Please, please, please enrol for the local body elections this year.
The turnout is so appallingly bad and needs improving. It has gone from 61% in 1989, to 42% in 2007. Out West Auckland, where I now am, it is only in the mid 30's That's appalling. Get to know your candidates. Find out their voting record. And vote!
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