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!
No easy fixes While yesterday in my Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report: More Questions Than Answers I had mentioned about getting the first run on the board Simon Wilson from The Spinoff – … Continue reading Our Planning System Flawed? Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report Suggests Yes
One major factor missing Yesterday Mayor Phil Goff lead the charge in the release to the Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report. This is what was said: Taskforce Report recommends major … Continue reading Mayoral Housing Taskforce Report: More Questions Than Answers
Government announcement on road pricing incoming Mayor Phil Goff dropped a clanger on The Nation today indicating that a Government announcement is coming on Road Pricing. You can see … Continue reading Road Pricing for Auckland On The Way
Annual Plan passed Yesterday the Finance and Performance Committee and later the Governing Body of Auckland Council confirmed the Annual Plan 2017/2018. The Annual Plan is the yearly Budget … Continue reading 2.5% Rates Rise, Living Wage, ATEED Tax Confirmed. Extra $200m for Infrastructure
Confidential item released The Governing Body of Auckland Council have released the report (with redacts) into how the Westgate Metropolitan Centre complex was set out in the Waitakere City … Continue reading Council Releases Report into the Westgate Metropolitan Centre Saga