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Real estate boss supports call for foreign buyers’ register

Sunday, 2 August 2015, 10:20 am | Cameron Brewer

The call for a foreign buyers’ register is supported by Geoff Barnett, National Manager of Century 21 New Zealand. More >>

Ongoing cost reason Mayor won’t reject pay increase

Friday, 31 July 2015, 8:26 am | Cameron Brewer

The main reason Auckland Mayor Len Brown won’t reject his latest pay rise is because he remains angry his fortnightly pay continues to get docked thanks to his past indiscretions, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. More >>

Great that AECT $2b nest-egg is to also be investigated

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:54 pm | Cameron Brewer

Thursday, 23 July 2015 Great that AECT $2b nest-egg is to also be investigated More >>

SkyPath a very risky proposition for stretched ratepayers

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:35 pm | Cameron Brewer

News that the $33.5m SkyPath for the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent should make already-stretched ratepayers very wary, says Auckland Councillor for Orakei, Cameron Brewer. “I’m all for the private sector funding new capital ... More >>

Council party after rates hike fails any sniff test

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 10:53 am | Cameron Brewer

"Given the latest rates increases have been so controversial and so significant for many Auckland households, the Mayor and management should’ve dropped any idea of a celebratory drinks party in the Aotea Centre before it was even first mooted,” ... More >>

‘Back to the future’ ropes set to go back up

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 1:34 pm | Cameron Brewer

Aucklanders will soon no longer be able to buy their bottle of wine or box of beer from their local supermarket before 9am or after9pm following the Provisional Auckland Council Local Alcohol Policy being passed at the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee ... More >>

Public got the opposite of what they asked for

Monday, 11 May 2015, 12:25 pm | Cameron Brewer

Statement by Cameron Brewer – Auckland Councillor for Orakei Saturday, 9 May 2015 Public got the opposite of what they asked for I was pleased to vote against the $99 transport targeted rate. The end overall 9.9% residential rates increase was ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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