Cameron Brewer - Latest News [Page 1]

Public lose interest in this council, 2016 to be a watershed

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 3:40 pm | Cameron Brewer

The second term Auckland Council is proving to be an interesting one and very different to the inaugural 2010 – 2013 Governing Body. We are currently going through a budget round to lock in where council’s $3b expenditure is directed for the forthcoming ... More >>

Huka Lodge not sold, sorry April Fool’s joke says councillor

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 1:57 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has unreservedly apologised for posting an April Fool’s Day joke on his Facebook page claiming he’d met this morning (April 1) with some new owners of the exclusive Taupo lodge which was completely untrue and ... More >>

Len Brown rolled on keeping key CCOs' Cultural Impact

Friday, 28 February 2014, 5:25 pm | Cameron Brewer

With public submissions closing on the draft Unitary Plan, Auckland Mayor Len Brown has been rolled by a majority of councillors over his insistence that key Council-Controlled Organisations Auckland Transport and Watercare not be allowed to independently submit ... More >>

Council needs to look at its own regime

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 10:32 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has released information he obtained under the Local Government Official Information & Meetings Act regarding Auckland Council’s much vaunted new Food Safety Bylaw which replaced seven different bylaws from the ... More >>

Emails reveal spin-doctors ordered the extra security guards

Sunday, 23 February 2014, 10:17 pm | Cameron Brewer

Emails reveal spin-doctors ordered the extra security guards for Len Brown despite his denials More >>

Mayor ignores ‘no CRL construction until funding’ directive

Friday, 14 February 2014, 2:31 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has revealed that Mayor Len Brown’s plea to the Prime Minister to fast-track the City Rail Link before a project funding plan has even been tabled completely ignores an earlier agreement with Councillors. More >>

Mayor refuses to drop Living Wage despite councillors' vote

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 2:53 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillors Cameron Brewer and Dick Quax say that despite their successful amendment on 19 December to throw the Living Wage out of the council’s draft 2014/15 annual plan, the Mayor continues to defy the wish of a majority of councillors. More >>

Mayor breaches censure motion by secretly dropping policy st

Monday, 20 January 2014, 12:13 pm | Cameron Brewer

By informing the news media of his six priorities for 2014 before even telling councillors of his intentions, Auckland Mayor Len Brown is thumbing his nose at an important resolution agreed by all councillors when they censured him on 19 December, says ... More >>

Extra security costs a new reality at Auckland Council?

Sunday, 19 January 2014, 11:13 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer says ratepayers should be concerned at seeing a bevy of heavies shadowing the Mayor at the opening of the new Panmure Station yesterday. More >>

Council today confirms Brewer’s trip was in gift register

Sunday, 22 December 2013, 10:40 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Council Electoral Officer and Public Information Officer Bruce Thomas has confirmed with Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer today that while he did not file a full “Register of Members’ Interests” annual statement by 30 June 2012, Brewer’s ... More >>

Public needs to see Councillors are serious over Brown

Monday, 16 December 2013, 4:31 pm | Cameron Brewer

Responding to the Mayor’s press release about today, Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer says Councillors have privately met and worked well together on a number of resolutions ahead of Thursday’s meeting as part of an extraordinary item ... More >>

Expect more ‘Monaco’ trips as Mayor refuses to get tough

Sunday, 8 December 2013, 10:31 am | Cameron Brewer

"Auckland Mayor Len Brown has promised ratepayers greater financial prudence since I revealed six months ago that Auckland Council spent over $10.5m on travel in its first two years More >>

Mayor set to borrow $7.3m to extend failed trams

Monday, 2 December 2013, 9:26 am | Cameron Brewer

Despite all his recent promises to ratepayers to lower debt and deliver greater financial prudence, Auckland Mayor Len Brown now wants to borrow $7.3m to fund some waterfront tram extensions showing he’s not serious at all, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei ... More >>

Brown pushing Living Wage but silent on big salaries

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 3:15 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Mayor Len Brown is pushing through a Living Wage at Auckland Council despite councillors agreeing in good faith for the CEO to do more work on the issue just two months ago, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. More >>

68% percent of Aucklanders wanted berm mowing continued

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 4:15 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has dug up documents given to the Mayor and councillors in May that showed over two-thirds of Aucklanders who submitted on berm mowing during the draft 2013/14 Annual Plan process supported the retention of berm mowing in the ... More >>

Brown needs to get fat salaries under control

Monday, 7 October 2013, 9:32 am | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer says Mayor Len Brown needs to get the fat council salaries under control first and foremost before he puts his hand out for even more money from the poor old suburban ratepayers with his recent promise ... More >>

Council staff earning over $100,000 up 20%

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 1:17 pm | Cameron Brewer

Auckland Councillor for Orakei Cameron Brewer says it’s totally out of whack that the number of Auckland Council staff (including the CCOs) earning more than $100,000 has increased by 20.4% in the past 12 months to 1,510 people at 30 June 2013 up from ... More >>

Council must urgently mow its grass, policy not working

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 12:25 pm | Cameron Brewer

“It’s disgusting that Auckland Council simply does not want to know about its long grass that is now widespread across the city,” says Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer who publicly raised the matter at the Auckland Town Hall today. More >>

Fast-tracking City Rail Link now dependent on AK, not Wgtn

Monday, 23 September 2013, 9:08 am | Cameron Brewer

The Green Party and Auckland Mayor Len Brown’s promise to fast-track the construction of the $2.8b City Rail Link is actually completely dependent on Auckland finding half the funding and increasing its rail patronage to 20 million passenger trips ... More >>

Unitary Plan wrong to be notified during election campaign

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 4:04 pm | Cameron Brewer

“It is almost unconstitutional for Auckland Council to have rushed something so controversial and major through at the height of an election period. Ramming the draft Unitary Plan through for notification at this time contravenes good governance ... More >>

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