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The New Zealand Herald
Kids give voting a go ahead of local body electionswill see how their results compare with those of the official election. In 201
Kids give voting a go ahead of local body elections
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
will see how their results compare with those of the official election. In 2013, both the students and adults elected Len Brown for mayor, but the youngsters opted for a shake-up around the council table as they differed on eight of the seats... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
#WillSheVote? Follow lifelong non-voter to local body election polling day - Local Body ElectionsHerald she did not vote because she could not relate to those who wanted to rep
#WillSheVote? Follow lifelong non-voter to local body election polling day - Local Body Elections
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Herald she did not vote because she could not relate to those who wanted to represent her. She's heard of outgoing Mayor Len Brown, but not the names of the two men who have represented her in the Manurewa-Papakura ward for the past six... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Airbnb signs disaster relief agreement with Auckland Councilhave a safe place to offer and mobilise Airbnb host community by asking hosts i
Airbnb signs disaster relief agreement with Auckland Council
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
have a safe place to offer and mobilise Airbnb host community by asking hosts if they are able to help. Auckland Mayor Len Brown said the agreement highlighted the need for Aucklanders to look after each other in the event of an... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
City Rail Link linked to $484 million rail funding gap in Aucklandas opposed to a cost" and firm figures would not be known until tenders had bee
City Rail Link linked to $484 million rail funding gap in Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
as opposed to a cost" and firm figures would not be known until tenders had been received. Meanwhile, a source said Mayor Len Brown only found out about the City Rail Link cost blowout from a minister the night before it was announced on September... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greg McKeown: Let's put Auckland Council back in control - Local Body Electionsand elected representatives. The Super City structure inserted by Rodney Hide
Greg McKeown: Let's put Auckland Council back in control - Local Body Elections
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
and elected representatives. The Super City structure inserted by Rodney Hide seven years ago and the vacuum left by Len Brown three years ago have provided an opportunity for the unelected bureaucracy to take control. It's astounding to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Will She Vote? Follow lifelong non-voter to local body election polling dayHerald she did not vote because she could not relate to those who wanted to rep
Will She Vote? Follow lifelong non-voter to local body election polling day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Herald she did not vote because she could not relate to those who wanted to represent her. She's heard of outgoing Mayor Len Brown, but not the names of the two men who have represented her in the Manurewa-Papakura ward for the past six... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Now is the time to secure parks for the futurebrand, this shining example of regionalism at its best, was quickly relegated t
Now is the time to secure parks for the future
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
brand, this shining example of regionalism at its best, was quickly relegated to a back cupboard. Perhaps, like Pol Pot, Len Brown and his officials didn't want to be reminded that not all that occurred prior to Year Zero was bad. The other day,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mood of the Boardroom: Goff rated best for mayoralty by CEOsJohn Palino has the best attributes to become mayor. Palino was a mayoral candi
Mood of the Boardroom: Goff rated best for mayoralty by CEOs
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
John Palino has the best attributes to become mayor. Palino was a mayoral candidate in the 2013 election coming second to Len Brown. Cooper and Company chief executive Matthew Cockram says Crone and Thomas have robust and thought-through policy... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greg McKeown: Let's put Auckland Council back in controland elected representatives. The Super City structure inserted by Rodney Hide
Greg McKeown: Let's put Auckland Council back in control
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
and elected representatives. The Super City structure inserted by Rodney Hide seven years ago and the vacuum left by Len Brown three years ago have provided an opportunity for the unelected bureaucracy to take control. It's astounding to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Research highlights Auckland’s thriving innovation ecosystemdrive a significant share of new tenant demand as we head into the next propert
Research highlights Auckland’s thriving innovation ecosystem
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
drive a significant share of new tenant demand as we head into the next property cycle and beyond,” he says. Auckland Mayor Len Brown welcomes the JLL report, saying GridAKL is an essential element in Auckland’s drive to become an innovation hub of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stephen Berry’s Guide to Voting Auckland 2016and has little regard for private property rights.• Phil Goff $$ - Likely to be
Stephen Berry’s Guide to Voting Auckland 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
and has little regard for private property rights.• Phil Goff $$ - Likely to be a continuation of the policies followed by Len Brown but he will at least keep his pants on at work.• David Hay $$ – former Green Party candidate focused on making a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
ASB Waterfront Theatre: a phoenix rises from the ashescouldn't believe it was going to happen. And now it has. This morning, I joine
ASB Waterfront Theatre: a phoenix rises from the ashes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
couldn't believe it was going to happen. And now it has. This morning, I joined around 200 others to hear Auckland Mayor Len Brown declare the ASB Waterfront Theatre open and, I admit, had a tear in my eye: phoenixes can rise from ashes. In the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Waatea Auckland Mayoral Debate 201626 September at 10am.“Good on them for coming to the Marae. South Auckland is t
Waatea Auckland Mayoral Debate 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
26 September at 10am.“Good on them for coming to the Marae. South Auckland is the forgotten zone by Mayors and even though Len Brown came from here we’ve had no progress under his two term leadership, so let’s see if we’re going to get more of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Curtain raised on Auckland's newest theatreleg! On with the show The curtain has risen on the stage of Auckland's new $36
Curtain raised on Auckland's newest theatre
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
leg! On with the show The curtain has risen on the stage of Auckland's new $36 million ASB Waterfront Theatre, with Mayor Len Brown declaring it open this morning. Cast of the theatre's first show and a band - formed by a group of brass... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
ASB Waterfront Theatre: a phoenix rises from the ashescouldn't believe it was going to happen. And now it has. This morning, I joine
ASB Waterfront Theatre: a phoenix rises from the ashes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
couldn't believe it was going to happen. And now it has. This morning, I joined around 200 others to hear Auckland Mayor Len Brown declare the ASB Waterfront Theatre open and, I admit, had a tear in my eye: phoenixes can rise from ashes. In the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Curtain raised on Auckland's newest theatreleg! On with the show The curtain has risen on the stage of Auckland's new $36
Curtain raised on Auckland's newest theatre
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
leg! On with the show The curtain has risen on the stage of Auckland's new $36 million ASB Waterfront Theatre, with Mayor Len Brown declaring it open this morning. Cast of the theatre's first show and a band - formed by a group of brass... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
New Auckland waterfront theatre's official openingmore than a decade of planning, the new $36 million ASB Waterfront Theatre is o
New Auckland waterfront theatre's official opening
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
more than a decade of planning, the new $36 million ASB Waterfront Theatre is officially opened on Thursday. Mayor Len Brown will unveil the city's new home of performance and drama at 138 Halsey St in the Wynyard Quarter and a theatre... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mike Lee the Legend of Auckland Public TransportGovernments for support. - City Rail Link, formulated by the ARC under Mike Lee
Mike Lee the Legend of Auckland Public Transport
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Governments for support. - City Rail Link, formulated by the ARC under Mike Lee’s stewardship and later championed by Mayor Len Brown. “The PTUA is not aware of any other candidates with as such a strong track record in delivering solid public... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Giant apartment redevelopment for Auckland's reviled former council headquartersthe council moved to its $104 million headquarters in the former ASB tower on A
Giant apartment redevelopment for Auckland's reviled former council headquarters
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
the council moved to its $104 million headquarters in the former ASB tower on Albert St more than two years ago. Mayor Len Brown says the redevelopment of the building next to Aotea Square will come at no cost to ratepayers. It’s not known how... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Apartment and hotel plans for Aotea Square announcedwill be built on the upper floors of the Civic Administration Building in Aotea
Apartment and hotel plans for Aotea Square announced
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
will be built on the upper floors of the Civic Administration Building in Aotea Square under a deal unveiled by Mayor Len Brown today. As the Herald reported yesterday, a new apartment building, boutique hotel and a building featuring a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Unitary Plan appeals – “Let’s not lose momentum"of our big housing, transport and other infrastructure issues we should be told
Unitary Plan appeals – “Let’s not lose momentum"
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
of our big housing, transport and other infrastructure issues we should be told immediately.The Chamber has requested Mayor Len Brown to provide early and full response on the likely impact of the Unitary Plan appeals on Auckland’s progress.“We have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chinese dinner adds $250,000 to Phil Goff's mayoral war chestand we are focusing on the ground game". John Palino, who spent $150,000 at th
Chinese dinner adds $250,000 to Phil Goff's mayoral war chest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
and we are focusing on the ground game". John Palino, who spent $150,000 at the 2013 elections where he came second behind Len Brown, said he had raised "not nearly enough this time around". "Donors are usually property developers and land... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chinese dinner adds $250,000 to Phil Goff's mayoral war chestand we are focusing on the ground game". John Palino, who spent $150,000 at th
Chinese dinner adds $250,000 to Phil Goff's mayoral war chest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
and we are focusing on the ground game". John Palino, who spent $150,000 at the 2013 elections where he came second behind Len Brown, said he had raised "not nearly enough this time around". "Donors are usually property developers and land... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Chris Darby's Election Signs Misleading Votersfor the Ratepayers' Alliance, Jo Holmes says:"Chris Darby was one of the member
Chris Darby's Election Signs Misleading Voters
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
for the Ratepayers' Alliance, Jo Holmes says:"Chris Darby was one of the members of the "Terrible Ten" who voted for Len Brown's 9.9% rates hike. It smacks of hypocrisy that that he is campaigning on a slogan to 'Rein in Rates'.""The public... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
10 things you need to know about..... Jason TaumaloloDe La Salle College whose former pupils a number of very good footballers led b
10 things you need to know about..... Jason Taumalolo
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
De La Salle College whose former pupils a number of very good footballers led by All Black great John Kirwan. Mayor Len Brown also went there. 2) Taumalolo was scouted by the Cowboys as a 13-year-old, and is the North Queensland club's... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Record number of jobs on offer at JobFestfantastic to see the tangible benfits of our young people getting jobs due to t
Record number of jobs on offer at JobFest
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
fantastic to see the tangible benfits of our young people getting jobs due to the opportunity that JobFest creates,” Mayor Len Brown says.“So far more than 5,000 young people have attended three previous JobFests held across Auckland, with more... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Local Body Elections: Changing the guardNicola Young, Johnny Overton, Keith Johnson, Justin Lester, Nick Leggett, Andy
Local Body Elections: Changing the guard
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Nicola Young, Johnny Overton, Keith Johnson, Justin Lester, Nick Leggett, Andy Foster, Jo Coughlan. Auckland Mayor Len Brown. Photo / Brett Phibbs Current Mayor: , 2011-2016, not seeking re-election. Remembered for: In two terms as the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland's Unitary Plan could be delayedthe Special Housing Areas legislation to provide some new housing in the event
Auckland's Unitary Plan could be delayed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
the Special Housing Areas legislation to provide some new housing in the event of the Unitary Plan being held back. Mayor Len Brown said he had received a cursory briefing on the appeals, but at this stage he did not know the full extent or type... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Simon Bridgesone of those 1.4 million people would likely tell you that the worst thing abou
The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Simon Bridges
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
one of those 1.4 million people would likely tell you that the worst thing about it is the traffic.This week the Mayor Len Brown and the Transport Minister Simon Bridges announced a plan to deal with that - the Auckland Transport Alignment... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
An open letter to the new Auckland Mayoryou inherit Robbie's dream with work under way on the City Rail Link - New Zeal
An open letter to the new Auckland Mayor
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
you inherit Robbie's dream with work under way on the City Rail Link - New Zealand's biggest transport project. Hats off to Len Brown for making it happen against the odds. New electric trains and soaring patronage made it a no brainer. But the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
An open letter to the new Auckland Mayoryou inherit Robbie's dream with work under way on the City Rail Link - New Zeal
An open letter to the new Auckland Mayor
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
you inherit Robbie's dream with work under way on the City Rail Link - New Zealand's biggest transport project. Hats off to Len Brown for making it happen against the odds. New electric trains and soaring patronage made it a no brainer. But the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
$24 billion dollar Auckland transport package comes with a $4 billion shortfall– is outlined in the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), a joint gover
$24 billion dollar Auckland transport package comes with a $4 billion shortfall
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 days ago
– is outlined in the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP), a joint government and council plan. Outgoing mayor Len Brown says it is designed to end 100 years of arguments and divisiveness between the council and the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
160 teens to compete in junior hackathonolds have one month to develop their game – which they will present to their pe
160 teens to compete in junior hackathon
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
olds have one month to develop their game – which they will present to their peers, friends and family, as well as Mayor Len Brown, industry leaders, and an expert judging panel. Watch the video from JHack 2015JHack aims to encourage teens to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Is this the way to solve Auckland's traffic woes?have to pay to drive at peak times if the city is to overcome its growing traff
Is this the way to solve Auckland's traffic woes?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
have to pay to drive at peak times if the city is to overcome its growing traffic problems, says outgoing Auckland mayor Len Brown. A joint transport strategy report released by the council and the Government yesterday said a dedicated project... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Transport Findings A Jam For Goffare being added to his hoardings to remind Aucklanders of the consequences of e
Transport Findings A Jam For Goff
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
are being added to his hoardings to remind Aucklanders of the consequences of electing Goff Mayor in three weeks' time."Len Brown promised in his 2010 inauguration speech that "we will fix Auckland’s transport system". In that time, congestion... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland’s Transport Future Securedof the Mayor of Auckland15 September 2016Minister of Transport Simon Bridges an
Auckland’s Transport Future Secured
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
of the Mayor of Auckland15 September 2016Minister of Transport Simon Bridges and Mayor Len Brown have agreed how Auckland’s transport system should develop over the next 30 years by today signing the historic... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Northwestern busway to get green lightof projects for priority funding. Finance Minister Bill English, Transport Min
Northwestern busway to get green light
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
of projects for priority funding. Finance Minister Bill English, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Auckland Mayor Len Brown today released a joint report which sets out a strategy for the development of Auckland's transport system over the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ratepayers' Alliance Demands Answers Over CRL Cost blowoutratepayers have been consistently misled on the real cost of the City Rail Link
Ratepayers' Alliance Demands Answers Over CRL Cost blowout
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
ratepayers have been consistently misled on the real cost of the City Rail Link. This comes after yesterday’s admission by Len Brown and Simon Bridges that the project may cost up to $3.4 billion, nearly a billion dollars more than the original... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
City Rail Link blowout poses a $300m extra cost to AucklandersAuckland Mayor Len Brown (left) and transport Minister Simon Bridges at the sit
City Rail Link blowout poses a $300m extra cost to Aucklanders
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Auckland Mayor Len Brown (left) and transport Minister Simon Bridges at the site of the City Rail Loop. Photo / Nick Reed Aucklanders may have to stump up an extra $300 million for the City Rail Link after confirmation the cost has blown out to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Historic agreement on CRL Funding2016, 1:42 pmPress Release: Auckland - Office of the Mayor14 September 2016Auck
Historic agreement on CRL Funding
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
2016, 1:42 pmPress Release: Auckland - Office of the Mayor14 September 2016Auckland Mayor Len Brown describes today’s signing of an agreement with the government on funding for the City Rail Link (CRL) as... Read more
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NZCity
Auckland rail link could cost $3.4 billionbut the project's cost may have just jumped by hundreds of millions of dollars.
Auckland rail link could cost $3.4 billion
NZCity / Posted 14 days ago
but the project's cost may have just jumped by hundreds of millions of dollars. Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Mayor Len Brown on Wednesday signed off on a deal confirming the link, which will see two 3.4-kilometre rail tunnels installed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Exclusive: Auckland's City Rail Link cost blows out to up to $3.4 billioncouncil's governing body is discussing the heads of agreement on the rail link
Exclusive: Auckland's City Rail Link cost blows out to up to $3.4 billion
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
council's governing body is discussing the heads of agreement on the rail link behind closed doors this morning. Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Auckland Mayor Len Brown are expected to release details of the agreeme... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
City Rail Link funding breakthroughwill not be known until tenders are let for the remaining contracts. Transport
City Rail Link funding breakthrough
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
will not be known until tenders are let for the remaining contracts. Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Auckland Mayor Len Brown will sign a heads of agreement and hold a press conference outside a giant hole for the project in Victoria St. A... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Goff not ruling out a council job for Len BrownLabour MP Phil Goff with Len Brown at his victory celebrations in 2010. Photo /
Goff not ruling out a council job for Len Brown
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Labour MP Phil Goff with Len Brown at his victory celebrations in 2010. Photo / Doug Sherring Labour MP Phil Goff is not ruling out a job for outgoing Auckland mayor Len Brown if he wins the mayoralty, but says it is very unlikely in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Goff: I've slept with one woman for 45 yearshave cost him in the race to lead the country - seem trivial in the political s
Goff: I've slept with one woman for 45 years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
have cost him in the race to lead the country - seem trivial in the political second division where even the head-slapping Len Brown was a star. It's a bit like seeing a band that used to play stadiums down at your local pub. It could be a bit... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Goff: I've slept with one woman for 45 yearshave cost him in the race to lead the country - seem trivial in the political s
Goff: I've slept with one woman for 45 years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
have cost him in the race to lead the country - seem trivial in the political second division where even the head-slapping Len Brown was a star. It's a bit like seeing a band that used to play stadiums down at your local pub. It could be a bit... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NRL Stars to Light up Auckland Againproud history in New Zealand and Australia and we are delighted to support such
NRL Stars to Light up Auckland Again
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
proud history in New Zealand and Australia and we are delighted to support such a fantastic family event.”Auckland Mayor Len Brown is delighted the Downer NRL Nines will once again provide a feature attraction for the city over the national... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig defamation trial: Williams challenged on 'sex text' accuracyWilliams told a High Court jury today. Chuang was famously outed after having
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig defamation trial: Williams challenged on 'sex text' accuracy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Williams told a High Court jury today. Chuang was famously outed after having a two-year affair with Auckland Mayor Len Brown. During cross-examination by Craig's lawyer Stephen Mills QC, Williams compared MacGregor's situation to the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig defamation trial: Williams challenged on 'sex text' accuracyWilliams told a High Court jury today. Chuang was famously outed after having
Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig defamation trial: Williams challenged on 'sex text' accuracy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Williams told a High Court jury today. Chuang was famously outed after having a two-year affair with Auckland Mayor Len Brown. During cross-examination by Craig's lawyer Stephen Mills QC, Williams compared MacGregor's situation to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The rest of Auckland waits, and gets charged under Goffrest of Auckland waits desperately for investment.She says Goff has taken his e
The rest of Auckland waits, and gets charged under Goff
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
rest of Auckland waits desperately for investment.She says Goff has taken his emphasis off rail to the airport, and like Len Brown, turned his focus and Auckland’s investment to the central city.“Like it or lump it, we’ve already got a large... Read more
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