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Who are we?

Our primary objective is to represent the ratepayers and residents in Whangamata.
The committee voluntarily work on the community’s behalf and advocate to the relevant authorities
to have our rates stay and be spent in Whangamata.

Mission Statement

To help preserve, safeguard and promote the unique natural character and environment of Whangamata
and enhance its social, cultural and economic wellbeing now and for generations to come.

Our aims

To monitor the development and maintenance of Whangamata infrastructure, amenities and services by
the relevant authorities and advocate on matters of interest and concern, including making submissions
and holding public meetings to protect your interests.
To make informed decisions on prioritizing what the Whangamata ratepayer and resident wants to
spend their rates on.

How do we do that?

Work and advocate on behalf of the Whangamata ratepayers & resident’s interests with the
• Whangamata Community Board
• Thames Coromandel District Council (TCDC)
• Waikato Regional Council (WRC)
• Community Groups

What do we do?

Communicate with the ratepayers and residents through e-newsletters and our website to
keep you up to date with community news and issues.
Hold public meetings and invite ratepayers and residents to discuss the issues of the day and
what they would like to see their rates spent on.
If you are passionate about Whangamata and want your rates to be spent in Whangamata,
be a voice and stay informed about local issues. Join our Whangamata Ratepayers Association.
• Get regular updates on what is happening.
• Be heard on issues that matter to you.
• Help make sure our community and town continue to be strong.

How do you join us?

Visit our Website: whangamataratepayers.org.nz or Email: whangaratepayers@gmail.com

To help preserve, safeguard and promote the unique natural character and environment of Whangamata
and enhance its social, cultural and economic wellbeing now and for generations to come

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