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Conversations with a Mayor

Every few weeks Anne Dawson chats with the mayors of the region - Phil Nixon (STDC), Neil Holdom (NPDC), and Neil Volzke (SDC).

Airing time: Thursday at 9am



Every week Anne will meet with one of the four Mayors; Neil Holdom - New Plymouth Mayor, Neil Volzke - Stratford Mayor, Charlotte Littlewood - Taranaki Regional Council Chair, and Phil Nixon - Hāwera Mayor. Tune in to find out the interesting things happening around the maunga.

New Plymouth District Council

Stratford District Council

South Taranaki District Council

Taranaki Regional Council

 

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TRC and Fresh Water

"Freshwater" is the word on the lips of TRC Chair, Charlotte Littlewood, at the moment. TRC are developing a new Land and Freshwater Plan for Taranaki and are inviting consultaions on limits and targets for managing freshwater effectively for the whole community. Listen in to find out more about this and a little about biodiversity controls in the region.

Duration: 00:16:50 | Date: 13 June, 2024

Neil Volzke on Puanga, Māori Wards and Health Centre

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Duration: 00:19:22 | Date: 6 June, 2024

South Taranaki Revitalisation Projects

Mayor Phil Nixon brings us up to date with the various revitalisation projects that are in progress in Eltham, Waverly, Pātea, Ōpunake and Manaia

Duration: 00:16:32 | Date: 30 May, 2024

Neil Holdom - LTP Rubbish and Rangatahi

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Duration: 00:28:02 | Date: 23 May, 2024

Charlotte - Buses and Biodiversity

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Duration: 00:17:52 | Date: 16 May, 2024

Neil Volzke - Youth, Speed and Bridges

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Duration: 00:15:14 | Date: 9 May, 2024

Phil Nixon - Consultations

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Duration: 00:16:52 | Date: 2 May, 2024

Neil Holdom on Infrastructure, Māori Wards and Rates

NPDC Mayor, Neil Holdom, shares his thoughts on proposed law changes by the coalition government: Māori wards, the Fast Track bill, and roading infrastructure maintenance. He talks about the new rating structure and shares some of the good things happening around town.

Duration: 00:28:48 | Date: 25 April, 2024

Charlotte-Environment and Māori Wards

TRC Chair, Charlotte Littlewood, on Biosecurity Taranaki, our first eBus, the impact of the government direction on Māori wards and the fast track legislation, and our rangatahi and After COP21.

Duration: 00:20:31 | Date: 18 April, 2024

Neil Volzke - LTP and Māori Wards

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Duration: 00:25:38 | Date: 11 April, 2024

Phil Nixon - Roads

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Duration: 00:13:15 | Date: 4 April, 2024

Neil Holdom - Long Term Planning Again

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Duration: 00:21:55 | Date: 28 March, 2024

TRC - Fresh Water

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Duration: 00:20:25 | Date: 21 March, 2024

Neil Volzke - More Long Term Planning

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Duration: 00:17:04 | Date: 14 March, 2024

Phil Nixon - Long Term Planning

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Duration: 00:17:21 | Date: 7 March, 2024

TRC Plans

The TRC are deep in planning mode. Chair, Charlotte Littlewood talks about the 10-year plan, traffic management, and more.

Duration: 00:13:58 | Date: 22 February, 2024

The Year Kicks Off with Mayor Phil

We kick off the show for 2024 by talking with Mayor Phil Nixon. Find out what’s been happening and what’s coming up in South Taranaki.

Duration: 00:18:45 | Date: 8 February, 2024