• Stop NZ Child Poverty
    BECAUSE THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN LIVING BELOW THE NZ POVERTY LINE KEEPS INCREASING Poor and overcrowded housing a major contributor to poverty 305,000 Kiwi kids in poverty Children are a country's future 80,000 young adults with no job no training no future Govt has borrowed over $60 billion since 2007 with little positive result Debt must be repaid by our children and grandchildren Christchurch wrecked Needs thousands of tradespeople $40 to $50 billion going into rebuild Auckland's building boom also needs many tradespeople Elephant in room is lack of home ownership THE PLAN Building houses trains tradespeople Houses improve children's health Increases learning potential Saves health system money House ownership gives families appreciating asset which can get next generation into homes Improves social stability and community pride Training upskills workforce Provides higher incomes Families more independent Less reliant on welfare WE NEED Half to one million registered voters to sign People with skills in media,public relations,town planning,architectural design etc to offer help (contact BruceBenton@clear.net.nz 0272428414 or Neha Hakaria 021612680 nehahak55@gmail.com ) THIS PROJECT WILL ONLY SUCCEED IF THE NZ PUBLIC FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE OF THIS GREAT LITTLE COUNTRY
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  • Get GDC to Adopt this Resolution to Protect Gisborne from the TPPA
    As our elected Council, GDC needs to address the TPP and its effects on our community. This resolution will ensure they voice their willingness to protect us as much as they can. Other major NZ cities have adopted these resolutions and Gisborne should be next. Cities include Auckland, Wellington, Nelson and Dunedin among others. Adopt this resolution. Protect our Gisborne community.
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