Greater Wellington Regional Council Long Term Plans

The Action Group of Wairarapa Voice has prepared responses to the Greater Wellington Council on its Long Term Plans.

We encourage you to read these and make your own submissions.

Wairarapa Voice responses

You can view our responses:

LTP Response

Rates Response

Your view

We encourage all Wairarapa Citizens to make their views on the plan known by making a submission to the GWRC. To be taken into account it needs to be received at GWRC by Sunday 29th April 2018 and for practical purposes this means that it needs to be posted by Wednesday 25th April.

Submission template

We have prepared short submission documents that you can download :

LTP Submission

Rates Submission

Either sign or modify it then post it to GWRC to reach them by the closing date Sunday 29 April 2018.

Long Term Plan - Consultation    

We have reviewed the GWRC Long Term Plan and identified a number of issues. We encourage you to read our document and make a submission..

Flood protection rates

We are objecting to the GWRC proposal to massively increase the costs to us of flood protection schemes by changing the rating system that has been in place for 26 years. If you feel strongly about this issue then we encourage you take a look at the excellent in-depth information that is here on the site of the Waiohine Action Group.

If you need a hand to make your submission or wish to talk about it, you can contact:

Ron on 021 191 1337

OR Derek on 021 941 957

The GWRC planning documents can be hard to find on their website so we’re providing the following direct links

The Consultation document   http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/2018-uploads/LTP-Consultation-Document-web23.03.18.pdf This document contains a submission form at page 39.

The Revenue and Financing document is here http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/2018-uploads/Have-your-say-on-GWRC-RFPweb.pdf

This document contains proposals to change the ways in which Public Transport and Flood Protection Works are financed and at the end of the document there is a submission form.

There is an additional document that has more detail here http://www.gw.govt.nz/assets/2018-uploads/Revenue-Financing-Policy-V5-23..03.2018-2.pdf  which also has a submission form at the end.

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