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Vacancies on Ethnic People’s Advisory Panel

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 2:12 pm | Affordable Auckland

There are now two vacancies on the Ethnic People’s Advisory Panel following the resignation of a second member;Kafeba Pergoleze Alvis Mundele. Stephen Berry of the Affordable Auckland group is keenly watching the situations vacant section of his ... More >>

Toward An Affordable Auckland

Sunday, 22 March 2015, 9:10 pm | Affordable Auckland

Stephen Berry is hosting an exploratory committee for the 2016 Auckland local body elections. This is an evening for bringing together those who are interested in the creation of an alternative local body election ticket. It will be held on April 11 ... More >>

Advisory Board Chairman Quits

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:15 pm | Affordable Auckland

“The resignation of Feroz Ali from the Ethnic People’s Advisory Panel confirms that these boards are a total waste of money,” says Stephen Berry. The Affordable Auckland leader says the constant barrage of scandals and disasters coming from Auckland ... More >>

Liquor Laws Ok as They Are

Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:14 pm | Affordable Auckland

“Further reductions in the hours liquor can be sold from off-licenses will only increase inconvenience and will not reduce harm,” says Stephen Berry of Affordable Auckland. “I call on the Council to ignore any proposals to reduce the hours of ... More >>

Review Council Advisory Groups

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:55 pm | Affordable Auckland

As yet another Council advisory group looks set to be created by Auckland council, following a vote by the Community Development and Safety Committee to establish a Rainbow Advisory group, Stephen Berry of Affordable Auckland says its time to review ... More >>

Will a Real Mayoral Candidate Please Stand up

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:02 pm | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry believes Auckland has a bleak future ahead if the names put forward repeatedly by the New Zealand Herald are all there will be to choose from. “At the moment the only names being mentioned look like an audition ... More >>

Plastic Bag Ban Proposed

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 4:00 pm | Affordable Auckland

Auckland Council’s Environment, Climate Change and Natural Heritage Committee today unanimously moved to “Support making Auckland plastic bag free.” Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry is totally opposed to the proposal, labelling it “enviro-fascism.” More >>

Kauri’s Fate Up to Owner

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3:59 pm | Affordable Auckland

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY AFFORDABLE AUCKLAND PROPERTY RIGHTS Kauri’s Fate Up to Owner Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry has come out in support of the property owners embroiled in a dispute over the felling of a Kauri tree on their property ... More >>

Scrap Auckland’s Ambassador to London

Monday, 23 February 2015, 10:48 am | Affordable Auckland

Press Release ISSUED BY AFFORDABLE AUCKLAND Scrap Auckland’s Ambassador to London “Len Brown’s feet are getting too big for his boots if he is supportive of paying for a $220,000 Auckland Ambassador to London,” says Affordable Auckland Leader ... More >>

Council to Blame for Housing Un-affordability

Monday, 19 January 2015, 7:04 pm | Affordable Auckland

“The incompetence of Auckland Council is leaving the battered dreams of thousands of young Aucklanders in its wake as Auckland is today labelled the ninth least affordable city in the world to live,” says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry. More >>

Hand’s Off Our Cash Sky City!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 8:41 am | Affordable Auckland

“Not one single cent of taxpayer or ratepayer money should be funnelled into the pockets of corporates to fund a convention centre,” says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry. “A deal has been made by Sky City with the Government. If one side ... More >>

Toll Referendum a Waste of Money

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:38 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry says proposals for a public referendum on road tolls and a regional fuel tax would be a complete waste of money. “The Len Brown-nosing Council’s spending is already far out of control. Funding a referendum on tolling ... More >>

Brown Blindsides Ratepayers Over Rates

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 8:51 am | Affordable Auckland

“While I agree with Len Brown regarding how unfair it is that local government is currently funded by a property tax, it is clear the Mayor is simply raising this issue to blindside ratepayers over the real problem. That is his excessive and damaging ... More >>

Who Are Len’s Donors?

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:57 pm | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry reckons, “Following David Cunliffe’s admission that he filtered donations for his leadership campaign through a secret trust, I believe it is timely for another Labour party member to declare who made ... More >>

Former Mayor Plays Pork Barrel Politics

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 9:29 am | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry has accused former North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams of playing pork-barrel politics following comments today that North Shore is being “short-changed” by events following the North Shore’s amalgamation ... More >>

Democracy Lacking at Auckland Council

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 4:37 pm | Affordable Auckland

Auckland resident Rick Splinter has had his request for speaking rights at the Governing Body meeting of 27 February 2014 declined. The request has been declined by Deputy Mayor, and Len Brown toady, Penny Hulse. More >>

Len Brown Supporters Play Dirty

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 10:27 am | Affordable Auckland

“As the campaign to make Len Brown resign gets hotter in the lead-up to the Len Brown Stand Down march, tactics employed by Brown supporters to derail the majority expressing their opinion are becoming dirty and underhanded,” says Affordable Auckland ... More >>

Len’s Days Are Numbered

Monday, 10 February 2014, 2:04 pm | Affordable Auckland

Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry has begun a full time two week campaign to promote the Len Brown Stand Down March and is heartily encouraged by the feedback he is receiving from the residents and ratepayers of Auckland. “Will Ryan and I ... More >>

Money Laundering Complaint Welcomed

Thursday, 6 February 2014, 11:11 am | Affordable Auckland

“As the weeks go by, the entirely justified furore surrounding Len Brown’s mayoralty continues,” says Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry. “I welcome the police complaint filed Wednesday by activist Penny Bright against the mayor for alleged ... More >>

CCO Fights Beach Shortage

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:28 pm | Affordable Auckland

“Aucklanders finding themselves in a state of panic over the Auckland region’s catastrophic shortage of beaches will be overjoyed at a project by Waterfront Auckland to create an artificial beach,” says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry. ... More >>

 

 

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