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Review Of Council Funding Still A Priority

Wednesday, 13 April 2005, 12:40 am | Rates Rebellion

Rates Rebate Scheme Welcome – But Be Wary Of Councils Which May Use Higher Rebate Levels As An Excuse To Increase Rates More >>

All Councils Must Cut Non-Essential Spending

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 9:33 am | Rates Rebellion

The proposed 4.8% rate increase by the Auckland Regional Council is another slap in the face for ratepayers who have already been warned of local council rate increase of up to 10%. More >>

Higher Council Rates Not Acceptable.

Thursday, 24 February 2005, 5:31 pm | Rates Rebellion

The statement today by Local Government Minister, Chris Carter, that years of neglected infrastructure is the reason behind higher council rates this year, needs to be challenged. More >>

Amnesty Another Modest Victory For Ratepayers

Thursday, 16 December 2004, 12:23 am | Rates Rebellion

The Auckland Regional Council, at a meeting of its Finance Committee yesterday, has agreed to give rebel ratepayers an opportunity to pay off any rates withheld as part of the rates rebellion last year. More >>

Local income tax as an alternative to rates

Thursday, 18 November 2004, 12:53 am | Rates Rebellion

At a full council meeting on Monday 15th November the ARC heard the proposals by Rates Rebellion for bringing the rates revolt to an orderly conclusion on a satisfactory basis. More >>

Proposals To Bring Rates Rebellion To A Conclusion

Tuesday, 16 November 2004, 1:14 pm | Rates Rebellion

Full Text Of Address To Be Given To Auckland Regional Council At 6pm Today With Proposals To Bring Rates Rebellion To A Conclusion More >>

Rates Rebellion Leaders Meet New ARC Chairman

Thursday, 11 November 2004, 5:41 pm | Rates Rebellion

Leaders of the Rates Rebellion campaign met today with ARC chairman Mike Lee to discuss outstanding issues in relation to last years region-wide rates protest. More >>

2 Rates-Issues Groups Caused Confusion In Arc Vote

Monday, 11 October 2004, 9:26 am | Rates Rebellion

We are disappointed that we were unable to win any seats on the Auckland Regional Council – despite our candidates polling well in most seats. More >>

Departure Of Auckland Regional CEO 'Helpful'

Wednesday, 6 October 2004, 4:39 pm | Rates Rebellion

We understand that the chief executive of Auckland Regional Council, Mrs Jo Brosnahan, will be leaving her position in December, eighteen months before her current contract expires. More >>

ARC Hides Critical Information

Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 4:25 pm | Rates Rebellion

Poor Attendance Records - Public Transport Users Down - Rates Increases Of 72% Over 3 Years - And Employee Gender Balance Shifts To Females. More >>

Lower Voting Turnout Likely

Monday, 20 September 2004, 12:48 am | Rates Rebellion

After a visit to a retirement village at the week end I am concerned that postal voting this year is causing great confusion. In one envelope delivered to residents there were voting papers for five distinct election, and varying numbers of votes ... More >>

RAM Is 1000% Wrong And Is Misleading Voters.

Wednesday, 15 September 2004, 3:28 pm | Rates Rebellion

Some people are confused about the existence of two 'rates rebels' groups in the ARC election - ourselves, the original RatesRebellion campaign, and RAM Residents Action Movement led by Grant Morgan of the Socialist Worker. More >>

ARC Election - "RatesRebellion-FRESH START"

Friday, 3 September 2004, 10:17 am | Rates Rebellion

This advisory is in response to several media calls to me as to the relationship of the ARC ‘Regional Ratepayers Rebellion’ to an ARC election ticket known as RAM. More >>

ARC Gearing Up To Take Legal Action

Friday, 3 September 2004, 12:12 am | Rates Rebellion

The Auckland Regional Council is gearing up to take legal action against ratepayers who took part in the ratepayers' rebellion - but not until after the local body election in October. More >>

'Cautious optimism' over Mayor Hubbard possibility

Tuesday, 31 August 2004, 1:53 pm | Rates Rebellion

Statement from David Thornton on the result of the NZ Herald opinion poll on the Auckland mayoralty. More >>

Transport Announcements Won't Solve Congestion

Wednesday, 25 August 2004, 5:25 pm | Rates Rebellion

Today's Two Major Transport Announcements Will Not Solve Auckland's Traffic Congestion Problem Which Is Fast-Approaching Crisis Level More >>

ARC Trying To Put Off Legal Action

Tuesday, 24 August 2004, 3:08 pm | Rates Rebellion

A report to the Auckland Regional Council on Monday showed that over 19,000 ARC ratepayers had still not paid all their rates as at the end of the last financial year on June 30th. More >>

The NEW team to lead a NEW Auckland Regional CCil.

Friday, 20 August 2004, 4:36 pm | Rates Rebellion

The 'Rates Rebellion - FRESH START' team to fight the October ARC elections has now been finalised with candidates in five of the region's six constituencies. More >>

Rates Rebellion spokesman refuses to pay GST

Thursday, 12 August 2004, 2:17 pm | Rates Rebellion

Rates Rebellion spokesman David Thornton has refused to pay GST on his ARC rates in response to ARC chairwoman Gwen Bull's letter to a ratepayer earlier this year saying that rates are not a charge for services received. More >>

'Rates Rebellion' confirms its candidate

Thursday, 12 August 2004, 12:06 am | Rates Rebellion

'Rates Rebellion-FRESH START' confirms its candidate and endorses an independent for ARC North Shore seats in October elections. More >>





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