Kelly Stratford

for Mayor




I am Campaigning for

Responding to climate change

At a local level council reducing its carbon footprint, collect baseline data to be able to measure & report on infrastructure that is contributing to GHG/carbon footprint, act now including stipulations on what will be done to mitigate climate change, with timelines and targets

People power

Prioritize community led events, projects and solutions - the end result is great but we can’t underestimate the benefits that social interaction, building relationships and well-being bring to communities. Lifting morale, providing opportunities for learning alongside each other - Harness collaboration opportunities and partnership with iwi and hapu

Post 3 waters, a reset of the priorities

See what matters most to our district, to reduce the budget and deliver on agreed projects and services - therefore reducing rates. Be a people led council & heal and maintain Relationships. relationships, relationships

Sustainable economic growth

with a focus on our youth, the health sector, tourism and construction - specifically - support internships, encourage employers to support the Gateway Program, continue Mayor Taskforce for Jobs kaupapa. These are all partner opportunities with work providers in our communities. Continue to support economic development joint CCO Northland Inc in their strategies & priorities especially the Te Tai Tokerau Northland Economic Action Plan.

Our taiao (environment)

Improve and preserve our environment through waste minimization, improved wastewater processing and discharge, innovative roading solutions, to mitigate cost and use of non renewable resources.

Volunteer and/or Donate

If you would like to Donate to my campaign, or would like to be part of positive change for our communities here in the Far North, please get in touch.