Have your say

​All Western Bay residents can participate in creating the future of this amazing part of Aotearoa.​​ Offering us your valuable feedback is one way you can contribute to our District's future and help Council make important decisions. 

Ways to Have Your Say​

Have Your Say Western ​Bay ​– This is Council’s engagement hub. Have your say on any of our current engagement projects.

Speak to your local representatives – Your Councillors and Community Board Members are available to discuss your ideas, issues or concerns. Contact your Councillors (External link)or Community Board Members(External link).

Participate in Connect: People's Panel surveys – Through signing up to our online community panel. We will also let you know about other opportunities to have your say (more information below).

Speak at forums – Contact the Governance(External link) (External link)staff who will guide you as to the best meeting for you to attend. Council is not able to make a decision on your presentation but may refer your issue to staff for further report.

Talk to us at an event – Keep an eye out on when Elected Members and Council staff will be out and about in your community.

Sign up to our Online News – Join our mailing list(External link) and we will keep you informed of what’s happening at Council and in the Western Bay.

Alternatively you can email us at haveyoursay@westernbay.govt.nz.​

Connect: People's Panel

Connect: People's Panel is a quick and easy way for Western Bay residents, ratepayers, businesses and community stakeholders to have a say by taking part in short surveys and giving feedback on Council’s current engagement projects.

We encourage anyone who is interested in the future of Western Bay to join Connect and become a member of this panel on an ongoing basis. As a panel member, you will receive regular email updates and have opportunities to take part in surveys and to attend events and workshops. After every survey, we will share with you the results and next steps.

Being a panel member is just one of the ways you can feel more connected to the decisions Council makes.​

If you would like to get involved and have your say, please sign up to our People's Panel. ​


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