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Call For Local Government Minster To Expand Local Democracy, Not Erode It

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 8:21 am | Frank Newman

A former member of the Whangarei District Council is calling on the Minister of Local Government to expand the right of the public to petition a council to hold a binding poll (referendum). Frank Newman's call for local democracy to be expanded ... More >>

The Great New Zealand Milk Survey

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 3:56 pm | Frank Newman

Where is the cheapest bottle of milk in New Zealand? That’s what the authors of a frugal living book want to find out, and they are asking the public for help. Frank Newman, author of the book Living Off the Smell of an Oily Rag in New Zealand says ... More >>

Local Government - for better or for worse?

Thursday, 6 September 2007, 2:21 pm | Frank Newman

I guess I am in the unique position of having had two terms on council, one before the introduction of the Local Government Act 2002 (between 1995-98) and one after. After a six year break I went back onto the Whangarei District Council with fresh ... More >>