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C&R Councillors Don't Learn from Beckham Balls Up

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 2:40 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Media have uncovered the fact that Auckland City Council contributed $115,000 to aspects of the recent David Beckham-LA Galaxy event held at Mt Smart Stadium. More >>

C&R Endorses Heartless Homeless Bylaw Process

Wednesday, 3 December 2008, 11:32 am | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At Auckland City Council's Community Services Committee today, Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) councillors decided to punish and alienate homeless people by setting in train a bylaw process intended to move homeless people on and out of the CBD into Auckland's ... More >>

C&R Refuse to Hold Metrowater to Account

Wednesday, 15 October 2008, 3:29 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At today's Finance and Strategy Committee meeting Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) councillors rejected two key proposals aimed at holding Metrowater to account. More >>

C&R Confirm Additional $34m World Cup Spend-Up

Thursday, 9 October 2008, 4:06 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

A Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) decision at the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee has recommended that Auckland City Council fund a 'world class' programme of activities around Rugby World Cup 2011. The additional $34 million of 'discretionary spending' ... More >>

C&R Shuts Down Community Participation

Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 4:09 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At Auckland City Council's Long Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) Direction Setting meeting today, City Vision-Labour Councillors fought hard to retain important community fora which enable the diverse voices of Auckland to have a say in the Council budget ... More >>

Banks and C&R Endorse Metrowater Price Gouging

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 1:34 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

City Vision-Labour Councillors were shocked to discover at today's Finance and Strategy committee meeting that Auckland City water users are now generating such a profit for Metrowater that for the first time Metrowater has had to pay tax with a whopping ... More >>

Auckland Public Assets Threatened By Banks Council

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 2:36 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

City Vision-Labour Councillors are deeply concerned that Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors have paved the way for taking key Council activities and assets out of Council's democratic control by establishing a holding company which would ... More >>

C&R Councillors Vote to Discuss Community Cuts

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 3:26 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

City Vision-Labour Councillors are bitterly disappointed that proposed community cuts were not discussed or decided in public during today's Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee meeting but were instead kicked to a closed councillor workshop by Citizens ... More >>

Councillors Slam Door on Harbour Bridge Cycling

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 4:12 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At Auckland City Council's Transport Committee today, City Vision-Labour Councillors fought hard to keep options open for constructing a cycleway and walkway across the Auckland Harbour Bridge but failed when Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors ... More >>

Aotea Square Upgrade Not Family Friendly

Wednesday, 27 August 2008, 2:25 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee today, City Vision-Labour Councillors failed in their attempt to make the Aotea Square upgrade more family and children friendly when Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors block voted against including ... More >>

More Street Cleaning For Eden-Albert Centres

Friday, 22 August 2008, 3:00 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

When the Arts, Culture and Recreation Committee resolved to extend cleaning services to the town centres of Mt Albert, Mt Eden and Balmoral, a rousing cheer was given by City Vision Eden-Albert Ward Councillors Cathy Casey and Glenda Fryer who have ... More >>

Right Wing Councillors Blinkered on Representation

Friday, 22 August 2008, 1:14 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

At a meeting of the Finance and Strategy Committee, Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) Councillors voted against introducing a separate Maori Ward and rejected the Single Transferable Vote (STV) voting system for the next council elections which will be ... More >>

Balmoral, Sandringham Heritage Overlays Go Ahead

Friday, 15 August 2008, 5:20 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

The Eden-Albert Community Board's campaign to protect the character of the Balmoral and Sandringham town centres has been successful. At yesterday's City Development Committee, planning officers were requested to notify Heritage Overlay Plan changes ... More >>

Onehunga Restoration Commitment Welcomed

Thursday, 14 August 2008, 2:37 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

City Vision-Labour Councillors welcome the commitment shown by the Auckland City Council to restoring the Onehunga foreshore made at the City Development Committee today. More >>

Auckland Children's Advocate Resigns in Disgust

Friday, 9 May 2008, 11:43 am | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Councillor Cathy Casey today announced her resignation as Auckland City Council's child and family advocate after this week's failure by Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) to recognise or acknowledge any local responsibility for alleviating child poverty ... More >>

Cars to Continue Destroying World Treasure

Thursday, 10 April 2008, 3:13 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Despite 2007's Maungawhau Management and Conservation Plan requiring the removal of cars from the summit of the archaeologically significant volcanic cone, Citizens and Ratepayers (C&R) members of Auckland City Council's Arts, Culture and Recreation ... More >>

Big Budget PR Spending to be Brought to Heel

Wednesday, 9 April 2008, 12:28 am | City Vision-Labour Councillors

City Vision-Labour Councillors strongly support the conclusions of the independent review of Auckland City Council's Communications and Marketing group and believe that it is possible and desirable to reduce costs while increasing the effectiveness ... More >>

Super City Debate to Occur Behind Closed Doors

Thursday, 3 April 2008, 4:50 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Debate on the controversial Auckland City Council officers' proposed governance structure unveiled on Monday has been deferred from today's open Regional Governance Committee meeting to a confidential councillors workshop to be held next Thursday 10 April. More >>

Council Officers' Plan an Attack on Democracy

Monday, 31 March 2008, 4:02 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Media Release City Vision-Labour Councillors - Auckland City Council For Immediate Release Monday 31 March 2008 More >>

Right-Wing Council's Agenda to Deny Climate Change

Thursday, 27 March 2008, 3:15 pm | City Vision-Labour Councillors

Media Release City Vision-Labour Councillors - Auckland City Council For Immediate Release Thursday 27 March 2008 More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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