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

 

One Week Left To Have Your Say On Public Transport In Otago

Submissions on the draft Regional Public Transport Plan for Otago (RPTP) close in one week, and the Otago Regional Council (ORC) is encouraging people to have their say on a range of issues.

Transport Manager Garry Maloney said public feedback was important to the planning process.

“People can submit on any part of the draft RPTP, and we’re particularly keen to hear from the community on policies covering fares and concessions, requests of trial units and routes that could be incorporated into the plan, and transitioning to carbon-neutral transport.

“These are a few of the things our community are most passionate about, and making a submission on the RPTP is the best way to have your voice heard on these topics,” Mr Maloney said.

“As of this morning, we’ve received 32 submissions on the RPTP, and we’re anticipating more over this last week of consultation.”

Submissions close at noon on Monday, 24 May.

For more information on the draft plan, or to lodge a submission, visit the ORC website: https://yoursay.orc.govt.nz/rptp-2021-31. Submissions can also be made via email or post.

A screen-reader-friendly version of the draft plan and the summary document has been made available on the YourSay page.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On The America’s Cup, Critical Race Theory And A New, Weekly Music Playlist

So… Why don’t they just cut to the chase, and call it the Emirates Cup? As this column predicted several months ago, the next America’s Cup challenge is headed overseas. Here’s what Werewolf said back in March:
Emirates has made a major commitment to Portsmouth/Isle of Wight as a sailing centre of excellence – and voila, that’s where the next challenger of record is coming from, and where the next Cup contest could well be sailed. Such incredible luck for Emirates, right..? More>>

 



Marine: Wider Roll-out Of Cameras On Boats To Support Sustainability And Protect Marine Life

Up to 300 inshore commercial fishing vessels will be fitted with on-board cameras by 2024 as part of the Government’s commitment to protect the natural marine environment for future generations... More>>

ALSO:


Government: Plan For Vaccine Rollout For General Population Announced

New Zealanders over 60 will be offered a vaccination from July 28 and those over 55 from August 11, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today... More>>

ALSO:



Jewish Council: New Zealand Not Immune From Rise In Antisemitism

The representative body of New Zealand Jewry, the NZ Jewish Council (NZJC), has expressed concern about the high number of antisemitic incidents in New Zealand recorded last month. Spokesperson for the NZJC, Juliet Moses, said... More>>

NZNO: Nurses Reject DHB Offer And Confirm Strike Action

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members who work in DHBs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a second offer in their current round of multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) negotiations... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels