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Protest at the Banks and Hay led Auckland City Cl

Thursday, 10 October 2002, 9:10 am | Council Housing Action Group

The Council Housing Action Group and others will be gathering outside the Town Hall, Queen Street, Auckland from 5.30pm on Thursday 10th October to protest, yet again, at the behaviour and values of the Banks and Hay led Auckland City Council. More >>

David Hay Challenged

Friday, 4 October 2002, 4:24 pm | Council Housing Action Group

Councillor David Hay cannot go unchallenged from his statement on News Talk ZB this afternoon where he stated that the Council had never any intention of selling Auckland’s council houses to the private sector. More >>

The City of Sales and Salesmen

Friday, 4 October 2002, 11:11 am | Council Housing Action Group

Mayor John Banks said earlier in the year he would gladly sell Auckland’s council houses to the government for just a $1. What happened to that? Ever the salesman! More >>

Housing Relief But Auckland Councillors Condemned

Thursday, 3 October 2002, 11:15 am | Council Housing Action Group

The Council Housing Action Group (CHAG) is relieved that a deal has been reached between Auckland City Council and the government regarding the fate of Auckland City’s housing stock. We are pleased that all tenants will now benefit from income related ... More >>

Local Government Bill – Serving Who?

Wednesday, 2 October 2002, 2:32 pm | Council Housing Action Group

The Council Housing Action Group (CHAG) is urging the government to allow further submissions to the Local Government Bill. The news that only Local Government NZ and the Local Government Forum are going to be allowed to have their submissions ... More >>

CHAG seeks answers to empty pensioner housing

Monday, 23 September 2002, 8:25 am | Council Housing Action Group

The Council Housing Action Group (CHAG) is seeking answers as to why two Auckland City Council pensioner sites have been emptied. More >>

Political parties oppose sale City's housing stock

Tuesday, 23 July 2002, 4:20 pm | Council Housing Action Group

The majority of the main political parties are against Auckland City's plans to sell its housing stock. Questionnaires completed by 6 of the most popular political parties also reveal that the majority support an affordable rental policy of 25% ... More >>

Let Them Eat Cake

Thursday, 11 July 2002, 4:58 pm | Council Housing Action Group

Preparations continue for the auction of Mayor John Banks' home, on Bastille Day, Sunday 14th July. Members of Brassouls, Gail Tinehau, Elephant Gerald and Empty Rooms, along with street theatre, are lined up to provide musical entertainment and political ... More >>

Public Auction of John Banks' Home, Sunday 14th

Wednesday, 3 July 2002, 3:52 pm | Council Housing Action Group

The Council Housing Action Group will be auctioning Mayor John Banks' home at 3pm during an afternoon of live music, street theatre, fun and action in Remuera on Sunday 14th July. This is the first home of 12 that may have to be auctioned to help reduce ... More >>

Auckland City Councillors Ignore People's Voice

Thursday, 20 June 2002, 3:19 pm | Council Housing Action Group

Auckland City Council's decision to carry on regardless in their sale of council housing is a blow to democracy, reason and humanity. Their only concession, in the face of massive opposition to the annual plan, to establish the interest of central ... More >>

Open Letter To Auckland City Councillors

Tuesday, 18 June 2002, 9:06 am | Council Housing Action Group

We are making a final representation to councillors on the eve of the Council decision on the shape of the annual plan and its associated short and longer term consequences. More >>

Non-Violent Direct Action to Support Pensioners

Friday, 14 June 2002, 8:54 am | Council Housing Action Group

Pensioners actively resisting Auckland City Council orders to move from their current Council homes will be matched by active support from members of the wider community. A Pledge Campaign was launched last night by the Council Housing Action Group to ... More >>

CHAG Submission On Council Housing Sales

Tuesday, 11 June 2002, 5:17 pm | Council Housing Action Group

This submission speaks on behalf of many people, nearly a thousand of whom filled in forms produced by CHAG and made their own individual comments against the sale of the Council’s housing stock. More >>

Pensioners Organise Against Sales of Homes

Thursday, 6 June 2002, 10:57 am | Council Housing Action Group

Between 60 - 100 Council pensioner tenants are expected at a meeting in Meadowbank at 11am on Friday 7th June to discuss action against the proposed sales of Council's pensioner units. Speakers will include Councillor Bruce Hucker, Sigrid Shayer of ... More >>

Street Party Protest At Council Sham

Wednesday, 29 May 2002, 11:02 am | Council Housing Action Group

A street party will take place on Thursday 30th May outside Council homes in Grey Lynn which are currently on the market. The party, offering food, music and fun, is coinciding with the last Open Home of the first batch of 138 residential units ... More >>

Protests At Council House Sales

Friday, 24 May 2002, 11:44 am | Council Housing Action Group

Protests will take place tomorrow, Saturday 25th May, at the Council's Open Homes in Freemans Bay and Grey Lynn. Organised by the Council Housing Action Group, the protests are against the Council's decision to sell its 138 homes for low income ... More >>

Mayor John Banks Shutting Down Democracy

Thursday, 23 May 2002, 11:57 am | Council Housing Action Group

No deputations have been allowed by Mayor John Banks for tonight's Council meeting. Despite going through the accepted procedures, an application to speak on the special consultation process as required in the Local Government Bill and the implications ... More >>

Further protests against Council House Sales

Wednesday, 22 May 2002, 11:22 am | Council Housing Action Group

The sales of the Council's housing stock will be the focus of protests at a rally tomorrow at 5.30pm called up Wake Up Auckland. The rally, outside the Town Hall, Queen Street, has been called to remind Council to pay heed to the submissions to ... More >>

Protests at Council House Open Homes

Sunday, 19 May 2002, 2:33 pm | Council Housing Action Group

Protests organised by the Council Housing Action Group will take place today outside Council house Open Homes in Freemans Bay and Grey Lynn. Viewing sessions start at 11am to 12.30pm, 1pm to 2.30pm in Freemans Bay and 3pm to 4.30pm in Grey Lynn. More >>

Call For Auckland City Council To End Sales Plans

Friday, 17 May 2002, 2:14 pm | Council Housing Action Group

Meeting Calls For Auckland City Council To Look At Christchurch City Council And To End Sales Plans More >>

 

 

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