Vote Shirin BrownAuckland's sustainable future
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Shirin was elected from 2013-2019 but did not seek re-election on the Waiheke Local Board in 2019.
CONTACT SHIRIN DIRECTLY: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 021 242 3310
My Vision for Waiheke Island
1. Protecting and preserving Waiheke’s unique qualities
2. Managing tourism, development and growth sustainably
3. Shopping and living as locally as possible
4. Ensuring diversity
5. Putting community at the heart of decision-making
6. Commitment to New Zealand as a bicultural and multicultural society
7. Creating positive opportunities for people of all ages
8. Building a resilient future
Key Policy and Initiatives
- Investigating opportunities for a visitor levy.
- Supporting small business and social enterprise development.
- Understanding and mitigating the effects of free trade agreements like the TPPA on local communities.
- Improving transport choices and safety.
- Addressing accommodation issues on the island.
- Working for greater visibility of culture and the arts.
- Ensuring that Waiheke remains Kauri Dieback Disease (KDD) free.
- Working towards a pest free Waiheke.
- Developing food, transport and energy security.
- Kaitiakitangi of the Inner Gulf and its people.
- Working inclusively and transparently with the Board.
- Building strong relationships with CCOs and community stakeholders.
Membership and affiliations
I support the following National Campaigns: The Living Wage Movement Aotearoa The Campaign for better Transport It’s our Future National Council of Women of New Zealand The Pay Equity Challenge I am on the Board of Women in Politics. I am a member of the following organisations: Women in Film and Television NZ The Director and Editor’s Guild of NZ The Tertiary Education Union Te Huatu Kahurangi o Aotearoa The Peace Foundation The Green Party Waiheke RSA Artworks Theatre
Kia Ora Everyone Well this is my last board report of the term. While it’s been quite hard trying to keep up with what’s been happening and then phrase it in a way that makes sense, it’s been an interesting way to check in with all the projects. Waidrive launched...