We'll grow and thrive - its an exciting future!

Heritage     Sport       Adventure       Arts

Jobs    Population   Tourism    Quality of Life      Heart!

Why Vote for Me

  • I’ve got the vision, knowhow and I’m all about action.
  • I’ve got small and big business background and we farm up the Parapara.
  • I’ve got a Fine Arts Degree and involved in promoting tourism and saving our heritage.
  • I’ve had  3 years on Council learning the complex issues and a proven record of initiating changes.
  • I’ve got the full range of skills and experience to lead this fantastic District into the exciting future we all know it has.
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Goals in Brief

  • Growth in quality jobs and population with  business incentives and great marketing.
  • Rates increases pulled right back to maximum 3% per annum.
  • Transformation in WDC operations to make it effective, efficient   and truly business friendly.
  • Save our heritage buildings with rates remissions and incentives.
  • Sensible governance with Councillor pay linked to meeting attendance and clearly defined obligations.

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  • Growth in population and jobs since 2013 elections – after years of decline.
  • I’ve supported the project to fill empty shops – known as Collective Whanganui –  with Doreen Hardy of Mainstreet Wanganui.
  • I’m on the Board of Visit Whanganui and heralded in tourism growth for three solid years
  • Economic growth is now top of Councils agenda instead of being seen as an expense.
  • New community glass facility under construction to ensure our long-term future as a centre of New Zealand Glass.
  • I’m leading a new initiative to save our heritage and history by establishing local and national heritage awards plus incentives to save our buildings

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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me by telephone or complete the Enquiry Form on the right. I will respond to you as soon as possible.

Tel:  06 345 7029
Mobile: 021 103 0737.
Email: helen@helencraigformayor.co.nz

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