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David Hay refuses to sign "Ratepayer Protection Pledge"

Friday, 19 August 2016, 10:57 am | David Hay

Mayoral Candidate David Hay has declined to sign a pledge to keep rates rises in Auckland at or below 2% per annum, which is being promoted by the "Auckland Ratepayers Alliance" More >>

David Hay the only mayoral candidate standing for council

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 9:45 am | David Hay

According to the official list of nominees, only he and one other person are standing for the Mayoralty and for a Ward (Alexiz Heneti, for Albany - see below). More >>

New environmental and climate policies for Auckland

Monday, 15 August 2016, 11:59 am | David Hay

As sea levels rise due to climate change, we will have to decide what we can hold on to and what we'll have to let go of. I will lead the development of a Managed Retreat Strategy to guide those decisions. More >>

Hay would sell shares for Emergency Housing

Friday, 12 August 2016, 11:20 am | David Hay

Auckland Mayoral candidate David Hay said today that he would sell Airport and Ports of Auckland shares to pay for temporary emergency housing. More >>

David Hay to stand for councillor as well as Mayor

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 9:29 am | David Hay

At a Chinese Business Association meeting this evening, mayoral candidate David Hay announced his intention to stand for a council seat, as well as the Mayoralty. More >>

David Hay supports Unitary Plan 100%

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 2:38 pm | David Hay

Mayoral candidate David Hay has pledged his support for the Unitary Plan recommendations, as delivered by the Independent Hearings Panel last week. More >>

The Unitary Plan - a moment's thought for those who built it

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 9:36 am | David Hay

The Auckland Unitary Plan will be released today. I expect much will be said about it by many. Before that happens, please take a moment consider the work done by the dozens of planners and analysts, over a period of five years, to produce this plan. More >>

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 >>



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