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Mayor Len Brown backs smoking bylaw

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 12:27 pm | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown is applauding a council committee’s decision today to investigate a bylaw to make smoking in designated open spaces in Auckland illegal. A bylaw could also strengthen efforts to make smoking socially unacceptable and empower hospitality ... More >>

Statement from Mayor Len Brown

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 4:25 pm | Len Brown

“I don’t intend to comment on the highly personalised allegations made on a blog site this afternoon. “But I do confirm that I had a relationship with a woman that lasted around two years. More >>

Brown promises to deliver free entry to council pools

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 9:07 am | Len Brown

Auckland Mayor Len Brown says that if re-elected he will push for free entry to council swimming pools for all Aucklanders. The policy is one of his 10 main policy commitments. More >>

Brown calls on candidates to come clean on privatisation

Sunday, 6 October 2013, 10:38 am | Len Brown

Candidates for Auckland Council should come clean about whether they support privatisation or public ownership of the region’s strategic public assets, says Mayor Len Brown. More >>

Brown supports living wage for council employees

Friday, 4 October 2013, 9:54 am | Len Brown

Auckland Mayor Len Brown says that he supports the Living Wage concept and if re-elected will propose that Council investigate options to implement a Living Wage to its employees. If implemented, the increased cost can be derived from efficiency savings within ... More >>

Affordable housing priority for new council

Wednesday, 2 October 2013, 2:42 pm | Len Brown

Tackling the affordability of housing will be a key priority for the next Auckland Council, says Mayor Len Brown More >>

Brown seeks 2nd term to push for better transport

Sunday, 14 July 2013, 6:08 pm | Len Brown

Auckland Mayor Len Brown today announced he will seek a second term with a focus on transport, affordable housing, and keeping rates low. He launched his campaign today at an event with supporters and unveiled his first round of campaign billboards. More >>

Mayor delivers on prudence and transformation

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 8:31 pm | Len Brown

Office of the Mayor News Release 23 May 2012 Mayor delivers on prudence and transformation Mayor Len Brown has hailed the passing of Auckland Council’s first 10-year budget as a triumph of balancing prudence and transformation. After an all-day council meeting ... More >>

LanzaTech wins global entrepreneurial award

Sunday, 8 May 2011, 3:31 pm | Len Brown

Auckland, New Zealand May 8 2011: Clean energy technology company LanzaTech has won another global award – a TiE50 for energy and cleantech. More >>

Mayor announces more cycling initiatives

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 9:20 am | Len Brown

The Mayor has confirmed four new cycling initiatives as part this morning's Go By Bike Breakfast in Auckland. More >>

Penny Hulse selected as Deputy Mayor

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 1:33 pm | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown has announced that Penny Hulse will serve as Deputy Mayor of the new Auckland Council. More >>

School transport plans needed for Auckland

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 1:48 pm | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown has announced a policy of putting a transport plan around every school in the Auckland region. More >>

New liquor laws needed urgently

Monday, 23 August 2010, 3:08 pm | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed news that the government looks set to give communities more say over the location and number of liquor outlets but says new laws are needed urgently. More >>

Auckland’s infrastructure can’t wait

Friday, 13 August 2010, 11:06 am | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown says he will continue to advocate for Auckland’s infrastructural needs in spite of Transport Minister Stephen Joyce’s plea that candidates stop talking about transport. More >>

Ditching Of ‘Mad Mining Proposal’ Welcomed

Tuesday, 20 July 2010, 3:16 pm | Len Brown

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the decision not to commence mining on Great Barrier Island.“The mining proposal was mad. Great Barrier Island is too precious to dig up. I am glad the government has, belatedly, recognised that,” says Len Brown. More >>

McKay will help build links with business

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 4:11 pm | Len Brown

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says the appointment of Doug McKay as interim chief executive of the Auckland Council should help the new council to build links with the business community. More >>

Council airport shareholding crucial

Wednesday, 27 January 2010, 12:52 pm | Len Brown

Manukau Mayor Len Brown said Manukau Council’s decision to take up Auckland International Airport’s share offer guarantees continued public ownership of a cornerstone stake in a key strategic asset More >>

New Council must look at electricity generation

Tuesday, 26 January 2010, 12:08 pm | Len Brown

The new Auckland Council needs to investigate electricity generation options which will guarantee security of supply, says Manukau Mayor Len Brown. More >>

Letter to Manukau – Friday, 18 December 2009

Friday, 18 December 2009, 2:38 pm | Len Brown

Over the last two years I've enjoyed making monthly visits to businesses around the city. More >>

Letter to Manukau – Friday 11 December 2009

Saturday, 12 December 2009, 11:17 am | Len Brown

It has been wonderful taking in the last few days and it has been great to get a sense of the beautiful fine days ahead of us.  The warm days is a welcome relief after some mixed weather for the Christmas parades that have been taking place across ... More >>