Standing for Mayor in Kāpiti

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Recently I announced that I’m standing for Mayor to bring a fresh community-led approach to Kāpiti Coast District Council. It’s already been a hugely busy first few days and I’m really excited by the challenge that’s ahead of me as well as for Kāpiti’s future too. If we can make the rapid growth Kāpiti is experiencing work for us we can ensure that Kāpiti remains one of the best places in New Zealand to live and raise a family, but right now it’s being poorly managed due to a slow and inept response from council, and that’s putting massive pressure on local infrastructure - especially housing and rental affordability which is seeing locals squeezed out of the district.

You can find out more about me and the campaign over at www.gwynncompton.co.nz.