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Political Catchup

Join Fraser Greig as he chats with politicians on local, regional, and national levels of the political spectrum! Here you'll find conversations with members of the Horizons Regional Council, Manawatu District Council, as well as members of Government - including Iain Lees-Galloway.

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Political Catchup-18-10-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-11-10-2019
Iain Lees Galloway MP: “Immigration Portfolio Special” - Looking at the Heron report, Family Link and Parent changes, and a brief look at local elections
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Political Catchup-27-09-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP - Fraser and Iain discuss the RSE Cap (Recognised Seasonal Employers) and the concerns of strawberry growers around the limitations on where workers can live. Also, the $8.7 billion deficit reported by ACC - but why there is no cause to worry; The new Manawatu Gorge route green light to proceed; And, a quick pop quiz on current matters in the headlines internationally and nationally.
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Political Catchup-20-09-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-16-08-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway
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Political Catchup-14-08-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys (MDC) - Fraser and Helen discussed the new national drinking water agency announcement, what it might mean for Manawatu District Council and the DHB, and possible implications for Storm and Waste waters too. Also, there are a number of bylaws out for consultation as part of the MDC review process. These include Animal, Cemetery, Dog Control, Solid Waste and Water bylaws. We talked about the importance for the community to make themselves familiar with the bylaws and minor proposed changes. MDC are seeking feedback on how MDC facilities are housed, maintained and run. There are surveys on facebook for the community to participate in. The council are keen to hear from the community about the future of things like community halls, libraries, swimming pools and more. And nominations for council candidates close on Friday at 12 noon.
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Political Catchup-02-08-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-31-07-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys (MDC)
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Political Catchup-17-07-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys (MDC) - Topics discussed: Minister Jenny Salesa's visit to Feilding; Volunteer Fire Brigade; Potential Candidate Info Evening (6 August 2019); Dinner of Provenance; Manawatu Turbos vs Wellington Lions (Pre-season match at Kimbolton Domain, Sunday 28th July 2019)
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Political Catchup-10-07-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys - MDC Talking about Helen speaking at the Rural NZ Women’s conference, The High Commissioners Farewell in Wellington, The recent MDC staff day (designed to contextualise Council operations for all staff), The Councils more robust Community Development policy and opportunity for feedback, the recent Tangi for an MDC staff member and the adoption of the Vision for Feilding Town centre, and the questions being asked, and future plans.
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Political Catchup-28-06-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-25-06-2019
Cr. Lorna Johnson PNCC
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Political Catchup-07-06-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-28-05-2019
Cr. Brent Barrett (PNCC)
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Political Catchup-24-05-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-22-05-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys (MDC) - Fraser catches up with Mayor Worboys about: Youth Week (including MYA Colour Run); CACTUS Course Term 3 dates; The Quail Avenue Walkway; Updates on Accelerate25 projects; And, upcoming community chats with the Mayor in Kimbolton, Pohangina, and Rongotea
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Political Catchup-21-05-2019
Cr. Duncan McCann (PNCC)
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Political Catchup-17-05-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-14-05-2019
Cr. Adrian Broad (PNCC) - Fraser catches up with Cr. Adrian Broad of the PNCC disucss: Summarising the Economic Development Committee meeting including presentations from the IT sector and the Real Estate Institute. they also discuss Adrian's decision not to seek reelection and the Sort it careers expo this Thursday.
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Political Catchup-08-05-2019
Mayor Helen Warboys (MDC)
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Political Catchup-07-05-2019
Cr. Karen Naylor (PNCC) - Fraser and Karen discuss: The Civic and Cultural Precinct Masterplan, The Emissions Reduction plan, Approving the draft urban cycleways masterplan and Rural School Bus safety.
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Political Catchup-03-05-2019
Iain Lees-Galloway MP
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Political Catchup-01-05-2019
Mayor Helen Worboys (MDC) - Fraser catches up with Mayor Worboys about: Council Grant to the Painball Club, and the Representative Grant to the Feilding Amateur Swim Club. Plan Change 64 regarding Boarding and Breeding Kennels. The Makino Aquatic Centre outdoor pool and pipe repairs. The donation of land by the Catholic Church to MDC for use by the Cheltenham Community Committee for the old school playground equipment and the ANZAC Day services.
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Political Catchup-30-04-2019
Cr. Brent Barrett - $50K grant to the Palmerston North Sculpture Trust, The finalisation of the District Plan review process, The formalities of the representation review in preparation for the 2019 elections, and the Workers Memorial Day.
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