According to the Australians – yes Yesterday Auckland Future’s Auckland Mayoral Candidate Victoria Crone trotted out the tried and failed Rates Cap policy (2% for residential) along with this … Continue reading Can We Tolerate an Increase in Tax (or Rates) if it Meant Better Services? #AKLPols
2% Rates cap? So how to pay for that infrastructure to those new developments? Why does the hard Right in Auckland focus solely on Rates caps and service cuts … Continue reading Crone Visionless with Auckland. Housing and Transport are the Issues – Not Rates #Auckland2016
Misinformation about There was a HUGE amount of confusion yesterday on who can vote in the Auckland Council elections later on this year. The main prevailing thought was only … Continue reading Critical Information: Who Can Vote in the #Auckland2016 Elections?
Time to stop being closed on Council Assets? Bill English weighs in on the debate The question on assets and whether to sell the ones Auckland Council hold is … Continue reading Auckland Assets, Selling, Swapping and Reinvestment. The #Auckland2016 Question
Bill Disables Standing for more than one Local Board From Parliament Today Auckland Council Amendment Progresses by DESK EDITOR on THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016 — 7:32 AM The Local … Continue reading Auckland Council Amendment (Stopping People Stand for 2+ Local Boards) Passes Committee Stage
Can voter turnout get above 50%? That is the question: Can we get voter turnout from 36% in 2013 to over 50% in these upcoming Council elections? Answer: With … Continue reading From a Younger Pespective: Politics and the City Episode 2: The Waterfront Stadium and Voter Turnout
Prudent Policies to take Auckland Forward Today I announce that I will be throwing my hat into the ring to run for Mayor in the upcoming Auckland Council elections … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: I am Running for Mayor!!!
Ryan Mearns and Leroy Beckett share their thoughts Now this I can listen to hear another perspective most of us would miss when it comes to Auckland and its … Continue reading Politics and the City #AKLPols – Listening to a Podcast of a Different View to Auckland
Mayoral Candidate Crone Unrepentant One of the first things ANY candidate for any position on Auckland Council or even Government does is read the bylaws around electioneering including when … Continue reading Mayoral Candidate Crone Wants to Be Mayor? How About Following Council Bylaws First #Auckland2016
We yearn for much yet do little to gain it Voter turn out in the last Local Elections in Auckland (2013) was a low ~36% as we moaned about … Continue reading Election Paradigm. Mediocrity and Votes, Vision and No Votes. #Auckland2016