From Your Mayor

Bush Telegraph - - Focus On Farming -

Tena koutou ka­toa - greet­ings to you all

The say­ing, pA rich com­mu­nity is­not strong but a strong com­mu­nity is richq res­onates with me as we head this year to­wards our 30th an­niver­sary as the Tararua District.

I feel the strength of the District in work­ing to­gether has in­creased and be­lieve 2019 will be an ex­cit­ing year.

The op­por­tu­ni­ties this District has to of­fer are be­com­ing more and more vis­i­ble as the ad­di­tional pub­lic­ity sur­round­ing the new Manawatu Tararua High­way project puts us firmly on the map.

We wel­come both new res­i­dents and busi­nesses to our part of the coun­try.

An in­crease in pop­u­la­tion as­sists in keep­ing rates down and brings vi­brancy through a burst of fresh ideas and en­ergy.

We con­tinue to see pos­i­tive changes in tech­nol­ogy as it pro­vides more ac­cu­rate data and new ef­fi­cien­cies, and this rate of change is un­prece­dented.

The Tararua Health & Well­be­ing Group is up and run­ning and strives to cre­ate a key link be­tween health and well­be­ing ser­vice providers and the com­mu­nity.

They will be a strong voice with di­rect ac­cess to MidCen­tral District Health Board, ser­vice providers and the coun­cil re­gard­ing ser­vice devel­op­ment projects and ini­tia­tives.

Cr. Ali­son Franklin sits on the governance team and al­ready has meet­ings ar­ranged with res­i­dents to dis­cuss their ideas.

I thank all of those that have put their hand up and been se­lected to be a part of this ex­cit­ing and es­sen­tial group that will pad­vo­cate for pos­i­tive change in ar­eas that have a fun­da­men­tal im­pactq for the res­i­dents of the Tararua District.

Noho ora mai s all the best Tracey Col­lis

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