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David Hay calls for Auckland control over transport projects

Monday, 27 June 2016, 11:09 am | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay has condemned a decision by the New Zealand Transport Agency, reported in the New Zealand Herald today, to withdraw support for a rail link from Onehunga to the Airport. More >>

David Hay strongly opposes motorway tolling in Auckland

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 1:32 pm | David Hay

Responding to the NZ Herald's story on road tolling today , Mr Hay said "Aucklanders are already carrying a huge burden of cost for congestion: in lost time, in vehicle expenses, in parking costs. This tolling scheme is an extra cost that will not solve ... More >>

David Hay praises progress on meth-affected homes

Monday, 20 June 2016, 10:16 am | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay is pleased about the progress being made on a NZ Standard for testing and remediation of methamphetamine contaminated housing. More >>

David Hay wants Crone prosecuted

Saturday, 4 June 2016, 6:14 pm | David Hay

Auckland mayoral candidate David Hay wrote to the Auckland Council CEO on 8 April to request that he consider prosecuting Victoria Crone for breaching the Election Signs Bylaw. In his email, Mr Hay referred to an article published in the NZ Herald ... More >>

Mark Thomas playing politics with Unitary Plan - David Hay

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:28 am | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay said today the Mark Thomas, one of the centre-right candidates for the mayoralty "...is playing politics with the Unitary Plan, and has displayed a weak grasp of local government consultation processes." More >>

Twyford and Smith should “pull their heads in” on housing

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:22 pm | David Hay

Responding to proposals made by Labour MP Phil Twyford, reported in the NZ Herald earlier this week, Auckland mayoral candidate David Hay says central government MPs should keep their noses out of Auckland's business. More >>

David Hay vows to "crush the road lobby"

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:49 am | David Hay

"If elected as Mayor, I intend to put in place a strategy to crush the road lobby in Auckland" said Mr Hay. "On my watch, the Council will no longer reward the road lobby for distorting the infrastructure investment landscape in Auckland ... More >>

David Hay says Penrose overbridge should be replaced

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:39 pm | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay said today that the Penrose overbridge on the Southern Motorway must be rebuilt as a matter of urgency. He has called on Hon. Simon Bridges, the Minister of Transport, to make this a priority. More >>

David Hay says begging bylaw supporters "heartless wretches"

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 10:30 am | David Hay

Sir Bob Jones (in the NBR) and Larry Williams (in the NZ Herald on and NewstalkZB) have called for Wellington and Auckland to ban beggars from their streets. Mayoral candidate Mark Thomas has jumped aboard that bandwagon. More >>

David Hay proposes Auckland co-mayoralty bid

Friday, 1 April 2016, 10:50 am | David Hay

Ex Green Party Mayoral candidate David Hay today declared his intention to seek political co-leadership of Auckland with centre right candidate Victoria Crone. More >>

Hay vows to bring CCOs to heel

Monday, 21 March 2016, 1:45 pm | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay expressed his concern today that council-controlled organisations (CCOs) that have recently indulged in “kite flying” exercises that do not represent council policy. He has vowed to put a stop to that behaviour, if elected Mayor. More >>

David Hay calls for new councillors

Thursday, 25 February 2016, 9:35 am | David Hay

David Hay is deeply disappointed that the Auckland Council governing body decided, this evening, to withdraw its evidence from the Unitary Plan Hearings process. More >>

Mayoral candidate urges council to stay the course

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 10:36 am | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay has today urged councillors to “stay the course” and support the proposed out-of-scope changes to the Unitary Plan made in December last year. More >>

Mayoral candidate questions legality of secret UP meeting

Monday, 22 February 2016, 10:38 am | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay has today questioned the legality of Auckland Council’s decision to hold a controversial planning meeting in secret. He wants the reports presented by council officers to that meeting to be made public. More >>

Councillors in control

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 9:03 am | David Hay

Auckland Mayoral candidate David Hay has announced a proposal to reform and re-focus the Auckland mayoral office. More >>

David Hay Mayoral candidacy

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:22 am | David Hay

Mr Hay has been a Principal Policy Analyst at Auckland Council and at Manukau City Council before that. He also stood for the Green Party in Rodney, in 2008, and Epsom in 2011. He is no longer a member of the Greens, nor does he work at the council. More >>

David Hay: Thanks and farewell to the Greens

Monday, 24 February 2014, 12:16 pm | David Hay

The Green Party today announced that David Hay, who stood for the Greens in Epsom in 2011, will be expelled from the party for one year. In response, Mr Hay made the following statement More >>

David Hay and the case of the poo-tinted spectacles

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 10:03 am | David Hay

David Hay, the "maverick" Green Party member, has lodged a formal complaint with the Green Party today: about himself. More >>

David Hay's "strike action"

Monday, 2 December 2013, 1:59 pm | David Hay

As reported in the New Zealand Herald this morning, Green Party leadership challenger David Hay announced today that he is going to withhold his voluntary contributions to the Green Party, until Russel and Metira resign. More >>

David Hay: Time for Metiria and Russel to go

Sunday, 1 December 2013, 3:58 pm | David Hay

David Hay today revealed the reason for his leadership challenge, saying that Metiria Turei and Russel Norman had betrayed the core principles of the Green Party and should resign as co-leaders and MPs. More >>



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