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Banks or Brown?

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Banks or Brown?

Sunday 19 September 2010: “West has a voice – use it!” urges Pat Watson, Manager of Community Waitakere.

“In the last month we have met with both the leading Mayoral candidates. They are each passionate people who know that communities need resources to help create good lives for the people who live in them,” says Ms Watson.

“Both candidates recognise the success of what we do out west, but of course have very different ideas about how things should go from here on in.”

Ms Watson says the west along with the rest of Auckland is facing a choice about how the future will look and a lot of that hangs on the vision of whoever is elected Auckland’s Mayor on October 9th this year.

“With voting papers arriving in letterboxes around the city, it is vital that people in the community find out as much as they can about what the Mayoral candidates stand for and then vote for the approach they think will work best for them and their community.

“Basically you need to know whether their dreams match yours. If they do - go for it!” says Ms Watson, “And make sure your voice is counted. Remember your vote will help shape the Auckland your children and grandchildren will grow up in.”

Information about the Mayoral candidates, Ward Councillors and Local Board candidates can be found on: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/2010Elections/Candidates/Pages/Home.aspx


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