Services at top of agenda
Hopeful Clutha-Southland representatives will be asked what they will do about the cost of health services and rising electricity prices when they front up to the public on Monday.
Greypower Queenstown and holding the region’s only election candidate debate on Monday.
Secretary Betty Gray said they were thrilled to have seven of the eight candidates attending. They are: National, Todd Barclay; Labour, Liz Craig; Conservative, Lachlan Ashton; Independent Coalition, Karl Barkley; Greens, Rachael Goldsmith; ACT, Don Nicholson and Ban 1080, James Veint. Jason Jobsis of the Democratic party would not attend.
Each candidate would be given four minutes to speak and answer four questions focused on superannuation, residential care facilities for senior citizens in the Wakatipu, the cost of heath services and electricity prices.
Questions would then be taken from the floor.
Gray said Greypower members also wanted to know whether the party spokesperson for senior citizens would be inside or outside of cabinet in the new government.