Petitions

DCC submissions for annual plan close 9th April

http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/your-council/draft-annual-plan-2013-2014 Don’t forget to nominate any trees in the city you regard as significant. http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/your-council/district-plan/2gp/significant-tree-nominations

Deep Sea Oil Drilling off Otago

Deep Sea Oil Drilling off Otago. In October 2012, the United States based Anadarko Petroleum Corporation in partnership with Australian based Origin Energy intend to start deep-sea oil-drilling in the Canterbury Basin about 60km off the coast of Dunedin. To save our coast, oceans (and climate) sign the no drilling petition at: www.oilfreeotago.org

Protest against fossil fuel subsidies

Protest against fossil fuel subsidies. Why are we giving hundreds of billions to the industries wrecking the climate? Join the global call demanding that world leaders end all fossil fuel subsidies at the Rio Earth Summit. Why are we giving hundreds of billions to the industries wrecking the climate? www.350.org/rio

MMP review

MMP review. This year we all get the opportunity to have a say on changes we’d like to see on the way our MMP voting system works. This review comes out of the 2011 Referendum on the Voting System, when the majority of voters chose to keep MMP as our voting system. http://www.elections.org.nz/voting/mmp/mmp-review.html