Category: Press Releases

Backtracking regional council must be taken to task – Rachel Stewart

Stuff OPINION: It’s always struck me as odd that regional councils versus district/city councils generally escape much scrutiny from their ratepayers. For your average citizen understanding, or even wanting to understand, their regional council’s policies and plans is not typically high on their list of things to do. Yet, there

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HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF – BUT BETTER

HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF – BUT BETTER Those of you who remember the Outdoors Recreation Party, brainchild of Stuart and Zane Mirfin, will remember the big ripples it caused in the 2002 General Election, but the birth of the ORP was equally as memorable. Standing on the back of a ute

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Where are our recreational fishing reserves promised by National

Congratulations to National for announcing the Kermadeck Islands Marine Park. SO where are our recreational fishing reserves promised two weeks before the 20124 election. John Key, you said they would be announced in November 2014. Did you just lie to the NZ public to get votes because you knew recreational

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A New Political Party Based on Strong Values

Press Release 29/9/2015Outdoors Party – A New Political Party Based on Strong Valueswww.outdoorsparty.co.nz A new political party based on strong outdoor values and principles has been launched by well known outdoorsman Alan Simmons of Turangi with a surge of support coming in. In the first week of the announcement membership

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Outdoors Party – A New Political Party Based on Strong Values

Outdoors Party – A New Political Party Based on Strong Values www.outdoorsparty.co.nz A new political party based on strong outdoor values and principles has been launched by well known outdoorsman Alan Simmons of Turangi with a surge of support coming in. In the first week of the announcement membership applications

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Anglers oppose trout farming

By Elaine Fisher elaine@thesun.co.nz It may have been identified as a key economic opportunity in the Bay of Plenty Growth Study, but Fish & Game say they “strongly oppose” commercial trout farming and claim they were not consulted over the proposal. Regional Manager New Zealand Fish & Game (Eastern Region)

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