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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

Allen Goodall
Allen Goodall
Hazel Clinton
Tania Dalziel
Philippa Entwisle
Lynne Crowter
Kristine Homewood
Lynne Crowter
Darielyne Hansen
Sheree Bennett
Irene Field
Emma Hennebry
Marie Underwood
Daniel Curtis
Mike McCarthy
Marie Rogers
Elaine Mander
Graham Carter
Graham Carter
Graham Carter
Monica Fenwick
Michelle Whyte
Carmel Pritchard
Audrey Quigley
Helen Woolerton
Anne Challinor
Mike Peart
Penelope Quin
Jason Cowan
Craig Fraser
1,600 SIGNATURES
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