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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor welcomes strong financial results12:38 pmPress Release: Office of the Mayor of Auckland30 August 2016Auckland Ma
Mayor welcomes strong financial results
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
12:38 pmPress Release: Office of the Mayor of Auckland30 August 2016Auckland Mayor Len Brown has welcomed strong financial results published by Auckland Council Group, Auckland International Airport Limited... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wreck poses oil crisisoil spill. Auckland councillor and former Auckland Regional Council chairman M
Wreck poses oil crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
oil spill. Auckland councillor and former Auckland Regional Council chairman Mike Lee last week raised concerns with mayor Len Brown about the possibility thousands of tonnes of oil being inside the Niagara, lying 120m under water near the mouth of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Goff Housing Plan Confused And Mistakenthis week about using the Government owned Mt Eden prison. Instead, it seeks to
Goff Housing Plan Confused And Mistaken
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
this week about using the Government owned Mt Eden prison. Instead, it seeks to continues the ineffective coordination role Len Brown has played in this area, which has seen inner city homeless numbers grow 300% from 70 in 2013 to 230 today.” Thomas... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Too many choices in bid for mayoraltyfailure to coalesce around one outstanding candidate is a mystery, especially t
Too many choices in bid for mayoralty
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
failure to coalesce around one outstanding candidate is a mystery, especially to the centre-left who gave the city Len Brown. The mayoralty has not attracted centre-right members of the council despite the executive powers placed in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Goff rules the race - call for the right to uniteCrone, on 15.5 per cent. Crone at present has almost double the support of Joh
Phil Goff rules the race - call for the right to unite
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Crone, on 15.5 per cent. Crone at present has almost double the support of John Palino, who finished second to Mayor Len Brown in the last election. The other candidate from the right, Mark Thomas, has the support of only 3.3 per cent of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Goff rules Auckland mayoral race - so faron 15.5 per cent. Crone has almost double the current support of John Palino,
Phil Goff rules Auckland mayoral race - so far
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
on 15.5 per cent. Crone has almost double the current support of John Palino, who finished second to the current mayor, Len Brown, in the last election. The other candidate from the right, Mark Thomas, has the support of only 3.3 per cent of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Battleground Auckland - Key match-ups to determine outcome of October's electionsweeks, the Super City will have a new mayor, council and local boards. After t
Battleground Auckland - Key match-ups to determine outcome of October's elections
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
weeks, the Super City will have a new mayor, council and local boards. After two terms of the amalgamated council, Mayor Len Brown is calling it a day. This follows a rocky second term that started with a sex scandal and ended with a new... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Filipaina stays quiet on Rio jaunt - but Facebook reveals alla leave entitlement and can go on holiday at any time so long as they tender an
Filipaina stays quiet on Rio jaunt - but Facebook reveals all
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
a leave entitlement and can go on holiday at any time so long as they tender an apology or get leave of absence from mayor Len Brown. Related ContentAuckland Council body spends $29k on staff trip to Rio OlympicsLeader of Unitary plan off to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland Unitary Plan notification welcomedcouncil for Auckland.“It is a huge feat to have completed this plan, the larges
Auckland Unitary Plan notification welcomed
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
council for Auckland.“It is a huge feat to have completed this plan, the largest ever in New Zealand, in record time. Mayor Len Brown, councillors, the Independent Hearings Panel and the staff that have supported the council and Government all... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland takes another step up in the liveability stakesfor environment and culture, fourth equal for stability, eight equal for infras
Auckland takes another step up in the liveability stakes
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
for environment and culture, fourth equal for stability, eight equal for infrastructure and 10th for healthcare. Mayor Len Brown says: “The improved ranking shows the work being put in to turn Auckland into a great international city is paying... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
David Hay the only mayoral candidate standing for councilbe saying to Auckland: 'make me the mayor, or I'm out of here' and I'm not sure
David Hay the only mayoral candidate standing for council
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
be saying to Auckland: 'make me the mayor, or I'm out of here' and I'm not sure that's what Aucklanders want in a mayor." "Len Brown was a councillor for two terms before he became Mayor of Manukau City and I respect him for that." said Mr Hay.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Affordable housing has no easy fixwas not the purpose of this sort of planning under the Resource Management Act.
Affordable housing has no easy fix
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
was not the purpose of this sort of planning under the Resource Management Act. Those arguments did not persuade Mayor Len Brown and councillors Cathy Casey, Ross Clow, Chris Darby, Mike Lee, Wayne Walker and John Watson, but the majority did... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland mayoral candidates now number 19Auckland will have a new mayor after Len Brown steps down. Photo / Richard Robi
Auckland mayoral candidates now number 19
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Auckland will have a new mayor after Len Brown steps down. Photo / Richard Robinson The Electoral Office has added business school owner Susanna Kruger to the list of candidates standing for the Auckland mayoralty. The Namibian-born woman brings to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Land-bankers fail to build affordable housingbanks," he said. But Housing Minister Nick Smith, who set up the policy in a t
Land-bankers fail to build affordable housing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
banks," he said. But Housing Minister Nick Smith, who set up the policy in a three-year "housing accord" signed with Mayor Len Brown in May 2013, said the areas were never expected to create the long-term expected yield of 62,200 new homes... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland Unitary Plan passesspecialist panel and earlier fierce division among councillors over intensifica
Auckland Unitary Plan passes
NZCity / Posted 15 days ago
specialist panel and earlier fierce division among councillors over intensification in Auckland's leafy suburbs. Mayor Len Brown acknowledged the positive tone that had made up most of the final debate - in contrast to earlier tensions - and... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Unitary Plan passed: new development rulebook for Aucklandof the council’s governing body meeting dealt with anomalies on specific issues
Unitary Plan passed: new development rulebook for Auckland
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 15 days ago
of the council’s governing body meeting dealt with anomalies on specific issues and, while there was scant debate, mayor Len Brown says they will be sorted out over the next three months. Key decisions made by the council means the new Auckland... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
History made as Auckland Unitary Plan decidedof 74 volcanic viewshafts.· Managing our rural areas so that rural activities a
History made as Auckland Unitary Plan decided
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
of 74 volcanic viewshafts.· Managing our rural areas so that rural activities are the primary focus.Auckland Mayor Len Brown said the decisions on the Unitary Plan were passed with a high level of goodwill.“My colleagues are to be applauded... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Auckland mayoral debateI think. Yeah.You’ll take that one? Goff: Yeah, I’ll take it.Well, your policie
On The Nation: Auckland mayoral debate
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
I think. Yeah.You’ll take that one? Goff: Yeah, I’ll take it.Well, your policies seem to be virtually the same as Len Brown’s, so where is your policy point of difference from the status quo?Goff: No, I don’t think it is the same. We’re... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Central government should pay for all of Auckland's $2.5b City Rail Link: PalinoI think. Yeah. You’ll take that one? Goff: Yeah, I’ll take it. Well, your po
Central government should pay for all of Auckland's $2.5b City Rail Link: Palino
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 16 days ago
I think. Yeah. You’ll take that one? Goff: Yeah, I’ll take it. Well, your policies seem to be virtually the same as Len Brown’s, so where is your policy point of difference from the status quo? Goff: No, I don’t think it is the same. We’re... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
John Roughan: Tunnel vision blindsides the citymore than a dubious nod from John Key and no solid financing for the full schem
John Roughan: Tunnel vision blindsides the city
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
more than a dubious nod from John Key and no solid financing for the full scheme. The only reason it is proceeding is that Len Brown was so very effective in his first mayoral term. Related ContentJohn Roughan: Time to make Rio grand againJohn... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland zoning maps get the green light from councillorshouse status. Central isthmus councillors Denise Krum and Cameron Brewer attem
Auckland zoning maps get the green light from councillors
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
house status. Central isthmus councillors Denise Krum and Cameron Brewer attempted to relitigate past battles, but Mayor Len Brown said going back would decimate the whole process of the Unitary Plan. The plan has still to be passed in full, but... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Leader of Unitary plan off to Rioa leave entitlement and can go on holiday at any time so long as they tender an
Leader of Unitary plan off to Rio
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
a leave entitlement and can go on holiday at any time so long as they tender an apology or get leave of absence from Mayor Len Brown. Related ContentAuckland Council rejects volcano cone housing plan by slender marginPlan's 'affordable' clause... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Plan's 'affordable' clause cutMayor’s emotional plea to reinstate housing stipulation in city blueprint fails
Plan's 'affordable' clause cut
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Mayor’s emotional plea to reinstate housing stipulation in city blueprint fails to sway vote. Len Brown urged colleagues to reinstate an originally proposed requirement for 10 per cent of homes in developments of more than 15 new dwellings to be... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Council nominees urgently soughtLen Brown during the Auckland Council Unitary Plan meeting. Photo / Dean Purcel
Council nominees urgently sought
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Len Brown during the Auckland Council Unitary Plan meeting. Photo / Dean Purcell Councils are hoping a flurry of last-minute candidates for local body elections will step up today, with many short of nominations to fill positions as of last... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Top Māori tech entrepreneur joins ATEED Boardin today’s global economy.”In the same round of council-controlled organisation
Top Māori tech entrepreneur joins ATEED Board
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
in today’s global economy.”In the same round of council-controlled organisation board appointments announced by Mayor Len Brown, Danny Chan and Helen Robinson were re-appointed to the ATEED Board for three-year terms, and Franceska Banga and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maori Statutory Board opt out of Auckland's Unitary Plan processchange the wording on documents to reflect the governing body. Opening the gov
Maori Statutory Board opt out of Auckland's Unitary Plan process
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
change the wording on documents to reflect the governing body. Opening the governing body meeting this afternoon, Mayor Len Brown said the Unitary Plan was the last piece in the jigsaw for the amalgamation of the Super City. "The reason I... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Goff Promises More Shadowboxing8 August 2016, 11:37 amPress Release: Mark Thomas Increased water charges, a 'L
Goff Promises More Shadowboxing
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
8 August 2016, 11:37 amPress Release: Mark Thomas Increased water charges, a 'Len Brown' rates promise and a change of Government are at the heart of Labour MP Phil Goff's Auckland fiscal policy say... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Vic Crone challenges Goff to debate the numbersshakes up the Council culture and actually take the knife to wasteful spending.
Vic Crone challenges Goff to debate the numbers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
shakes up the Council culture and actually take the knife to wasteful spending. We can’t afford three more years of another Len Brown who won’t deliver.“Goff’s agenda smacks of a career politician who is willing to make it up on the spot and do or... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Phil Goff steps out in National Party blue and whitethe difference Insurance Limited polling so far suggests Mr Goff is the clear
Phil Goff steps out in National Party blue and white
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 22 days ago
the difference Insurance Limited polling so far suggests Mr Goff is the clear favourite to succeed the retiring Len Brown. The former Labour leader has the centre/left – if that is indeed is how he can be defined – essentially to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Phil Goff vows to cut council costsconfidence in the management of ratepayer money. The born and raised Aucklande
Phil Goff vows to cut council costs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
confidence in the management of ratepayer money. The born and raised Aucklander, 63, is a leading contender to replace Len Brown, who is stepping down after a sex scandal and overseeing soaring rates and debt. "Unfortunately trust and... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Auckland Council elections: Drawing a line in the sandso much to be a part of it and therefore part of the problem. Closer to home t
Auckland Council elections: Drawing a line in the sand
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 25 days ago
so much to be a part of it and therefore part of the problem. Closer to home the outgoing and unlamented Auckland mayor Len Brown must be rueing both his affair and his promise to maintain a tight control of rates because the same inability to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Push for smoke-free CBDthe committee that choosing the bylaw option could be legally challenged and ca
Push for smoke-free CBD
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
the committee that choosing the bylaw option could be legally challenged and came with associated costs. However, Mayor Len Brown and committee chairman George Wood chose to proceed with the investigation. Brown applauded the decision, saying... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland considers widespread smoking banacross the city. A council committee is considering a by-law that would keep s
Auckland considers widespread smoking ban
NZCity / Posted 26 days ago
across the city. A council committee is considering a by-law that would keep smokers out of designated areas. Mayor Len Brown says he's excited by the plan that would see smoking outlawed across the entire CBD, pavement dining, civic squares... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mayor Len Brown backs smoking bylawMayor Len Brown is applauding a council committee’s decision today to investiga
Mayor Len Brown backs smoking bylaw
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
Mayor Len Brown is applauding a council committee’s decision today to investigate a bylaw to make smoking in designated open spaces in Auckland illegal.A bylaw could also strengthen efforts to make smoking socially unacceptable and empower... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
First time buyers suffering100 per cent rented and have doubled in value in the past five years, and there
First time buyers suffering
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 27 days ago
100 per cent rented and have doubled in value in the past five years, and there are no social problems attached to them. "Len Brown or whoever the next mayor is can fix the housing shortage by building thousands of 20-25sq m apartments because... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland Council’s irresponsible investments in fossil fuelsour council is funding companies that are directly responsible for the destruct
Auckland Council’s irresponsible investments in fossil fuels
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 28 days ago
our council is funding companies that are directly responsible for the destruction and drowning of Pacific Islands.” “Mayor Len Brown has acknowledged Auckland’s status as the capital of Polynesia as part of his motivation for joining the C40 City... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Thomas To Sign Ratepayer PledgeRatepayer's Alliance 2% target is an understandable goal. Last year's 9.9% aver
Thomas To Sign Ratepayer Pledge
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 29 days ago
Ratepayer's Alliance 2% target is an understandable goal. Last year's 9.9% average rates increase, which included Len Brown's new transport rate, came on the back of 5 years of rates increases well above inflation.""However I want to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Coalition for More Homes Launchesgroups and individuals to join their call for the Unitary Plan to be passed.To
Coalition for More Homes Launches
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 29 days ago
groups and individuals to join their call for the Unitary Plan to be passed.To the Governing Body of Auckland Council,Mayor Len Brown, Councillor Penny Hulse, Councillor Arthur Anae, Councillor Bill Cashmore, Councillor Linda Cooper, Councillor Alf... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New fale and consul follow heart of Samoan communityMalielegaoi, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, Labour le
New fale and consul follow heart of Samoan community
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
Malielegaoi, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, Labour leader Andrew Little and Auckland mayor Len Brown. At the grounds yesterday, consul-general Faolotoi Reupena Pogi said the move had involved several years of... Read more

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