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Still time to vote

Thursday, 7 October 2010, 2:29 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Mayor Len Brown is encouraging all those who have not yet cast their vote in the local government election to take their vote to the local library or council offices. More >>

Leadership needed on water

Monday, 30 August 2010, 3:05 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the announcement that water charges are forecast to drop to Manukau levels from July 2011 as an endorsement of the pricing system in his city. More >>

Make sure you’re enrolled says Brown

Tuesday, 17 August 2010, 3:16 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Voters only have a couple of days to make sure they are enrolled to vote in the upcoming local government elections. More >>

Promise Not To Privatise Water

Sunday, 8 August 2010, 12:07 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Mayor Len Brown says he strongly supports public ownership and management of water assets and opposes any proposals to either privatise water or give private companies 35 year management contracts for water supplies. More >>

Len Brown to strengthen CCO accountability

Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 11:45 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau Mayor Len Brown will strengthen the accountability and openness of Auckland Council’s council controlled organisations (CCOs) should he be elected mayor. More >>

Auckland Needs To Be Ready For The Cup

Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 3:42 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau Mayor Len Brown has welcomed the announcement that a temporary facility will be constructed on Queens Wharf for the Rugby World Cup. “Kick off is under one and a half years away." More >>

New legislation fails to protect Auckland’s assets

Thursday, 17 September 2009, 2:05 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau Mayor Len Brown says Parliament should have included provision to prevent the sale of council assets in new legislation passed today setting up the new supercity. “The legislation setting up the new city structure, with power vested in one mayor ... More >>

Len Brown's Letter To Manukau - Election Day

Saturday, 13 October 2007, 5:45 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

It’s decision time When launching this campaign in August 2006, 13 October 2007 looked a long way away. We are now on the eve of this election decision and filled with hope that the winds of change in this city will blow me across the line at the ... More >>

Len Brown's Letter To Manukau

Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 9:49 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Over the last three weeks our campaign has been buoyed by papers tipping an election win for frontrunner Len Brown. I am certainly hoping that will be the result but at the end of the day it is about voting not polls. More >>

Fair Go for Manukau

Friday, 5 October 2007, 8:57 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau City is the region’s hub for power supply, water and waste water. The cost of this is significant in economic, social and environmental terms. More >>

Broadbanding the City - Time for Action

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 2:26 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

The Manukau city economy is growing at 3% per annum and our businesses are creating many new jobs. Yet only 66% of homes across Manukau city have computer access at present and only 65% of the city is fully broadbanded. The particular areas affected ... More >>

Len Brown's Letter To Manukau

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 9:05 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

We recently lost an old friend Neil Morrison. Neil was sent off in a most appropriate fashion at his Telstra Pacific Event Centre. His wife Gabrielle gave me an opportunity to speak which I appreciated very much. The one thing I did not mention and should ... More >>

Letter to Manukau: Voting matters - Decide to vote

Monday, 24 September 2007, 2:42 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

You should now have received your voting papers for our local elections. There is information for five sets of papers in most cases. You will find candidate information supplied. It is important to remember that you only need to vote for the candidates ... More >>

Len Brown: Professional Behaviour Essential

Friday, 21 September 2007, 9:17 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau City voters have contacted me to say they are worried by the reckless attack on the Council’s Chief Executive from Cr Dick Quax. Cr Quax disputes staff statistics that the Chief Executive has provided. More >>

Len Brown: Letter to Manukau - 35,000 doorsteps

Wednesday, 12 September 2007, 11:07 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

What a journey! Over the last four years I have personally doorknocked a little over 35,000 homes across this city, and a team of enthusiastic supporters have visited on my behalf another 10,000 homes. More >>

Bringing our People Together

Friday, 7 September 2007, 1:55 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

Manukau is a city with great ethnic diversity. We have 165 different cultures in our city. I appreciate cultural difference and relish the chance to learn from the new languages and experiences of people coming to our city from all around the world. More >>

Local problems, local solutions

Friday, 7 September 2007, 1:53 pm | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

A safe community is one that looks out for itself. I am a strong supporter of residents and business associations, having had strong input into founding the Huntington Park R&R (Residents and Ratepayers), Greenmount East Tamaki Business Association and ... More >>

Waste Minimisation

Monday, 3 September 2007, 10:20 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

We have an urgent need to develop a waste minimisation plan that will see us through the next 50 years. Our reliance on using landfills long term is not the environmental answer to waste because they emit high levels of carbon and impact on our communities’ ... More >>

Len Brown's Letter: Voting Day 29 September 2007

Friday, 31 August 2007, 9:13 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

So getting people to vote in local body elections is tough. Many people in Manukau City simply don’t care or are neutral about local government... If I was living alone on a fixed income why should I bother to vote? More >>

It’s a time of change

Thursday, 30 August 2007, 10:23 am | Len Brown - Mayoral Candidate

After 24 years of leading our City, Sir Barry Curtis is retiring. When nominations closed on 24 August, 11 leaders presented themselves to the City as Mayoral candidates. It will be an interesting contest over this next period leading up to Voting Day ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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