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Upper Hutt Leader : August 24th 2011
17 UPPER HUTT LEADER, AUGUST 24, 2011 NEWS Would you support a law change to prevent any more liquor outlets opening in your local area? YES 86% NO 14% Would you support a merger of local councils to form a Wellington Super City? YES 12% NO 88% Would you support a reduction in the number of pokie machines in local pubs and clubs, even if that meant less money for charity? YES 72% NO 28% Would you support extending local train services to Timberlea and Maymorn? YES 77% NO 23% Would you be more likely to shop locally if local shops were open on Sundays? YES 20% NO 80% Do you support the government's proposal to open up conservation land for mining? YES 36% NO 64% Should National Standards have been introduced into our primary schools without being trialed first? YES 20% NO 80% Do you agree with the government's decision to cut funding for night classes? YES 16% NO 84% Do you believe that the government has done enough to create jobs and reduce the growing unemployment rate? YES 23% NO 77% Do you support increasing the age at which people qualify for New Zealand Superannuation? YES 27% NO 73% Do you agree with the government's decision to increase GST in order to pay for tax cuts? YES 27% NO 73% Do you think someone fired during their 90 day probationary period should have to be given a reason for their sacking? YES 86% NO 14% Results from Chris Hipkins' Rimutaka Residents Survey Upper Hutt Electorate O ce 216 Main Street, Upper Hutt P 04 528 5715 Taita Electorate O ce 1195 High Street, Lower Hutt P 04 567 0156 E firstname.lastname@example.org chrishipkins.org.nz | labour.org.nz Authorised by Chris Hipkins, 216 Main St, Upper Hutt YOUR VIEWS Each year Rimutaka MP Chris Hipkins conducts a survey of local residents to gather your views on a range of local and national issues. 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Spaces are limited. 3880455AA Care & Education for children 0-5 years Monday to Friday, 7.15am 5.45pm OPEN 52 WEEKS NOW OPEN. The centre is located two minutes walk to Upper Hutt Railway Station. Very convenient for parents commuting to Wellington CHILDHOOD CONCEPTS is an exciting new centre resourced with quality equipment. Children will learn alongside qualifed and experienced caring teachers within a nurturing environment in partnership with parents. We are now accepting enrolments for children from birth to 5 years FOR MORE INFORMATION OR JUST TO DISCUSS YOUR NEEDS CONTACT 527 0282 OR 021 1000 676 28 GOODSHED ROAD, UPPER HUTT CUP COUNT DOWN By LIESL HARLEN With just 15 days to go until Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) kicks off, things are heating up. In the coming weeks the action starts in Upper Hutt, with the following events: Friday, August 26, Darcy Nich- olas Land of My Ancestors Exhi- bition opens at Expressions. Friday till Sunday, September 2-4, Pinehaven Art & Craft Exhibition, Pinehaven School Hall. Saturday, September 3, Golder Cottage celebrates heritage in sport and recreation. Saturday, September 3, multi- nation football tournament, Awakairangi Park, Totara Park. Saturday, Sunday, September 3-4, Boat, Fishing and Outdoor Show, at Trentham Racecourse. Sunday, September 4, The Bike Hutt Cyclocross Series, Trentham Memorial Park. Sunday, September 4, Silver Stream Railway trains operat- ing, Silverstream. Monday, September 5, Belt-up, Gallop-on, Tea-off bus tour, visiting Trentham Rifle Range, Trentham Racecourse, and Royal Wellington Golf Course. More information about these and many more exciting events at upperhuttcity.com/RWC2011. See the teams There are also several opportunities coming up to get up close to the teams including airport arrivals, official welcomes and public training sessions. Wales and South Africa are both arriving in Wellington on Friday, September 2, and will be officially greeted a few days later. Take a look at where you can catch up with them and other teams training in Welling- ton: rugbyworldcup.com/ fanzone/teamopportunities/ index.html First impressions Customer-facing organis- ations such as retailers, hotels and taxi companies, are being offered a fun, free online train- ing programme to help make RWC 2011 a real success, show- ing visitors why Kiwis are famous for our hospitality. First impressions training covers how the tournament works, customer service excel- lence, visitor expectations, and the cultures and languages of the visiting teams and fans. Find out more about First Impressions and how you can be part of RWC 2011 at nz2011.govt.nz/get-involved. Great connections Make great connections dur- ing the tournament with the NZ 2011 Business Club, by becom- ing a host and showing some of our international visitors a great time. Each of them, via the business club have identified areas of interest. The club s job is to organise opportunities so they can sample the real New Zea- land, while you host, share some business stories and build your business networks. For more information about the club go to nz2011.govt.nz/business/new zealand. Best dressed street Don t forget to get involved and enter the best dressed street competition to be in to win a great prize for you and your neighbours. Find out what is involved at bestdressed- street.co.nz Please contact me if you are planning any activity or event during the tournament: firstname.lastname@example.org
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