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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

Chirag Patel
Trish Greene
Kevin Mark
Kevin Mark
Sarah Dillon
Liv Robinson
Genn Ashburner
Mandy Rea
Nicola Wilson
Kimberley Johnston
Kimberley Johnston
Adam Johnson
Jatinder Sidhu
Matthew Swetman
Rochelle Boys
Ramona Combrink
Ramona Combrink
Trent Fothergill
Willem Delport
Pam Rowlinson
Sally Clark
Alicia Lowen
Katrina Katrina
Shaun Cousins
Leta Rickard
Nicole Weake
Alex Reid
Alex Reid
Louis Jansen Van Vuuren
Kim Frampton
1,600 SIGNATURES
2,000 signatures

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