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Goff’s statue promotion a slap in the face

Monday, 16 July 2018, 3:00 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Mayor Phil Goff’s decision to fund a 50 metre statue is an insult to Aucklanders currently facing rate hikes and fuel taxes, says the Auckland Ratepayers Alliance. Ratepayers’ Alliance spokesperson Jo Holmes says, “Phil Goff justifies his fuel ... More >>

“Battlefield Guide” to the War on Auckland Council Waste

Friday, 6 July 2018, 12:29 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance has today released The War on Council Waste: A battlefield guide , printing copies for its financial members, 20,000 supporters, and key stakeholders in the Super City. More >>

$91,000 spent to kill zero goats

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 4:13 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance spokesperson Jo Holmes responds to Auckland Council’s spend of $91,000 on a goat hunt that didn’t kill any goats : More >>

Councillors fail to hold Mayor to his promises

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 2:01 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Councillors who today passed the regional fuel tax failed should have instead held Phil Goff to his pre-election commitment to find 3-6% in savings in the Council budget, says the Auckland Ratepayers Alliance. More >>

Ratepayers’ Alliance responds to fuel tax vote

Monday, 30 April 2018, 2:58 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Ratepayers’ Alliance spokesman Jordan Williams says, “This is a punitive tax that would never have been necessary had Mayor Goff stuck to his promise of finding efficiencies in Council spending.” More >>

Aren’t Auckland motorists being punished enough, Phil?

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 12:31 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is calling phooey on Phil Goff’s claim in today’s NZ Herald that the Auckland Council Regional Fuel Tax is ‘necessary’, pointing out that if Mr Goff delivered the 3-6% efficiency he promised neither the national ... More >>

Phil Goff snubs ratepayers

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 2:45 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is appalled of today’s behaviour of Auckland Mayor Phil Goff in walking out of the Council Chamber just prior to New Zealand’s largest ratepayer group making its scheduled submission on the Mayor’s 10-year ... More >>

Hushed-up waste management plan will be challenged today

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 9:41 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance has been overwhelmed with submissions against proposals in Auckland Council’s Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) to run private waste pickup operators out of the market in favour of an inefficient, ... More >>

Incredible response from Auckland ratepayers

Monday, 26 March 2018, 1:37 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Auckland ratepayers have submitted en masse to reject Phil Goff’s plan to hike rates and continue wasteful spending, says the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance. The Alliance has gathered 3,851 public submissions to the Council in the 72 hours following ... More >>

Campaign Launched to Make Phil Goff Keep His Rates Promises

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:45 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance has today launched a campaign to make Phil Goff and Auckland Council keep their promises on rates as they pass their 10-year budget . Ratepayers Alliance spokesperson Jo Holmes says, “Eighteen months ago, Aucklanders ... More >>

Heads should roll at Auckland Council for LGOIMA gaming

Monday, 19 March 2018, 3:16 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance says the Mayor must act following today’s reports by Radio NZ’s Todd Niall that Auckland Council officials have been caught out in internal emails deliberately gaming official information laws to withhold information ... More >>

ATEED schmooze media, superyacht owners at tennis

Monday, 12 March 2018, 10:09 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance can reveal that ATEED hosted 76 ‘stakeholders’ at the 2018 ASB Classic. The high-flying guests were given free tickets, and across 10 days were wined and dined by 18 ATEED staff on the taxpayer dollar. Ratepayers’ ... More >>

ATEED don’t need a $3.2 million office fit-out

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 6:48 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers Alliance says that ATEED’s planned $3.2 million fit-out of their new office offers terrible value for money and shows Mayor Phil Goff is failing to curb the Council’s wasteful spending habits. Ratepayers’ Alliance ... More >>

ATEED don’t need a $3.2 million office fit-out

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 5:28 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers Alliance says that ATEED’s planned $3.2 million fit-out of their new office offers terrible value for money and shows Mayor Phil Goff is failing to curb the Council’s wasteful spending habits. Ratepayers’ Alliance ... More >>

Ratepayers paying for promotion of sex parties

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 10:06 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is asking questions about ATEED’s sponsorship of Pride Festival events like KIWIFIST 2018 . More >>

Goff’s budget immoral and a breach of election promise

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 2:14 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Responding to the Auckland Council’s proposed 10-year budget (Long Term Plan) Jo Holmes, spokesperson for the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance : More >>

Are Auckland Councillors scared of ratepayers?

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 9:28 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Auckland Councillors have voted to prevent ratepayers and members of the public giving their views to councillors at public hearings on the Council’s proposed Long-Term Plan and ten-year budget. More >>

Ratepayers applaud cancelling business class entitlement

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 4:07 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

“Auckland Council’s 7,000 bureaucrats don’t need to live the high life in business class when travelling economy will do,” says Jo Holmes from the Ratepayers’ Alliance. More >>

Goff should vow to halve the $46m communications staff bill

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 11:50 am | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

Goff should vow to halve the $46m communications staff bill 28 October 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More >>

ARA launches fuel petition: Hands off our petrol money

Friday, 27 October 2017, 3:17 pm | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance has launched a petition calling on the Government to scrap plans to siphon fuel tax money from roads into other areas of spending such as trams and cycleways. More >>

 

 

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