The increasing number of ram raids in Waipā and New Zealand, in general, is deeply troubling. Many of you have raised your concerns about the impact it’s having on our community, particularly for our local retailers, some of whom have been targeted multiple times. I’m really keen to help out our local retailers to makeContinue reading “Preventing ram raids in Waipā”
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Facelift on the way for Cambridge’s water tower
So Cambridge’s historic Water Tower looks like it is going to be getting a bit of a facelift in the next few years to make it less of a safety and earthquake risk. Current estimates to get it up to 67% of New Build Standard (with 100% being the equivalent of a newly built structure)Continue reading “Facelift on the way for Cambridge’s water tower”
Yes to a new Cambridge bridge – as long as it’s done right
There’s been a lot more noise recently about the need for an additional river crossing in Cambridge, and we shouldn’t be surprised that this is one of the key issues this election. Current and planned growth in Cambridge has pushed the issue to the fore. Residents are already experiencing traffic congestion at peak times duringContinue reading “Yes to a new Cambridge bridge – as long as it’s done right”
Housing intensification: an unrestricted disaster that’s about to hit Waipā
A district-wide disaster is looming that could materially change the nature and fabric of our towns and result in more far-reaching issues than Three Waters. It’s called PC26 –“Residential zone intensification”. It is a mandated change forced upon us by Central Government that none of us agree with it – but we have no choice. Continue reading “Housing intensification: an unrestricted disaster that’s about to hit Waipā”
My thoughts on Three Waters
This blog post was originally published on my Facebook page (21st July 2022), but I want to share it here so that you can see my position on Three Waters. Tomorrow is the cut off for you to have your say on the proposed Three Waters Reform. I have been very clear about my oppositionContinue reading “My thoughts on Three Waters”
O’Regan challenges Mylchreest
Hot off the press in this morning’s Cambridge News – an article about my campaign to become Mayor of Waipā. You can read the full article online here. O’Regan challenges Mylchreest 23 JUN 2022 • BY MARY ANNE GILL: Susan O’Regan is putting her political career on the line with an “all or nothing” run at theContinue reading “O’Regan challenges Mylchreest”
Launching my campaign!
I’m really excited today to be launching my candidacy to be Mayor of Waipā. Here’s my full media release below. “Time for change”: Susan O’Regan in race for Waipā Mayor The mayoral election in the Waipā District just took an interesting turn, with two-term Waipā councillor and long-time local Susan O’Regan announcing that she willContinue reading “Launching my campaign!”
My campaign website is live.
Today, we launched my campaign website. Whilst I’ll be publishing updates on various social platforms like Facebook, Instagram and yes, I’m not forgetting younger people in the district, TikTok, I will also be updating this website frequently. Please bookmark this site and come back to it. Also, connect with me on my social channels, whichContinue reading “My campaign website is live.”