Coun­cil lead­ing from the front

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

It was en­cour­ag­ing to read your edi­to­rial prais­ing Porirua City Coun­cil over its stance on re­gional gov­er­nance.

I’ve lived in Porirua for sev­eral decades and have grown in­creas­ingly proud of the pro­gres­sive de­ci­sions the coun­cil has made, and of the gen­er­ally pos­i­tive com­mu­nity sup­port it gets.

All too of­ten a few naysay­ers gain most of the pub­lic­ity by stand­ing out from the crowd and crit­i­cis­ing the coun­cil. Mean­while, most of us are very happy with the de­ci­sions be­ing made on our be­half. If seems blind­ingly ob­vi­ous that re­gional gov­er­nance in one form or an­other is com­ing to the Welling­ton area.

Good on our coun­cil for lead­ing the charge, rather than stand­ing back and do­ing noth­ing, as Kapiti and the Hutt Val­ley seem to be do­ing.

I don’t know if he is in­ter­ested,

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