My values are Labour values.

I want to help build a stronger, more caring society. I am passionate about Dunedin, and I bring considerable energy and wide experience to the task of representing this electorate.

My diverse work background has given me an understanding of the economic and social levers that can be pulled to achieve meaningful change.

Please read some of the discussions included here. I welcome your comments.

- David Clark

Save Invermay Petition Now in Your Community

The Save Invermay petition is gathering momentum.  Many Otago retailers are hosting it on their shop counters. Here are a list of civic addresses across Otago where the petition is available to sign:

Dunedin City Council, 50 The Octagon, Dunedin; Queenstown Lakes District Council, 10 Gorge Road, Queenstown; Waitaki District Council, 20 Thames Street, Oamaru; Clutha District Council, 1 Rosebank Terrace, Balclutha; Central Otago District Council, 1 Dunorling Street, Alexandra; Otago Regional Council, 70 Stafford Street, Dunedin; Dunedin City Library, 230 Moray Place, Dunedin; Waikouaiti Library, 192 Main Road, Waikouaiti; Blueskin Bay Library, 28 Harvey Street, Waitati; Mosgiel Library and Service Centre, 7 Hartstone Avenue, Mosgiel; Office of Dr David Clark MP, 32 Albany Street, Dunedin; Office of Clare Curran MP, 132 Hillside Road, South Dunedin.

Invermay petition launch signing Ali Copeman David Clark Jock Allison

Support for the petition is coming from well beyond the Dunedin community, with hundreds of signatures collected at recent A&P shows and rural field-days across Otago and Southland.

If you have not signed the petition yet, download a copy for your friends and family to sign. The address to return it is printed on the petition.  Alternatively the petition can be signed at any one of the locations listed above.  To find out more about the Government’s plans for Invermay visit: or read my previous posts here, here and here.


3 comments on ‘Save Invermay Petition Now in Your Community’

  1. 10 March, 2014

    […] abhor the changes equally. If you’re lucky enough to live in Otago there are dozens of places to sign the petition I’ve launched opposing the changes. Visit to find out more or to download your own copy of the petition […]

  2. 10 March, 2014

    […] brother’s the Dunedin North MP so has been doggedly pursuing the Invermay case which has become a touchstone issue in the South. It has a regional jobs angle and an ideological […]

  3. 21 May, 2014
    Rhona SHaw

    I know of many people who have received critical timely help from this line. It is a life and death help-line in risky situation – it MUST be retained

    [NB – Rhonda I think you are referring to the petition at – Definitely worth signing. David]

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