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Local Contractors Will Give Auckland Better Returns

Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 6:52 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord wants to revamp Auckland Council's preferred contractors maintenance and construction procurement process. "Contract maintenance for Auckland is currently allocated to a select few preferred companies. Over time this ... More >>

New Council Committee And A New Transport Board

Friday, 1 April 2022, 3:44 pm | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord will start from the top and work down to solve the underlying issues with the Council Controlled Organisations, with Auckland Transport being the first target. “The CCO’s have been left to their own accord.They have ... More >>

Craig Lord - Official Statement: Auckland Transport Parking

Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 7:02 am | Craig Lord

Whilst there will be genuine areas where street parking can be removed and replaced with a bus stop, the overall scenario is complex and a one-size-fits-all solution cannot be applied. I agree that roads are designed to be roads not car parks, however, ... More >>

Mayoral Focus For Auckland’s Growth

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:04 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord has today listed his personal priorities for the next stage of Auckland’s growth and recovery. There is a strong focus on returning Council to a core services provider. This includes: Roading and Traffic Flow. New Contractor ... More >>

Rates Return For Rodney

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 9:43 am | Craig Lord

Recognising rural Rodney’s contribution of both property rates and regional fuel tax to the Auckland Super City, mayoral candidate Craig Lord is vowing to reinstate the $124 million budgetary allocation that was previously promised for roading upgrades ... More >>

Policy Announcement For Protection Of Pukekohe Elite Soils

Monday, 28 February 2022, 8:52 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is vowing to fight for Pukekohe and Franklin - and by default the entire country - by putting a stop to future residential developments on elite growing soils. Lord recently spent some time in the Franklin district to ... More >>

Waste To Energy Is Still A Goal

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 8:58 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord will lobby for support to build a Waste to Energy plant in Auckland if elected into office this year. With more than 200,000 tonnes of rubbish going into Auckland based landfills annually, and Chinese owned Waste Management ... More >>

Mayoral Candidate Targets Auckland Transport

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 9:32 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is vowing to dig into the operations of Auckland Transport on behalf of the city residents after more reckless spending is uncovered. “Once again Auckland Transport has been caught playing games with our rates and it needs ... More >>

Now Is Not The Time For Splendour

Friday, 28 January 2022, 9:40 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is going to put his foot down if he wins the election in October, putting the majority of his focus into creating a frugal and efficient Auckland Council. <img src="" ... More >>

Dame Naida Glavish Ready To Fight

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 9:17 am | Craig Lord

Dame Naida GLAVISH has drawn a line in the sand for both the Labour Government and Auckland Council during a podcast interview hosted by 2022 Mayoral candidate Craig Lord. Occupiers started camping on the site of the proposed build around 7 months ... More >>

Congestion Charges Come Full Circle

Monday, 30 August 2021, 8:32 am | Craig Lord

2022 Mayoral candidate Craig Lord is intrigued by the turn of interest from the Government and Transport Minister Michael Woods in regards to a congestion tax for Auckland motorists. “Back in 2019 I made what I thought to be a big song and dance ... More >>

Mayoral Candidate Wants to Retain Talent

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:29 am | Craig Lord

Craig Lord has watched and listened to the vast array of Auckland Mayoral Candidates at various community and business events and has quickly realised that there are some extremely talented people being ignored. He vows to not allow that talent pool ... More >>

Monorail is Auckland's Future

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:12 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral Candidate Craig Lord would like Council and Central Government to “get with the program” and look at the most logical solution to Auckland City’s public transport system – High speed Monorail. More >>

Team Tamihere subtly steals campaign idea

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 8:39 am | Craig Lord

Mayoral Candidate John Tamihere and his expensive campaign team have announced a refuse plan that was already declared months ago by Candidate Craig Lord. More >>

Candidate Says Penlink Must Become a Serious Priority

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1:41 pm | Craig Lord

Mayoral Candidate Craig Lord says if Auckland Council is serious about reducing its carbon footprint and holding itself accountable to its own Climate Emergency declaration then Penlink must be done sooner than later. More >>

Major Change With RFA and Speedway

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 3:02 pm | Craig Lord

Springs Speedway has had a dramatic change of fortune in regards to its future at the Western Springs venue this week. More >>

Auckland Transport Exorbitant Spend

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 1:11 pm | Craig Lord

An information release from the “Our Auckland” website on 19th of August shows Auckland Transport spending $780,000 to have three pedestrian crossings installed in Papakura. More >>

Auckland Mayoral Debate August 16 Livestream

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:25 am | Craig Lord

Auckland Mayoral Debate August 16 Livestream Goff and Tamihere were blindsided by their unknown challenger at the Grey Power North Shore debate on Friday. More >>

Mayoral Candidate Receives Complaints

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 9:12 am | Craig Lord

While Phil Goff celebrates a record amount of building consents in Auckland for the first half of 2019, disgruntled residents have been flooding the inbox of Mayoral Candidate Craig Lord with stories of dodgy contractors and an inept Council building ... More >>

Expol hears candidates call

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:22 am | Craig Lord

Insulation experts EXPOL were today made aware of a social media post on Craig Lord’s Mayoral Candidate Facebook page showing an illegal dumping of polystyrene in a section of Puhinui stream Wiri. More >>