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Giving Power to Local Boards

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10:27 am | John Palino

Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino today promised to restore local government in Auckland by restoring rating powers to local authorities. More >>

Every Council decision must seek to make Auckland better

Monday, 11 July 2016, 3:57 pm | John Palino

Punitive charges placed on people wanting to visit their city centre exemplify Auckland Council's loss of focus, says Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino. Palino says: "Why does the Council continue to use penalties and punishment to try to get ... More >>

Loan to Income Restrictions Make No Sense

Friday, 8 July 2016, 12:00 pm | John Palino

Auckland Mayoral candidate John Palino says an investigation by the Reserve Bank into the merits of imposing loan to income restrictions on home buyers makes no sense. “It would be completely ineffective and only impact those already worst affected ... More >>

Billion dollar fund must build a new city

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 9:00 pm | John Palino

"It's excellent to hear that the Government has finally accepted that it must do the Auckland Council's job for it, but John Key should not be asking the same leaders who have condemned a generation of Aucklanders to debt or rent for guidance ... More >>

Len Brown kicks port decision down the road to save legacy

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:23 am | John Palino

Len Brown kicks port decision down the road to save legacy of cost and homelessness More >>

Only thing preventing cheap homes in Auckland is the Council

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 3:04 pm | John Palino

"Reporting today that home and land packages in tiny Kaitangata in the South Island are going for well under $300,000 underlines just how awful things have become in Auckland where even just a section costs twice this amount," says John Palino. More >>

Auckland Plan failure

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 5:01 pm | John Palino

"The ATAP report release this afternoon is an indictment upon six years of supposed integrated planning under the Brown-led council," says John Palino. More >>

RMA to blame for falling home ownership

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 3:36 pm | John Palino

“The fall in Maori, Pacific and European home ownership rates is the result of Resource Management Act, which impedes development, punishes those on lower incomes and reduces upward social mobility,” says John Palino. More >>

Palino Pleased National and Labour Support His Policy

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:50 pm | John Palino

"Today I feel very pleased that both major political parties have picked up on my policy to remove Auckland City’s Urban Boundaries. This has been my policy for years and is outlined in my book, “A Vision For Auckland”. More >>

John Palino calls on Auckland Transport to reprioritise

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 3:32 pm | John Palino

"Auckland Transport's announcement today that it will start consultation on a cycleway from Parnell to the city is great news for a small number of residents in central Auckland wanting more options, but what about those residents who don't have basic ... More >>

Palino welcomes Labour's urban growth boundary announcement

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:09 am | John Palino

"As the only remaining mayoral candidate for Auckland calling for the removal of metropolitan limits, and the only one who's actually released a policy on urban growth, I couldn't be happier to have Labour on my side," said John Palino. More >>

Compact city driving transport failure

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:39 am | John Palino

Compact city driving transport failure Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino said today, "The recent report from the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development, backed up by surveys from the Automobile Association and Employers and Manufacturers ... More >>

Response to PSA’s Glenn Barclay

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 10:14 am | John Palino

Glenn Barclay of the Public Service Association claims my plans to reduce the number of staff at Auckland Council is impractical. More >>

A Vision of Auckland - Book release

Monday, 9 May 2016, 5:44 pm | John Palino

John Palino Mayoral Campaign To support my mayoral campaign I have released a book “A Vision for Auckland”. The book is available free in PDF form from my website , or on Amazon for purchase. “A Vision for Auckland”, ... More >>

Len Brown should man-up on Asian violence

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:41 am | John Palino

“Violence against Asians has its roots in pent up anger and frustration across the 50 per cent of Aucklanders who cannot ever afford a home,” says John Palino. More >>

Auckland Waterfront Stadium Not a Priority

Monday, 21 March 2016, 2:26 pm | John Palino

Auckland mayoral candidate John Palino is opposing discussions about a waterfront stadium until the big issues facing Auckland are dealt with. More >>

Palino welcomes Stephen Berry’s Endorsement

Monday, 21 March 2016, 11:20 am | John Palino

Auckland Mayoral Candidate John Palino welcomes the endorsement of Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry for the up coming mayoral election. More >>

Palino calls for the Removal of the Metropolitan Urban Limit

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 10:27 am | John Palino

Mayoral Candidate John Palino calls for the removal of the Metropolitan Urban Limit. Mr Palino says, “The MUL has restricted land supply in Auckland, driving up house prices for ideological reasons. It is time council stopped flogging the dead horse ... More >>

One promise to break them all

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:08 pm | John Palino

"Len Brown's black budget signals a dark future ahead for the communities of Auckland," says John Palino. More >>

John Palino Denies Knowledge of Brown Affair

Sunday, 20 October 2013, 12:52 pm | John Palino

“I have just completed a very long and intensive campaign for the Auckland mayoralty in which I poured my heart and soul into providing residents with an alternative pathway for Auckland. More >>



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