Auckland council

PENNY HULSE: ‘There is a sense the council is out to have its hands in people’s pockets to do things for council but this is about actually building water pipes, sewers and footpaths

Council proposes huge tax gouge

Fri 2 Oct

Auckland Council is poised to make hundreds of millions of dollars at the stroke of a pen.


Penny Bright

Council applies to strike out activist’s defamation claim

Wed 30 Sep 6

Auckland council says costs will be sought if the application against formal mayoral candidate Penny Bright succeeds. 

Councillor Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council dismissive about wages blowout fears

Mon 28 Sep 16

Auckland Council is not ruling out another blowout in staff wages.


Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer talks about council wages on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Developer needs clear title to Auckland council’s old HQ

Fri 25 Sep

Conversion of Auckland Council’s old headquarters will take deep pockets and a brain for complicated redevelopment.

Property Council Wellington branch president Mike Cole

Bring people in, don’t tax them out – Property Council

Wed 23 Sep 1

Property Council says calls to implement a congestion charge for Wellington’s CBD are a knee-jerk reaction.

Wellington lawyer and ex-MP Stephen Franks

Housing crisis lacks good analysis

Tue 15 Sep 5

Good analysis soured by "sceptic" policies.


Former MP Stephen Franks talks about Auckland Council on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.


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