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Cameron Brewer - Valedictory speech

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3:27 pm | Cameron Brewer

Six years ago I was racing around the Orakei ward trying to out-campaign the establishment’s anointed council candidate. My campaign was pretty much a one-man band as people quickly observed, but I managed to gather the public on my side and for that I will ... More >>

Councillors CRL cost concerns return

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 10:33 am | Cameron Brewer

Public confirmation today of a new $2.8b to $3.4b funding envelope for the City Rail Link doesn’t surprise one Auckland councillor who along with two colleagues wrote to the Auditor-General as recently as June. More >>

Council staff up again and now costing $803m

Friday, 9 September 2016, 9:56 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland councillor Cameron Brewer has compiled and released the latest Auckland Council staff numbers and costs ahead of the Mayor and councillors signing off the 2015/16 Annual Report this month. More >>

Goff’s living wage will face huge resistance

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 11:44 am | Cameron Brewer

The Auckland councillor who successfully fought against a living wage being adopted by Auckland Council three years ago says mayoral candidate Phil Goff’s promise to introduce one will face significant resistance from the Auckland business community ... More >>

Council’s rock-bottom trust rating could’ve been avoided

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 4:07 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council’s release today of its Citizen Insights Monitor showing just 15% of Aucklanders surveyed are satisfied with the council’s performance while only 17% trust the council is disappointing but not unexpected,” says Auckland Councillor ... More >>

Mayor starts CRL before any funding agreement

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 11:44 am | Cameron Brewer

“Many Aucklanders will be pleased to see Mayor Len Brown turning the first sod today to mark the start of construction on the City Rail Link. However ratepayers should be concerned the Auckland Council has still not secured a formal funding agreement ... More >>

Goff’s Living Wage comment, big worry for Auckland ratepayer

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:15 am | Cameron Brewer

On last week’s Back Benches television show when asked whether Auckland Council should introduce a Living Wage, Phil Goff’s response of “yeah everybody’s got to have a Living Wage - by definition” may have drawn crowd applause in a Wellington ... More >>

Council accused of being poll-driven fruit cake

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 10:50 am | Cameron Brewer

Over $9.3m of Auckland ratepayers’ cash has been spent on pollsters, and at least 44 external consultancies and providers have been engaged, and that’s just the start of it,” says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. More >>

Easter Sunday bill will add confusion and cost

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:40 am | Cameron Brewer

The annual media circus around Easter trading is publicly playing out again. Some argue help is on its way with new legislation imminent, but it may solve little,” says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. More >>

Eastern suburbs hit hard by intensification

Monday, 21 December 2015, 10:39 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council has released its revisions to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) the draft of which was signed off on 30 September 2013. More >>

Mayoral proposal targets ‘Mum and Dad’ businesses

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 1:38 pm | Cameron Brewer

Thursday, 10 December 2015 Mayoral proposal targets ‘Mum and Dad’ businesses The many Auckland businesses sitting on properties with CVs worth between $750,000 to $2 million are set to see their Transport Targeted Rate go up 145% from $183 to ... More >>

Stunning location will set show apart internationally

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 12:02 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer, says it is great news that beautiful Bastion Point has been chosen for theinaugural New Zealand Flower & Garden Show - scheduled for 23 – 27 November 2016. More >>

Phil Goff - ‘same old red wine but in a new bottle’

Sunday, 22 November 2015, 7:19 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland mayoral candidate Phil Goff’s political philosophy and policies will be no different to Len Brown’s and in fact probably even more expensive,” says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. More >>

Committee resolves to focus more on ‘low-hanging’ assets

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 4:43 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer, says he’s thrilled the Finance and Performance Committee adopted his amendments today to ensure greater focus and future work on certain aspects of the EY and Cameron Partners reports reviewing Auckland ... More >>

Mangakino enjoys real estate boom

Monday, 28 September 2015, 8:43 am | Cameron Brewer

Long-time resident and Century 21 real estate agent of Mangakino and Whakamaru, Christine Stevens says she enjoyed the busiest winter in a long time helped by some recent media publicity and the fact that the small town is not far from popular Taupo. More >>

Council cannot rule out another staff blow-out

Friday, 25 September 2015, 9:16 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer, says ratepayers should be very concerned council management will not rule out another budget blow-out when it comes to staff costs in the coming year. More >>

Soaring Auckland rents driving more people to buy

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 3:50 pm | Cameron Brewer

“Despite huge asking prices, buying a house in Auckland for many people is now looking more attractive than renting given soaring rents and falling interest rates,” says Geoff Barnett, National Manager of Century 21 New Zealand. More >>

Auckland Council staff salary statistics

Saturday, 12 September 2015, 10:44 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has compiled and released the latest Auckland Council staff numbers and costs ahead of councillors signing off the 2014/15 Annual Report next week. More >>

Councillors advised OCR cuts will only add fuel to the fire

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 11:15 am | Cameron Brewer

“While cutting the Official Cash Rate today might be just what is needed in Horotiu, Hawera, and Hokitika, our official advice in Auckland has been that cheaper mortgage rates will only add fuel to the property fire and possibly overwhelm the promised ... More >>

Award-winning architect a game-changer for Alexandra Park

Sunday, 6 September 2015, 11:22 am | Cameron Brewer

Appointing award-winning architects RTA Studio has been described as a significant factor in Alexandra Park’s early success in the selling of apartments for its urban village set to open from 2017, says Alexandra Park CEO Dominique Dowding. More >>

 

 

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