Public Meeting Monday 26th July 2010 on Local Elections

The Local Elections are happening in October…
Do you know what you will be voting for??
Come and find out…..


Papakura RSA
7pm Monday 26th July 2010

Presenters Caroline Conroy & Mark O’Connor.
Organised by

Please let your family and friends know.

The Great Papakura Debate

In a series of debates come along and listen to the views of MPs and ask your questions on….

The environment

Held Monday 12th July 2010

The Economic Vision for NZ….

can we shape our own future or are we just part of the global village?

Held Monday 31st May 2010

Transport: Are we on the right track or the road to nowhere?

Held Monday 12th April 2010

On the right track or the road to nowhere? ( media release, 07Apr2010)

25May2009 rally photo.Welcome to

It's your town

Select committee info 2010, 2009 |  Research | Links | About us | Media releases

The Supercity threat can, and must, be stopped

Please register your contact details with us so we can keep up updated; and informed on some simple effective actions you can do to save Papakura.
Your privacy is important to us, and your contact details will not be transferred.

Our Auckland - have your say

Our AucklandA regionwide coalition called Our Auckland is urging Aucklanders to have a say on the Government’s “Super City” proposals.

Formed by a broad range of community groups and individuals from across the Auckland region, the group launched its campaign on Thursday 29 April 2010. 

VotePeople's Referrendum results

A People's Referrendum was held for those in Auckland, with voting during eight days 06-14 May 2010::

Do you approve of the way in which the Government is setting up the new Auckland Council (the "Super City")?
4% Yes, 96% No from 8973 valid votes.

More results and further information online at

ATA submissions on Local Boards and Council-controlled organisations (CCOs)

Auckland Transition Agency submissions closed 5pm Friday 26th March 2010.
Read the submissions...

3rd Supercity Bill  Have your say

A close look at the Supercity plans.Select Committee submissions closed on Friday 12 February 2010 (before midnight).

Papakura speak up in Supercity news poll  your views count

The Herald on Sunday and research company Buzz Channel are doing a nationwide survey on your views of the Auckland Supercity, and will progressively report on the results during January. Communities like yours deserve to be noticed, so please make your views count in this short survey.

The Herald on Sunday article briefly mentioning why the survey is being done is at:
Please take part in the poll, open during January 2010:
Please invite your friends and family to have their say.

Papakura District is seeking to become a standalone Unitary Authority, outside of the Auckland Supercity

Franklin District Council are seeking to become a standalone Unitary Authority:
North Rodney District residents are petitioning to be excluded from the Supercity; such as the petitions by the Northern Action Group (NAG) presented on the steps of Parliament on Monday 10th February 2010:

Stop the Papakura boundary carve up

Fragmented Papakura image.Under the government's Supercity plans, this time next year Papakura may not exist and you could be in Manurewa or Franklin!

Take Action Now!

Submissions to the Local Government Commission closed 5pm Friday 11th December 2009.

Local Government Commission


Discussion papers

Papakura Pub Debate on the Auckland Supercity

A lively debate was held on 29 September 2009. Audio and video are available online.

You can make the difference

Please e-mail MPs what you think of the Auckland SuperCity

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, MP for Northcote
Hon Judith Collins, MP for Papakura
Hon Rodney Hide, MP for Epsom
Dr Paul Hutchison, MP for Hunua
Nikki Kaye, MP for Auckland Central
Hon John Key, MP for Helensville
Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, MP for Maungakiekie
Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, MP for North Shore
Hon Murray McCully, MP for East Coast Bays
Allan Peachey, MP for Tamaki
Hon Dr Lockwood Smith, MP for Rodney
Hon Maurice Williamson, MP for Pakuranga
Hon Pansy Wong, MP for Botany
Hon Paula Bennett, MP for Waitakere 

Supercity select committee info


It's your town

Some of the members. Papakura urgently needs your voice; it is under a Supercity attack and needs your help. is a community group of residents, organisations and businesses concerned about the Auckland Supercity threat to democracy.

Our principles to support Papakura

Local decision making on local needs

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Save Papakura's identity

The people, the people, the people

Papakura supercity meeting attended by over 1000 residents, 04May2009. Over 1000 concerned Papakura citizens met on a cold, rainy night on Monday 04th May 2009. In that firery public meeting, all except three people opposed the Government's Supercity plans and the changes it would mean for Papakura residents. From the meeting's decisions arose the principles and formation of the community action group. connects residents, businesses and organisations to Save Papakura.

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