Take the Quiz

This quiz compares your views to the DCC candidates that have participated in this project. There are fifteen questions and you will be shown a list of 'best matches' at the end of the quiz.

Some candidates chose not to take part, or we received no response from them. These candidates have not been included on this website.

Once you receive your results, we recommend that you reasearch each candidate thoroughly before voting.

Climate Change

Is there a Climate Emergency? Should we be acting upon this?

Climate Change

Airports encourage the use of fossil fuel. Should Council own 50% of the airport?

Climate Change

Should oil/gas exploration and drilling be banned in the Otago area?

Transportation

Should Council promote pedestrian and cycle traffic, even at the expense of car parking?

Transportation

Should D.C.C. use rate-payer’s money to operate our busses and make bus travel cheaper/free?  

Transportation

Should Council require the University and Hospital to make a new parking building for their users.

City Growth

Should rates and council spending increase so bold and exciting things can develop in our city

City Growth

Should Provincial Growth money be spent on flood protection rather than new developments? E.g. the Dunedin Waterfront etc.

City Growth

Are building regulations, permits and costs putting construction out of reach?

City Growth

Should council make developments like the Dunedin Waterfront a priority, rather than focusing on ‘core services’ such as good drainage, footpaths etc.?

Rates

It is sensible to increase dump charges to reduce rates?

Rates

Should Council spend more rate payer’s money on housing for the aged, less-able, & immigrants

Candidate Experience

Politically, I favour left wing affiliation in Council. (Labour Party and Greens and their policies.)

Candidate Experience

I vote for candidates that have shown evidence of strong money/business management skills.

The candidate rankings below have been generated based on your answers. Candidates that share your views appear at the top, and candidates who disagree with your views appear closer to the bottom.