Your Views2019-08-06T15:10:58+12:00

For the sake of local democracy…

Democracy seems to be in danger in much of the world. Is it because so many feel their votes [...]

By |July 19th, 2020|Categories: Your Views|Tags: |

STV – An opportunity for diversity

If you've ever been saddened by the fact that almost none of your chosen candidates made it onto the [...]

By |July 19th, 2020|Categories: Your Views|Tags: |

Why Hamilton needs a more sustainable events funding model

For anyone who follows local politics on Twitter, you may have seen the discussion regarding Boon Street Art Festival [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

Affordable housing – the ultimate oxymoron

Hamilton housing third-most unaffordable in the country, says new report  Well no surprises there! So how come the other [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

3 promises

Benedict Cumberbatch said “There's so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee.” [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

All aboard!

It took me fifteen minutes to get to work.  And the cost of parking! I was complaining like crazy [...]

By |August 25th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

A lone voice on Council?

After election, watch and listen initially to see where others stand. Chats over coffee with other councillors can help [...]

By |August 25th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

Water Water everywhere

Sometime around 1800 a (now) famous poet penned the phrase“Water, water everywhere, / Nor any drop to drink.” and for a [...]

By |August 20th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

Hamilton’s CBD not bold enough

Sundial in Garden Place, 1979. Hamilton City Libraries. HCL_M00437.15 A recent headline in the Waikato Times "Hamilton's [...]

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Your Views|

Learning on Council

If you are a fan of lifelong learning you are likely to be interested in the current councillors` answers [...]

By |August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Your Views|