7 Lessons I Learned From 6780 Visits To Tauranga Homes

I recently announced the achievement of my goal of visiting 1000 more homes in my campaign for election onto the Tauranga City Council.

I’m a meticulous note keeper and recorded the ideas that residents shared with me.

I have analysed what they told me and distilled their thoughts into these 7 lessons.

1. We All Love Tauranga Deeply

  • This probably won’t surprise you because you probably love Tauranga too
  • I knew I loved Tauranga, but I didn’t realise how deep this passion went with everyone I met
  • Would you get the same response if you sampled any city or town in New Zealand? Perhaps. But do they have the same depth of passion as we do in Tauranga? Perhaps not

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12 Lessons I Learned From 1254 Conversations With Tauranga Residents

I recently announced the achievement of my goal of visiting 4291 homes in my run for Tauranga City Council.

I met with 1254 people face-to-face (and left a flyer behind for the remainder).

I’m a meticulous note keeper and recorded the ideas that residents shared with me.

I have analysed what they told me and distilled their thoughts into these 12 lessons.

12-lessons-I-learned

1. We All Love Tauranga Deeply

  • This probably won’t surprise you because you probably love Tauranga too.
  • I knew I loved Tauranga, but I didn’t realise how deep this passion went with everyone I met
  • Would you get the same response if you sampled any city or town in New Zealand? Perhaps. But do they have the same depth of passion as we do in Tauranga? Perhaps not

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Milestone: 3066 Homes Visited

One of my goals in preparation to become a Tauranga City Councillor is to visit 4000 homes before the election in October.

I set this goal to ensure that I learn what’s on people’s minds, what their ideas are for the city, what their concerns and worries are.

Not only is this knowledge of enormous value to me, I adore meeting new people and hearing their stories.

I’m proud to announce that as of last night I have visited 3066 homes. Continue reading