Toi Te Ora Public Health works behind the scenes to advocate for a healthy and safe environment for our population. Part of this advocacy work is includes writing submissions, usually to local or central government, on policy.

Toi Te Ora makes a submission on a particular local issue or matter under consideration when it is in the interests of improving and protecting the health of the population. A submission will generally provide evidence, experience, opinions, changes wanted and why. 

Below is a selection of submissions by Toi Te Ora.

Submissions to Bay of Plenty Regional Council

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Annual Plan 2019

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Regional Air Plan 2018

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Regional Land Transport Plan 2018

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Submissions to Kawerau District Council

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Submissions to Ōpōtiki District Council

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Submissions to Rotorua Lakes Council

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He Papakainga 2020

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Planning for the Future of Rotorua: 2017 Draft Spatial Plan Consultation Document

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Submissions to Taupō District Council

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Water Supply Strategy 2019

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Submissions to Tauranga City Council

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Annual Plan 2017/18

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Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings 2019

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Future Development Strategy and Urban Strategy 2018

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Memorial Park to City Centre Coastal Pathway

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Mount Maunganui one-way trial proposal consultation

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Ngatai Road Bike Lane

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Proposed Special Housing Areas

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Tauranga Cycle Plan

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Submissions to Western Bay of Plenty District Council

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Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy 2019

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Eco Village Subdivision 2018

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Katikati Urban Growth 2018

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Maramatanga Park

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Submissions to Whakatāne District Council

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Class 4 Gambling Venue Policy 2019

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Long Term Plan 2018

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Reserve Management Plan 2018

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Other Submissions

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Submission to proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards (NES) for Air quality: particulate matter and mercury emissions

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Submission to Death, Funerals, Burial and Cremation: a Review of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 and Related Legislation - Consultation document 2019

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Submission to Taumata Arowai — the Water Services Regulator Bill

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Submission to Action for Healthy Waterways – A discussion document on national direction for essential freshwater

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Public Consultation: MARPOL Annex VI: Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships

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Submission to Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities Bill

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Submission to: Walking Access Act 2008 Review

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Submission to Healthy Homes Standards

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Submission to Residential Tenancies Act Reform

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Submission on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

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Submission on the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2018 (GPS)

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Recommended changes to draft standard - Testing and decontamination of methamphetamine-contaminated properties

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Submission to the Code for Advertising to Children and the Children’s Code for Advertising Food

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