Local elections 2019

The Stratford Press sent all the candidates for the Stratford District Council a set of questions last month.

Over the next few weeks, we wil be printing the questions we asked, with the answers we received from the candidates, in the paper and online.

This week, candidates answer the question:
Do you support the current urban / rural ward system, or would you prefer candidates were elected at large? Would you support a separate Māori ward?

Grant Boyde is seeking re-election in the Rural Ward.
Grant Boyde is seeking re-election in the Rural Ward.

Grant Boyde: Yes I do support the current urban / rural ward system as both have fundamentally different issues. Sixty one per cent of general

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