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Berry Invites Brown to Len Brown Stand Down March

Friday, 21 February 2014, 4:44 pm | Stephen Berry

It seems just about nobody wants Mayor Len Brown attending their events anymore, but Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry says that won’t be the case at the Len Brown Stand Down March tomorrow. “I would be delighted if Mayor Len Brown chose ... More >>

Bright & Berry Team Up

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 11:25 am | Stephen Berry

Anti-Corruption watchdog Penny Bright and Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry are teaming up to organise the Len Brown Stand Down March on Saturday February 22. More >>

Another Reason to Demand ‘Len Brown Stand Down!’

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 9:46 pm | Stephen Berry

“The next bill will be a shock for ratepayers around Auckland, as 86% get hit with a rates increase, with 12 % facing increases of 10% yet again. Never mind Len’s sleazy behaviour and corruption, these excessive annual rate rises are reason enough ... More >>

Where’s Len?

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 9:08 am | Stephen Berry

Where’s Len? While most of Auckland returns to work, a timid mayor hides. While you show up to work to earn your paycheck, a timid mayor hides. While you read the front page of today’s paper, a timid mayor hides…and hopes… hopes that eventually ... More >>

Stand Down Len Brown – The Protest March!

Monday, 13 January 2014, 9:59 am | Stephen Berry

Stand Down Len Brown – The Protest March! Waiheke resident Will Ryan has joined with Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry to organise the Stand Down Len Brown March, to be held on Saturday 22 February at 12 noon. The march will start from QE2 Square ... More >>

Pants Down, Stand Down!

Friday, 20 December 2013, 8:56 am | Stephen Berry

“Following revelations that Mayor Len Brown has directly lied to voters about the receipt of free hotel rooms and upgrades, a simple censure is not enough,” says Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry. “Mayor Brown has no credibility, ... More >>

Stephen Berry Backing Movember

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 3:28 pm | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry Backing Movember Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry announced today that he will be participating in the 2013 Movember fundraising campaign. “Movember is a fantastic cause promoting men’s health and I’m glad to have the opportunity ... More >>

Thousands Wasted on Art Project

Friday, 25 October 2013, 7:44 pm | Stephen Berry

Thousands Wasted on Art Project Affordable Auckland’s Stephen Berry today slammed the granting of $46,000 to Warkworth artist Ruby Watson to recreate steel constructions of native birds on poles to be displayed in the Rodney Local Board area. “Rodney ... More >>

Banning Legal Highs Not Core Council Business

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 3:40 pm | Stephen Berry

“There have been intermittent calls for further government crackdowns on the legal high industry by those involved in local body politics, most recently from the Team Manurewa organisation, who believe New Zealand should emulate steps taken in New ... More >>

Berry Welcomes Inquiry into Brown’s Spending

Friday, 18 October 2013, 9:03 am | Stephen Berry

Berry Welcomes Inquiry into Brown’s Spending Affordable Auckland Leader and former Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry said today that he welcomes an inquiry by Auckland Council into spending by Len Brown during his two year affair with Bevan Chuang. ... More >>

Low Turnout Makes Your Vote More Important

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 9:48 am | Stephen Berry

Low Turnout Makes Your Vote More Important Affordable Auckland Leader Stephen Berry said today, “With voter turnout in Auckland currently 40% lower than in 2010, Auckland residents should realise that their single vote will be even more important than ... More >>

Richard Northey Backs Higher Power Prices

Friday, 6 September 2013, 9:10 am | Stephen Berry

“Left wing local body politicians are fundamentally odd,” says Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry. “They’ll commit to the most grandiose of projects to win votes, even though the implementation of their goals will do the most damage ... More >>

Ratepayer’s Champion Finds More Fat to Trim

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:57 am | Stephen Berry

Ratepayer’s Champion Finds More Fat to Trim Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry says, “There may be some who are sceptical when I say I’m not just the only Mayoral candidate guaranteeing a genuine cut in rates but I’ll also eliminate ... More >>

Reserve Bank Slams Young Families

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 9:04 am | Stephen Berry

Reserve Bank Slams Young Families Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry expressed his opposition to new rules by the Reserve Bank which would restrict the ability of banks to make house loans to persons with small deposits. “This ... More >>

Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland

Monday, 29 July 2013, 9:27 am | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland Affordable Auckland candidate for Waitemata & Gulf Stephen Berry is now also a candidate for Mayor of Auckland. “I’ve been waiting for a candidate with real policies that will promote affordable living ... More >>

Come on Council, What Does This Cost?

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 11:55 am | Stephen Berry

Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf candidate Stephen Berry is incredulous at the news Auckland Council is running a pilot program teaching etiquette to skateboarders. The Skate Ambassador scheme works with skater advocacy group Skaters United Voice ... More >>

Len Brown’s Rates Smokescreen

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 6:38 pm | Stephen Berry

Len Brown’s Rates Smokescreen “I encourage a very healthy sense of scepticism amongst Auckland ratepayers before they absorb Mayor Len Brown’s claims of an average rates increase below three percent,”says Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf ... More >>

No Tolls or Taxes to Fund Transport Needs

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 9:07 am | Stephen Berry

No Tolls or Taxes to Fund Transport Needs Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf candidate Stephen Berry says Aucklanders should not be squeezed one more cent to fund Auckland’s transport needs. “No rates increases, no congestions charges, ... More >>

Heritage Partnership a Threat to Home Owners

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 10:23 am | Stephen Berry

Heritage Partnership a Threat to Home Owners “Do you value what limited ability you have to make your own decisions about your own property? Do you want housing to become more affordable so your children do not face a life time of tenancy? If ... More >>

Len Brown’s Property Cronyism

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 9:11 am | Stephen Berry

Len Brown’s Property Cronyism “It is truly disturbing to see the Mayor of Auckland City using Council resources to advocate for individual businesses while in the process using tokenism to make it appear the Council is serious about affordable housing,” ... More >>

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