King without conviction so as not to affect his chances of succeeding his father - if you would like to vote, please visit www.5pm.org.nz and look on the right hand sidebar.

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