Confidential Report highlights costs outweigh benefits Radio New Zealand reported today (that a recently confidential report Mayor Phil Goff tried to have blocked from being released (the Ombudsman ordered … Continue reading Cost of Moving The Port (Cars) Outweighs Benefits – by $1 Billion and 10,000 Jobs
Some picks for 2018 If 2017 was the year change was going to sweep through (#SummerSeries 17/18 – The Year That Was 2017) then 2018 will be the year of … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 – What Lies Ahead in 2018
Outlining concerns of Auckland From Our Auckland: Briefing to incoming government – Council outlines contribution, challenges and opportunities Auckland Council’s briefing to new government Mayor Phil Goff’s Briefing to … Continue reading Mayor Phil Goff’s Briefing to the new Government
I like option one The five options for where the America’s Cup bases should be held. Cue political infighting for the next wee while but in the meantime let’s … Continue reading Auckland America Cup Base Options – Which Ones Should Councillors Go With (And Cue Infighting)
Doing the business Given there seems to be a bit of chatter around ATEED’s expenses (again) and now one on staff travel (I am neutral on this providing a … Continue reading Council Continues to Streamline Procuement in Benefit of Auckland
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to swim in As Election 2017 rages on the national stage Auckland continues along with its massive City building program and all … Continue reading Water a Major Issue in Auckland
Government does not have a clue Today marks the Auckland rail network hitting 20 million passenger trips over a 12 month period. Is this significant? Yes it is. From … Continue reading Auckland Rail Network Breaks 20 Million Passenger Trips Milestone Three Years Early
Easter Sunday Trading Ban Remains The vote was 20-1 (Desley Simpson of Orakei was the only one to vote against keeping the bans) and the debate was over pretty … Continue reading Auckland Council Governing Body August Digests; Easter Sunday Trading Ban Remains
Waiting on actual leadership with the Long Term Plan A Long Term Plan is a 10 year budget documents that indicate revenue and expenditure guides for Councils as required … Continue reading Goff Stating the Obvious with the Long Term Plan. Action Needed!
Confirmation of APEC means investment needed It was confirmed yesterday that Auckland will indeed host the 2021 APEC conference. From the Office of the Mayor Phil Goff: AUCKLAND TO … Continue reading APEC 2021 Confirmed to be in Auckland. Need Southern Airport Line NOW!