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A programme to end homelessness in Auckland – Phil Goff

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:43 am | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff has today announced his Housing Auckland’s Homeless policy, which focuses on working with the Government and NGOs to reduce, and work to eliminate, the number of people sleeping on the city’s streets. More >>

Auckland Councillors condemn Nazi comments

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 5:04 pm | Phil Goff

Phil Goff, current Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore, and Councillors Chris Darby, Richard Hills, Josephine Bartley and Penny Hulse today condemned the use of Nazi slogan by mayoral candidate John Tamihere during a debate last night. In response to Phil Goff ... More >>

Council cleaning contractors will be paid Living Wage

Monday, 2 September 2019, 7:58 am | Phil Goff

Phil Goff has committed to extending the living wage to all cleaners working on contract for council, should he be re-elected as Mayor. Yesterday, all directly employed Council employees received the last tranche of pay increases taking them up to the living ... More >>

Media comment on Mr Tamihere’s rates policy

Monday, 26 August 2019, 9:13 am | Phil Goff

Phil Goff has rubbished Mr Tamihere’s finance plan as incoherent and lacking in basic financial understanding. More >>

Tamihere cuts would “gut public transport”

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 1:15 pm | Phil Goff

“There is no business case to back it up, no engineering case to show that it’s even viable. More >>

Phil Goff re-election campaign launch

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 1:30 pm | Phil Goff

Phil Goff launched his re-election campaign today, with protecting Auckland’s environment and tackling climate change key priorities for his second term. Mr Goff also emphasised that this is a mayoral election of starkly contrasting values and visions for Auckland’s ... More >>

Tamihere's bridge plan will bankrupt Auckland

Friday, 16 August 2019, 1:37 pm | Phil Goff

Mayor Phil Goff: "The 18 lane harbour bridge that John Tamihere is proposing is going to cost over $10 billion to build. More >>

Phil Goff announces 1.5 million more trees to be planted

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:08 am | Phil Goff

Phil Goff today launched the first of his environmental policies, with at least 1.5 million more native trees to be planted around Auckland over the next three years -. More >>

Cheaper public transport fares will mean $100s in savings

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 8:43 am | Phil Goff

Phil Goff today announced a policy to reduce bus, train and ferry fares for all of Auckland’s school children in the next term of Council. More >>

Privatisation Plan would cause soaring water rate bills

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 12:22 pm | Phil Goff

John Tamihere’s plan to sell off half of Watercare to investors will force up water rates substantially and burden lower income families with high costs, says Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. More >>

Phil Goff welcomes false advertising finding by ASA

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 3:14 pm | Phil Goff

Phil Goff has welcomed the Advertising Standards Authority upholding a complaint, against John Tamihere’s political ads, as misleading. More >>

Phil Goff announces Super City CCO review

Monday, 6 May 2019, 9:13 am | Phil Goff

Phil Goff has today announced the first policy of his 2019 Auckland Mayoral campaign – a full and independent review of the Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs) that were established as part of the Super City amalgamation in 2010. More >>

Phil Goff's speech to Infrastructure New Zealand

Friday, 21 October 2016, 3:43 pm | Phil Goff

Pat Brockie, Chair and Stephen Selwood, CE. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Can I first acknowledge the Infrastructure New Zealand for organising this symposium on the Future of Infrastructure. I hope delegates have had a productive two days ... More >>

Goff releases harbour health and waste policy

Sunday, 18 September 2016, 10:46 pm | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff today released the second part of his environmental policy which focuses on restoring the health of Auckland’s harbours and the Hauraki Gulf, reducing plastic bag use, and reducing emissions through promoting electric vehicles. More >>

ATAP step in the right direction

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:43 pm | Phil Goff

Auckland Mayoral candidate Phil Goff says the Auckland Transport Alignment Project agreement between Auckland Council and the Government is a step in the right direction but more investment will be needed to prevent Auckland hitting transport gridlock. More >>

Goff: CRL’s increasing cost estimates need to be explained

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:46 pm | Phil Goff

Auckland Mayoral candidate Phil Goff says that he is concerned at the increasing cost estimates emerging for the construction of the City Rail Link. More >>

Rail system vital for the future of Auckland

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 8:49 am | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff today released his transport policy which aims to bring forward rail and busways and pursue alternative funding options to pay for infrastructure. More >>

Goff: Council staff should have a living wage

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 11:02 am | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff today announced his commitment to introducing a living wage for Auckland Council staff. More >>

Housing supply, affordability and homelessness

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:33 am | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff wants the new council to focus on faster and cheaper building consents as part of the drive to increase housing supply, more affordable housing schemes, and a co-ordinating role to tackle homelessness. More >>

Goff releases Million Trees Programme policy

Monday, 15 August 2016, 11:01 am | Phil Goff

Mayoral candidate Phil Goff has today released the first part of his environmental policy which will see a million extra trees and shrubs planted in and around the Auckland region to address environmental concerns and increase green cover. More >>



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