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Petition: Climate change grandstanding is not core business

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese is this week asking her Council to declare a 'climate change emergency', asking Nelson City to be the first local council in the country to do so.

This is the same Mayor that last year took a 36,000km climate junket to Denmark. Perhaps she should be declaring a hypocrisy emergency?

Regardless, local councils should stick to their knitting – roads and rubbish – instead of making declarations on global issues.

Local councils should stick to core business and not grandstand on central government issues like climate change.

Who's signing

Denise Lawrence
Graeme Martin
John Penman
John Penman
Graeme Martin
Tabet Haddadin
John Free
1,000 signatures

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