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Cancel Comet Language Strategy

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:45 am | Affordable Auckland

CANCEL COMET LANGUAGE STRATEGY Affordable Auckland Mayoral and Albany candidate Stephen Berry says CCO COMET should be disbanded. “The Auckland Council’s foray into education costs ratepayers $580,000 annually and goes well outside the basic ... More >>

Housing Market a Regulatory Disaster

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 9:57 am | Affordable Auckland

“With Auckland’s housing market becoming an international sensation following the sale of a former state house hovel in Devonport for over $1 million, young people and low-income families are paying the price for the Council’s regulatory disaster,” ... More >>

Rubbish Polling Practice by NZ Herald

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 11:30 am | Affordable Auckland

On Friday, the New Zealand Herald started running a poll asking people to choose who they would like to be the next Mayor of Auckland on their website. Affordable Auckland candidate Stephen Berry is incredulous at the practises they have employed ... More >>

Berry 2nd in NBR Poll

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:55 am | Affordable Auckland

BERRY 2ND IN NBR POLL The National Business Review has been running a poll on its website which asked visitors “Which centre-right candidate would you support for Auckland Mayor?” Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry came second ... More >>

Is Goff Serious About Waste?

Monday, 23 November 2015, 8:48 am | Affordable Auckland

“It is great to hear Phil Goff talking about eliminating waste and duplication in his Mayoral campaign launch,” says Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. “However I have to wonder whether this is meaningless pandering or is he ... More >>

Merit in Labour housing plan

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 10:58 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Mayoral and Albany candidate Stephen Berry finds the release of Labour’s policy to make housing cheaper through reforming planning rules refreshing saying, “When one looks passed the covert racism and socialist public works program, ... More >>

Watson wants problems not solutions

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 9:16 am | Affordable Auckland

WATSON WANTS PROBLEMS NOT SOLUTIONS Affordable Auckland Albany candidate Stephen Berry believes a decision by Auckland Council to limit consultation on the Oruarangi Rd Special Housing Area to landowners within the vicinity is entirely appropriate. ... More >>

Why can't they just do their jobs?

Friday, 9 October 2015, 9:29 am | Affordable Auckland

“Spending $25,000 on an artificial beach pales in comparison to what it costs to run a Council committee meeting. At $20,000 an hour ratepayers expect to get value for money,” says Affordable Auckland Albany candidate Stephen Berry. “They didn’t ... More >>

First campaign video released

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 9:17 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Mayoral and Albany candidate Stephen Berry has released his first campaign video in which he talks about his vision for the running of Auckland Council. More >>

Boobs On Bikes Should Be Permitted

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:53 am | Affordable Auckland

Boobs On Bikes Should Be Permitted “Steve Crowe should be paying Bob McKroskie a commission for all the free publicity he has given for the Boobs on Bikes parade being held tomorrow,” says Affordable Auckland Mayoral & Albany candidate Stephen ... More >>

Bold Approach Needed From Auckland's Next Mayor

Friday, 25 September 2015, 9:12 am | Affordable Auckland

“Aucklanders need more than platitudes and vague promises to fix things from their next Mayor,” says Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry, in response to today’s candidacy announcement by Mark Thomas. “Residents want and deserve ... More >>

Small Rally Doesn’t Paint Full Picture

Sunday, 16 August 2015, 8:14 pm | Affordable Auckland

“The Rates Rip-off Rally held today may have been small in number but it doesn’t accurately show the genuine anger ratepayers feel about being treated as a perpetual piggy bank by Auckland Council,” said centre-right Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry ... More >>

Rain or Shine – Rates Ripoff Rally is on!

Sunday, 16 August 2015, 11:32 am | Affordable Auckland

“With any luck the weather will hold, but the Rates Rip-off Rally will go on rain or shine,” says Auckland’s only centre-right mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. Rates Rip-off Rally will start at 1pm at Aotea Square for speeches before setting ... More >>

Freeze Council Pay Rises

Friday, 31 July 2015, 7:58 am | Affordable Auckland

Auckland’s only centre-right Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry says in light of massive rates increases it is inappropriate for the Mayor or any Councillors to be accepting a pay increase. “I propose that until such time as the Council passes a budget ... More >>

Rates Rally in the Works

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 10:16 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry is working with a group of concerned citizens to give Aucklanders the opportunity to convey exactly how they feel about their rates increase. “We are organising a rates rally which will take place at ... More >>

Labour’s Surname Campaign Disgusts

Saturday, 11 July 2015, 1:31 pm | Affordable Auckland

Labour’s Surname Campaign Disgusts “We are reaching a very sad point in New Zealand politics when the use of ethnic surnames becomes a tool for a political party to try to win votes,” says Affordable Auckland’s Mayoral and Albany candidate ... More >>

Auckland Council Study Busts Its Own Spin

Friday, 10 July 2015, 11:11 am | Affordable Auckland

“A new study by the Auckland Council shows Aucklanders don’t want what the council claims they look for in housing,” Affordable Auckland leader Stephen Berry says. The mayoral candidate is referring to a new report, The Housing We'd Choose, A Study ... More >>

ATEED Should Butt Out of Hobsonville Point

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 8:57 am | Affordable Auckland

ATEED Should Butt Out of Hobsonville Point Auckland Council’s economic arm ATEED wants half of a 20 ha section of land at Hobsonville Point put aside for the building of a film studio, putting itself offside with the Council’s property arm which ... More >>

Berry Begins Door-Knocking Campaign

Friday, 3 July 2015, 8:27 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry is beginning a door-knocking campaign today to meet the voters of Albany ward. Berry announced he would be running for Mayor of Auckland several months ago but he is also standing for Council in the ward of ... More >>

Job Losses Predicted at Auckland Council

Friday, 26 June 2015, 7:38 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry predicts several job losses to occur at Auckland Council. “That’s eleven jobs to be precise, right about October 2016,” following the narrow passing of the Auckland Long Term Plan. More >>



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