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Repurposing the Christchurch Convention Centre

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 10:42 am | Minto for Mayor

The Minto for Mayor campaign is warning the not-yet-completed, half-a-billion-dollar Christchurch Convention Centre will need to be repurposed sooner rather than later in response to climate change. The government-funded building depends for its success ... More >>

Inquiry essential into payments to minister’s constituents

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:10 am | Minto for Mayor

Christchurch mayoral candidate John Minto is calling for an independent investigation into last week’s revelations that the National government paid out four of National MP Gerry Brownlee’s wealthy constituents $595,000 each when they were entitled ... More >>

Minto for Mayor Campaign Launch

Monday, 22 August 2016, 12:22 pm | Minto for Mayor

Minto for Mayor 20 August 2016 Media release: Minto for Mayor Campaign Launch 1pm, Saturday 20 August, WEA, 59 Gloucester Street, Christchurch John Minto launches his campaign for the Christchurch mayoralty today. John is standing as a Keep Our Assets ... More >>

No more council sellouts before the election

Monday, 8 August 2016, 12:47 pm | Minto for Mayor

With just two months before we elect a mayor and councillors it would be a travesty of democracy were the current mayor and council to sign off a new cost-sharing agreement with the government. More >>

Don’t tie the hands of incoming council: stop City Care sale

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Minto for Mayor

Don’t tie the hands of the incoming council – stop the sale of City Care More >>

Len Brown and government tinker with Auckland Housing crisis

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 5:12 pm | Minto for Mayor

Todays’ announcement of 282 “affordable” new homes to be built at Weymouth is NOT a sign of better affordability of houses for most Auckland families. More >>

Consultation protects pokie industry rather than families

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 4:33 pm | Minto for Mayor

Internal Affairs Minister Chris Tremain’s proposals for reform of the non-casino gambling will be a help to the gambling industry rather than families and communities who pay a heavy price for problem gambling. More >>

Len Brown’s big road under attack

Friday, 20 September 2013, 4:17 pm | Minto for Mayor

Mana Movement will hold its local body election launch tomorrow with a public gather to launch a campaign to stop plans for a huge new motorway to cut Mangere and Otahuhu in half while destroying a huge swathe of homes in the process. More >>

Mangere & Otahuhu Homes Under Threat: Kings College Spared

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 9:46 am | Minto for Mayor

A huge swathe of Mangere and Otahuhu homes are under threat from council plans for yet another motorway Auckland doesn’t need. More >>

Len Brown’s Unitary Plan fails to address housing crisis

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 9:23 am | Minto for Mayor

Every Aucklander knows we have a housing crisis but just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse comes the news that the average Auckland house price rose by 13.1% to $652,129 in the 12 months to August this year. More >>

Living wage will improve Current Account deficit

Monday, 2 September 2013, 3:10 pm | Minto for Mayor

New Zealand’s current account deficit will be significantly reduced if the Living Wage ($18.40 per hour) is paid to New Zealand workers. More >>

Fare increases for public transport are self-defeating

Monday, 29 July 2013, 3:00 pm | Minto for Mayor

Today's revelation of fare increases proposed for Auckland buses after the rollout of Auckland Transport’s Hop card are particularly senseless and self-defeating. More >>

Mana’s policy on affordable housing

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 10:55 am | Minto for Mayor

Today’s Mana announcement is to extend our housing policy to all New Zealanders and in the context of the Mayoral campaign to look particularly at what Minto for Mayor would do for the people of Auckland where a housing affordability crisis is ... More >>

Affordable Housing Policy Launch

Monday, 22 July 2013, 4:53 pm | Minto for Mayor

Mana’s candidate for Auckland Mayor John Minto will launch the movement’s affordable housing policy tomorrow morning, Tuesday 23rd July, at 9am on the steps of the Auckland District Court in Albert Street. More >>