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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

Alex Collins
Chris Savage
Alison Willetts
Miranda Smith
Robert Hooper
Phil Beuning
Phil Beuning
Michelle Close
Celeste Knighton
Morgan Eades
Alister Stewart
Clifford storer
Johan van Heerden
Cherie Drummond
Bridget Duncan
Megan Owen
Trevor Fawdray
Steve Loveridge
Charles Penney
Natalie Wood
Rowan Anderson
Rowan Anderson
Bridget Wheeler
Kaitlin Button
Megan Piripi
Melissa Pfeffer
Jocelyn Lane
Ankur Shokeen
Paul Pfeffer
Tracy Garratt
1,600 SIGNATURES
2,000 signatures

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