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Scoop.co.nz
St James Theatre restoration gets council boost2016, 5:21 pmPress Release: Office of the Mayor of Auckland20 July 2016Mayor Le
St James Theatre restoration gets council boost
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
2016, 5:21 pmPress Release: Office of the Mayor of Auckland20 July 2016Mayor Len Brown is thrilled that the restoration of Queen Street’s St James Theatre in Auckland can continue moving forward with an... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
SkyPath gets unanimous supportCommittee.Auckland Council’s Governing Body will formalise the decision at thei
SkyPath gets unanimous support
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Committee.Auckland Council’s Governing Body will formalise the decision at their next meeting on Thursday 28 July.Mayor Len Brown says SkyPath is a uniting project that brings Auckland together.“In a short space of time we have made Auckland a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Unanimous vote for SkyPaththe last step in the political process for besides it being added to the Annual
Unanimous vote for SkyPath
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the last step in the political process for besides it being added to the Annual Plan. Before the decision was made Mayor Len Brown said the SkyPath would unite Auckland because "we can walk and cycle towards each other". It would also allow... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Goff falls short on housing answerswith the Government to deliver on basic needs for human beings. It is understo
Phil Goff falls short on housing answers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
with the Government to deliver on basic needs for human beings. It is understood Goff, a leading contender to replace Len Brown who is stepping down at October's local body elections, will issue a housing policy next month. Like Goff, Crone... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Goff falls short on housing answerswith the Government to deliver on basic needs for human beings. It is understo
Phil Goff falls short on housing answers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
with the Government to deliver on basic needs for human beings. It is understood Goff, a leading contender to replace Len Brown who is stepping down at October's local body elections, will issue a housing policy next month. Like Goff, Crone... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Exclusive: US ship to visit NZ after 33 yearsVisiting American Vice-President set to announce end to 33-year absence. Auckl
Exclusive: US ship to visit NZ after 33 years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Visiting American Vice-President set to announce end to 33-year absence. Auckland Mayor Len Brown (left) and Cabinet minister Steven Joyce were among those to greet Joe Biden (right) at Auckland Airport. Picture / Getty Images The United States... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland mayoral candidates face-off in debateand traffic congestion in the outer suburbs. Auckland will get a new mayor aft
Auckland mayoral candidates face-off in debate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and traffic congestion in the outer suburbs. Auckland will get a new mayor after October's local body elections after Len Brown announced he was standing down after two terms. Tonight's meeting has been organised by the Wattle Downs Residents... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
One year - almost three million extra tripsnow have a rail network that we can be proud of and we’d like to thank Auckland
One year - almost three million extra trips
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
now have a rail network that we can be proud of and we’d like to thank Aucklanders for supporting us.” Auckland Mayor Len Brown says this confirms that Aucklanders will get out of their cars and use reliable safe and comfortable public... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ratepayers' Alliance Launches Ratepayer Protection Pledgebe actively promoting those who sign the pledge with leaflet drops and campaign
Ratepayers' Alliance Launches Ratepayer Protection Pledge
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
be actively promoting those who sign the pledge with leaflet drops and campaign literature in the days up to voting.”“Under Len Brown’s watch ratepayers have been hit with unaffordable rates increases year after year. Even worse, some of Len Brown’s... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee releases advertisement criticising Auckland Transportto drop trains was made by the collective whole of the Board of Auckland Transp
Auckland Councillor Mike Lee releases advertisement criticising Auckland Transport
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
to drop trains was made by the collective whole of the Board of Auckland Transport, not-with-standing Lee's views. Mayor Len Brown told Radio New Zealand after the boards' announcements that ultimately it would be for the council to decide as it... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
National And Labour Plans Will Not Solve Housing Crisiswater and other infrastructure to get this new housing built more quickly. Nati
National And Labour Plans Will Not Solve Housing Crisis
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
water and other infrastructure to get this new housing built more quickly. National is on the right track here, as Len Brown is not prepared to tackle the Auckland Council budget to do this.“However as Mayor, I will propose an emergency... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Memo - This is not a pissing contestoff-record. But on this major issue, Spencer makes all the running. Yesterday
Memo - This is not a pissing contest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
off-record. But on this major issue, Spencer makes all the running. Yesterday, Key was due to meet with Auckland Mayor Len Brown. The Unitary Plan is due to be reported back soon. The Government has signalled that it will appoint a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
More action, less finger-pointing needed to fix this housing crisisoff-record. But on this major issue, Spencer makes all the running. Yesterday
More action, less finger-pointing needed to fix this housing crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
off-record. But on this major issue, Spencer makes all the running. Yesterday, Key was due to meet with Auckland Mayor Len Brown. The Unitary Plan is due to be reported back soon. The Government has signalled that it will appoint a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland City Rail costing over $3 billionemerge as planning and design progresses and project needs are refined, meaning
Auckland City Rail costing over $3 billion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
emerge as planning and design progresses and project needs are refined, meaning cost estimates may change. Auckland Mayor Len Brown, who has made the rail link his number one project, said that at this point there was a $2.5b budget and a business... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor to attend World Cities Summit Forum in SingaporeThis really is a wonderful opportunity to showcase Christchurch technology,” sh
Mayor to attend World Cities Summit Forum in Singapore
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
This really is a wonderful opportunity to showcase Christchurch technology,” she says.The Mayor will join Mayor Len Brown of Auckland and Mayor Celia Wade-Brown of Wellington at the forum. World Cities Summit organisers have covered the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland Mayor Len Brown throws policy to the wolves Friday, 8 July 2016, 5:14 pmPress Release: Weed Management Advisory Media Rele
Auckland Mayor Len Brown throws policy to the wolves
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
Friday, 8 July 2016, 5:14 pmPress Release: Weed Management Advisory Media Release 8 July 2016:... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
A protected cycleway for Auckland’s waterfrontcycle route following the opening of the Quay St Cycleway today.The Prime Minis
A protected cycleway for Auckland’s waterfront
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
cycle route following the opening of the Quay St Cycleway today.The Prime Minister, Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Mayor Len Brown and a large group of people on bikes, were the first to use the city centre’s newest cycleway. The opening was... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor should ban, not review, toxic spray usespray useFriday, 8 July 2016, 11:04 amPress Release: Green PartyAuckland Mayor
Mayor should ban, not review, toxic spray use
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
spray useFriday, 8 July 2016, 11:04 amPress Release: Green PartyAuckland Mayor Len Brown needs to implement the city’s weed management policy to end the use of toxic glyphosate-based herbicides on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland International Flower Show delayed another yearCouncil pulled back from making a $50,000 contribution to keep the show in the
Auckland International Flower Show delayed another year
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Council pulled back from making a $50,000 contribution to keep the show in the region. At the time, then Mayor of Manukau Len Brown warned, "More than 50 per cent of visitors to the show live in the Auckland region and having it remain in Manukau... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor calls for Weed Management Policy reviewJuly 7, 2016Auckland Mayor Len Brown today announced a review of the council’s
Mayor calls for Weed Management Policy review
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
July 7, 2016Auckland Mayor Len Brown today announced a review of the council’s Weed Management Policy after a petition was received at the Regional Policy and Strategy Committee meeting.The petition,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland councillors' concern over officials' involvement in Unitary Planpaid media, to ensure we reach as many Aucklanders as possible," the memo said.
Auckland councillors' concern over officials' involvement in Unitary Plan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
paid media, to ensure we reach as many Aucklanders as possible," the memo said. The campaign has the support of Mayor Len Brown, who issued a statement saying communicating with Aucklanders is part of the process of developing the Unitary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland councillors' concern over officials' involvement in Unitary Planpaid media, to ensure we reach as many Aucklanders as possible," the memo said.
Auckland councillors' concern over officials' involvement in Unitary Plan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
paid media, to ensure we reach as many Aucklanders as possible," the memo said. The campaign has the support of Mayor Len Brown, who issued a statement saying communicating with Aucklanders is part of the process of developing the Unitary... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Whenuapai ideal candidate: Nick Smiththey wouldn't be able to bring forward that development unless they could resol
Whenuapai ideal candidate: Nick Smith
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 days ago
they wouldn't be able to bring forward that development unless they could resolve that infrastructure." Auckland Mayor Len Brown said through a spokeswoman yesterday that it was too early to say which sites would be proposed for Government... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Whenuapai ideal candidate: Nick Smiththey wouldn't be able to bring forward that development unless they could resol
Whenuapai ideal candidate: Nick Smith
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
they wouldn't be able to bring forward that development unless they could resolve that infrastructure." Auckland Mayor Len Brown said through a spokeswoman yesterday that it was too early to say which sites would be proposed for Government... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Rushed infrastructure policy already falling apartpolicy. No wonder the detail of the policy is unclear, they haven’t had time to
Rushed infrastructure policy already falling apart
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
policy. No wonder the detail of the policy is unclear, they haven’t had time to work it out properly.“It’s not surprising Len Brown already wants the Government to change its new rules – because the quickest and most affordable way to solve the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Len Brown Challenged Over Government Housing BailoutMonday, 4 July 2016, 10:48 amPress Release: Mark Thomas Auckland Council mayora
Len Brown Challenged Over Government Housing Bailout
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Monday, 4 July 2016, 10:48 amPress Release: Mark Thomas Auckland Council mayoral candidate and local board member Mark Thomas is challenging Mayor Len Brown to match the government’s commitment to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Two-tiered attack on house hikesthe fund was a step in the right direction but not enough and a commitment to i
Two-tiered attack on house hikes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
the fund was a step in the right direction but not enough and a commitment to invest in houses was needed. Auckland Mayor Len Brown welcomed both the infrastructure fund and establishment of UDAs and looked forward to reviewing the initiatives in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government look at hardline measure to seize property for developmentdevelopers to do their work. They should not compete with private development."
Government look at hardline measure to seize property for development
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
developers to do their work. They should not compete with private development." Other political reaction Auckland Mayor Len Brown welcomed both the infrastructure fund and future establishment of urban development agencies, and looked forward to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Two-tiered attack on house hikesthe fund was a step in the right direction but not enough and a commitment to i
Two-tiered attack on house hikes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
the fund was a step in the right direction but not enough and a commitment to invest in houses was needed. Auckland Mayor Len Brown welcomed both the infrastructure fund and establishment of UDAs and looked forward to reviewing the initiatives in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Government look at hardline measure to seize property for developmentthan a true investment fund is so that Bill English can keep his books tidy."
Government look at hardline measure to seize property for development
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
than a true investment fund is so that Bill English can keep his books tidy." Other political reaction Auckland Mayor Len Brown welcomed both the infrastructure fund and future establishment of urban development agencies, and looked forward to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brandon Pora still on the run after legging it from courthis next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of
Brandon Pora still on the run after legging it from court
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
his next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of the crimes were publicised, Auckland Mayor Len Brown requested a briefing, and concerns were also raised with Police Minister Judith Collins. Pora is due in court... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Len Brown kicks port decision down the road to save legacyFriday, 1 July 2016, 10:23 amPress Release: John Palino of cost and homelessnes
Len Brown kicks port decision down the road to save legacy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 days ago
Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:23 amPress Release: John Palino of cost and homelessness"The ports report to be released today is the result... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Thumbs down to Manukau HarbourShipping Federation executive director Annabel Young, who is a member of the Co
Thumbs down to Manukau Harbour
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Shipping Federation executive director Annabel Young, who is a member of the Consensus Working Group launched by Mayor Len Brown a year ago to reconsider Ports of Auckland's place on the city waterfront, said shippers do not favour a west coast... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Teen flees from courthis next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of
Teen flees from court
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
his next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of the crimes were publicised, Auckland Mayor Len Brown requested a briefing, and concerns were also raised with Police Minister Judith Collins. Pora is due in court... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Teen legs it from court, escapes guards after hearing he will be remandedhis next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of
Teen legs it from court, escapes guards after hearing he will be remanded
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
his next court hearing thus violating the terms of that bail. After details of the crimes were publicised, Auckland Mayor Len Brown requested a briefing, and concerns were also raised with Police Minister Judith Collins. Pora is due in court... Read more
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NZCity
Shippers weigh in on Auckland port optionsof which have already been leaked to the media. Annabel Young, a member of the
Shippers weigh in on Auckland port options
NZCity / Posted 24 days ago
of which have already been leaked to the media. Annabel Young, a member of the Consensus Working Group launched by Mayor Len Brown a year ago to reconsider Ports of Auckland's place on the city waterfront, confirmed it had narrowed down options... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Shippers prefer Firth of Thames over Manukau to replace Auckland portport. Shipping Federation executive director Annabel Young, a member of the Co
Shippers prefer Firth of Thames over Manukau to replace Auckland port
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 24 days ago
port. Shipping Federation executive director Annabel Young, a member of the Consensus Working Group launched by Mayor Len Brown a year ago to reconsider Ports of Auckland's place on the city waterfront, said: "The cat is well and truly out of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lessons from Bogota, Colombiainfluences the amount of activity we do which in turn influences public health.
Lessons from Bogota, Colombia
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
influences the amount of activity we do which in turn influences public health.The conference will be opened by Mayor Len Brown and Dave Warburton (CEO Auckland Transport), Transport Minister Simon Bridges will give out the Walking and Cycling... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland councillors ask watchdog to probe City Rail Link coststhe concerns raised". Auckland Transport estimated CRL build costs of $2.5 bil
Auckland councillors ask watchdog to probe City Rail Link costs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
the concerns raised". Auckland Transport estimated CRL build costs of $2.5 billion and completion for 2023, with Mayor Len Brown saying he wants the council to negotiate a 50-50 payment split with the Government. Related ContentFly-through... Read more

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