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Upcoming Elections 2019

These are some of the issues the Ratepayers Association believe should be asked of incoming Councillors Sarjeant Gallery – Rising costs Mountain to Sea Walkway – Rising costs Rates Increases – Above the rate of inflation and rising Rubbish Collection – What are Council plans Port Development – What are...

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Submissions 2019 to 2020 Annual Plan

Submission 2019 to 2020 Annual Plan (click to view)   Evening all Quite by chance I happened upon the livestreaming of the Council meeting this afternoon. The very last motion debated was Rob Vinsen’s who argued strongly for a limitation of 5% on the increased  personel costs for 19/20 against...

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Press Release- Whanganui & Partners March 2019

The Whanganui Ratepayers Association congratulates new Whanganui & Partner’s CEO, Mr Mark Ward, for his frank and honest report card to the Whanganui District Council (WDC) on Whanganui’s economic health and performance The Whanganui Chronicle on March 14 quoted from Mr Ward’s report, which acknowledges the challenges in progressing Whanganui’s...

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Press Release – Treaty Settlement Draft Jan 2019

Letter to the Editor I have been reading with a great deal of interest the comments since the publication of the Whanganui Land Settlement Negotiation Trust Treaty Settlement Negotiations document. As the receiver of the document from the now named councillor, and as the Chair of the Whanganui Ratepayers Association...

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Press Release – Current Issues Oct 2018

Press release Wanganui Ratepayers Association Newsletter October 2018 The full board of the Wanganui Ratepayers Association held its bi monthly meeting in October. The main issues discussed were: Whanganui and Partners: In a press release on October the 5th it was reported that a series of workshops were to be...

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