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Petition: Don’t change the name of Hamilton City Council

HCC logoOn Thursday, Hamilton City Councillors will be voting on whether to request a report on the process for changing the Council’s name to Kirikiriroa City Council, as well as seeking iwi feedback on the change.

We say the Mayor should be dealing with Hamilton’s rates crisis, not spending even more ratepayer money on something completely non-essential.

These types of vanity projects are costing ratepayers across the country – in 2016 Auckland’s tourism agency spent $500,000 updating its slogan. We must send a message to mayors across New Zealand that they are paid to serve ratepayers, not to craft legacies for themselves.

I oppose the use of ratepayer resources on a proposal to change the name of Hamilton City Council, and call on the Council to find measures to save, not waste, ratepayer money.

Who's signing

Tavis Chugg
Nurim Lee
Averil Bryant
Kelly Fredrickson
Max Christopher
Kiwi Trish
Kiwi Trish
Tim Aldridge
Elizabeth Eklof
Amelia Lawton
Mitchell Buck
Carolyn Smith
Dean Shadbolt
Janine Scott
Janice Burns
Danii Kennedy-Cresswell
Michelle Beecroft
James Nguyen
Patrick May
Serena Ryder
Degan Wallace
Hiromi Feitoza
Annelee Scott
luke cavaney
Trevor Bryan
Melanie Jackson
Sharon McWatson
James Ridgway
Farrah Bascon
Roger West
1,600 SIGNATURES
2,000 signatures

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