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If Left so keen on Living Wage, let’s have the vote again

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:29 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says claims that a 2013 vote by councillors on the Living Wage was lost because of the Mayor’s affair is absolute rubbish and if the Left are still so keen on council adopting the policy, they should put it ... More >>

Ratepayers set to fully fund this City Rail Link

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 4:26 pm | Cameron Brewer

It’s positive news that the contract has been awarded for the first phase of the City Rail Link’s construction. However Auckland ratepayers need to be aware they’re fully funding these early stages, with the Government making no commitment whatsoever ... More >>

Councillors’ call on Mayor to demand the Port takes a cuppa

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 4:30 pm | Cameron Brewer

Following today’s monthly Governing Body meeting it’s clear the majority of Auckland councillors now want Auckland Mayor Len Brown to show some swift leadership on issues around the Ports of Auckland’s plans to extend Bledisloe Wharf as well ... More >>

An Open Letter to Auckland Mayor on future port reclamation

Monday, 23 March 2015, 4:51 pm | Cameron Brewer

I am writing to encourage you to bring the issue of future port reclamation back to the Auckland Council table. More >>

Centre-left council circus set to continue

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 1:17 pm | Cameron Brewer

Today’s revelation that Auckland Council’s current wage and salary expenditure is already tracking over budget as well as the costly move to establish a Rainbow Community Advisory Panel shows this Labour-led administration is still not listening, ... More >>

Five priorities for the next Mayor of Auckland

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 3:26 pm | Cameron Brewer

In just 18 months’ time, the postal voting papers will be sent out to all registered electors throughout Auckland for them to decide their next mayor, council, and local board. More >>

Mayor needs to come clean on what he’s polling

Sunday, 8 March 2015, 3:25 pm | Cameron Brewer

Mayor needs to come clean on what he’s polling "The Auckland Mayor should not be charging poor old suburban ratepayers nearly a quarter of a million dollars to use the Labour Party's polling company UMR for undisclosed Mayoral Office purposes," ... More >>

ATEED’s Comms & Marketing spend blows out five-fold

Monday, 23 February 2015, 3:52 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has released ATEED’s escalating communications and marketing expenditure following public outrage over the expense and appointments of its London and San Francisco positions. He’s says it’s even more proof that ... More >>

Mayor AWOL again – this time during key waterfront votes

Friday, 13 February 2015, 11:03 am | Cameron Brewer

“Ratepayers will be gobsmacked that Auckland Mayor Len Brown chose a fleeting visit to Christchurch ahead of voting with councillors today over the future of Auckland’s waterfront. Key issues up for discussion were wharf demolition and extension, where ... More >>

Brewer, Quax, Wood urge public to speak up on 10-year plan

Friday, 23 January 2015, 10:32 am | Cameron Brewer

Three centre-right Auckland councillors say it’s critical Auckland householders have their say on Auckland Council’s draft Long Term Plan which goes out for public consultation today. More >>

“Rate, tax, borrow and toll” budget passes

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 1:22 pm | Cameron Brewer

“Given the huge level of public dissatisfaction, it’s disappointing that a majority of councillors have voted for a typical centre-left budget which sees the hand coming out for much more money from Auckland households, rather than dialling back pet projects ... More >>

Turning tower into a sustainability leader – waste of money

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:32 am | Cameron Brewer

“Auckland Council’s purchase of the ASB Tower arguably made some economic sense long-term, but retrofitting this 1990s glass high-rise to become some kind of modern-day sustainability leader is completely unnecessary and unwarranted. In fact it’s just ... More >>

NewCore CAPEX budget has more than doubled in two years

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:03 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer says two official council reports two years apart show the capital expenditure budget for council’s NewCore computer system increasing by more than double from $58.1m to $124m. More >>

Committed to driving economic transformation

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:50 pm | Cameron Brewer

Speech notes: Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer – Westpac Auckland (Central) Business Awards 2014 - Gala Dinner, Langham Hotel, Auckland - Thursday, 13 November 2014: More >>

Council budgets $854m for City Rail Link for next 3 years

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:42 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council’s draft Long Term Plan will promote $854m being budgeted for the City Rail Link in the next three financial years which goes well beyond any proposed enabling works and property acquisition. More >>

Public now needs to have its say over new tolls

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 3:14 pm | Cameron Brewer

Public now needs to have its say over new tolls “I welcome the likes of new tolls and fuel taxes going out for public consultation after these matters have been talked about for 20 years. However the timing is not ideal as it comes on top of the likes ... More >>

Public now needs to have its say over new tolls

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:22 pm | Cameron Brewer

“I welcome the likes of new tolls and fuel taxes going out for public consultation after these matters have been talked about for 20 years. However the timing is not ideal as it comes on top of the likes of imminent rates rises, fireplace bans, and ... More >>

Power outage set to cost local households millions

Sunday, 5 October 2014, 3:53 pm | Cameron Brewer

“If each of the 85,000 affected households were to lose $100 worth of perishable food, that’s a cost of $8.5 million on local residents alone, not to mention the many losses local businesses face,” says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron ... More >>

Mayor needs to intervene on Mt Smart issue

Monday, 29 September 2014, 9:20 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer is calling on Mayor Len Brown to break his silence on plans to force the Warriors out of Mt Smart to North Harbour Stadium and for the big games, Eden Park. More >>

$50m blow-out on Auckland Council salaries now revealed

Sunday, 21 September 2014, 11:10 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council’s wage and salary budget is not only huge and controversial but it has now also blown out by a staggering $50 million, according to the council’s own Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014. At the same time Mayor Len Brown ... More >>

 

 

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