Why should you run for Waikato Regional Council in this year’s elections? A guest blogger sheds some light on what being a Regional Councillor means.
‘Paper’ Matt Shea is a 28-year old entrepreneur running for Hamilton City Council’s West Ward.
Kesh Naidoo-Rauf is a mum, a wife, a community pharmacist, business owner running for Hamilton City Council’s East Ward in 2019.
With years of youth-focused engagement behind her, Sheryl Matenga is running for Waikato District Council’s Huntly Ward.
Here you’ll find everything you need to know to check your eligibility to vote, enrolment, and how to actually vote in this year’s elections.
A community lawyer and environmental activist, Sarah Thomson is running for Hamilton City Council’s West Ward in 2019 to advocate for sustainable growth.
Ever wanted to stand for council? Here’s what you need to know to launch your council campaign.
With experience in educational psychology, social entrepreneurship, and game development, Tim Young is rolling for Hamilton City Council to bring scientific literacy, urgency and 'A Young perspective'.
Cassidy Temese is campaigning to advocate and influence positive outcomes for all through the Waipā District Council.
Matthew Small is running for Hamilton City Council’s West Ward in 2019 to advocate for accessibility, rates management, and housing.
Kawena Jones is a young, highly-skilled, passionate Maori from Whatawhata, and candidate for Councillor of the Newcastle Ward.
Louise Hutt is a CEO, sustainability advocate, and creative who’s running for Mayor and Hamilton West in Hamilton City this election.
Dan Armstrong is committed to leading rural communities through change and upcoming challenges, so he’s running for Waikato Regional Council’s Waipa-King Country constituency.
Looking back at the last twelve months, it’s remarkable to reflect on the achievements of our volunteers who have powered our movement, contributing over 2,800 hours collectively. We have created a space for the needs and aspirations of young people in our community to be shared and heard, engaging with over 1,100 young people.
To be the upholders of expression is to fight the good fight, to safeguard the revolutionary act of being creative, to ensure that the message we are communicating to the world is one that will push us towards a future that we have all had a hand in creating.
In April, I had the privilege to attend RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards), which is a leadership development programme for emerging leaders. Reflecting on my adventure almost three months later, there are three main learnings that I want to share with you: Teamwork. Inspiration. Self-Awareness.
We can ride out what comes our way
and rest in the moments
when we make it through.
Rock bottom tends to provide one of two outcomes; quitting or persevering. We are interested in the persevering, in seeing rock bottom as a springboard in disguise.
Who doesn’t envy the life of a travel blogger? Well, a couple of months ago, I got to live the dream. I got a little taste of travel writing. This Easter 2019 was a life-changing time for me. Not only did I have the opportunity to journey to Rome on pilgrimage, but I also had the chance to visit Madrid, Torreciudad, and Barcelona in Spain. It was a time of reflection, of inspiration, and of wonder.
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