Kauri dieback disease is threatening one of
our most iconic trees and two-thirds of Auckland’s local native species are under threat of extinction.
Our current budgets will not allow us to address this. We are proposing a targeted rate to fund environmental
initiatives, including tackling kauri dieback disease, with two options: A targeted rate of 21 dollars a year for
average value residential properties, and 98 dollars for average value business properties.
Or A targeted rate of 47 dollars a year for average
value residential properties, and 219 dollars a year for average value business properties.
Both options would aim to tackle kauri dieback disease and address the spread of pests, weeds
and diseases.. However, the second option would achieve a lot more. Which option do you prefer? It’s time to
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