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Big Things Ahead

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Big Things Ahead - City of the Future - 10-01-2022( 0:27:45)       
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The one change that will alter how Hamilton feels in the future – its name! Is Kirirkiriroa-Hamilton where it’s happening? In this episode of Big Things Ahead, we talk to City Councillor Mark Bunting, Waikato Regional Councillor Jennifer Nickel, Creative Waikato’s Dr Jeremy Mayall, Go Eco’s Jo Wrigley and Momentum’s Mark Servian.
Published: 10/01/2022 9:45:00 a.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 9 City of the Future - 03-01-2022( 0:28:32)       
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Is Hamilton really the city of the future? How Kirikiriroa Hamilton will look in coming decades?
Published: 3/01/2022 4:30:00 p.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 8 Reforms to the Local Govt Act - 27-12-2021( 0:28:35)       
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with reforms to the Local Government Act, what will actually be left for Councils to look after? In this episode of Big Things Ahead, we talk to Hamilton City Councillors Mark Bunting and Dave Macpherson, Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate, Democracy experts Mark Servian and Dr Will Flavell, Waikato Regional Councillor Jennifer Nickel and Former Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe.
Published: 27/12/2021 4:30:00 p.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 7 Transport - 20-12-2021( 0:28:14)       
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The future of Transport in Hamilton City. Is there really a way to stop people driving everywhere? In this episode of Big Things Ahead, we talk to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate, Hamilton City Councillors Sarah Thomson and Mark Bunting and Waikato Regional Councillor Jennifer Nickel. Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 20/12/2021 11:00:00 a.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 6 Climate Action - 13-12-2021( 0:28:9)       
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In this episode of Big Things Ahead, Paul Barlow talks to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate, Hamilton City Councillors Mark Bunting, Sarah Thomson and Dave Macpherson and Go Eco’s Jo Wrigley about what steps the city are taking to adapt to climate change now and in the future. Just how bad is the worst case scenario? Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 13/12/2021 9:15:00 a.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 5 Representation Review Pt 2 - 06-12-2021( 0:28:34)       
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We talk to Hamilton Mayor Paula Southgate, Hamilton City Councillors Dave Macpherson and Mark Bunting, Community Waikato’s Holly Snape, STV Campaigner Mark Servian, Former Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe and Henderson-Massey Local Board member, Dr Will Flavell about Maori representation at Council. Just how racist is local politics? Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 6/12/2021 4:30:00 p.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 4 STV vs FPP - 29-11-2021( 0:28:16)       
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In this episode of Big Things Ahead, we talk to STV campaigner Mark Servian and Hamilton City Councillors Mark Bunting and Dave Macpherson about STV voting and why it’s better for the city. Will it really wipe out middle aged white men from Council? Podcast produced and first broadcast at Free FM 89.0 - a platform for direct involvement in the media. Hamilton Kirikiriroa, NZ
Published: 29/11/2021 4:30:00 p.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 3 Representation Review pt 1 - 22-11-2021( 0:28:30)       
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Representation Review pt 1: Hamilton City Councillors Dave Macpherson and Mark Bunting, Community Waikato’s Holly Snape, STV advocate Mark Servian and former Hamilton West MP Tim Macindoe about all the potential changes Kirikiriroa Hamilton could see to be have a more representative Council. Is there one model that works better than others?
Published: 22/11/2021 4:30:00 p.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 2 Three Waters Against - 15-11-2021( 0:28:9)       
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Hamilton City Councillors Mark Bunting and Dave Macpherson and Waikato Regional Councillor Jennifer Nickel talk about the concerns local government has with the proposed 3 waters reforms. Is this really the land grab it’s been made out to be?
Published: 15/11/2021 9:00:00 a.m.
Big Things Ahead - Ep 1 Three Waters Pro - 08-11-2021( 0:28:37)       
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Three Waters pt1: Hamilton City Councillors Mark Bunting and Dave Macpherson and Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta discuss the potential positive benefits of the Government’s proposed 3 waters reforms. Is all the public outrage really justified?
Published: 8/11/2021 9:30:00 a.m.