Regional Ratepayers Rebellion - Latest News [Page 1]

Candidate Numbers May Cause Confusion

Monday, 23 August 2004, 10:40 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

The total number of candidate standing for election to the ARC is 36% higher than in the 2001 election – 68 candidates as against 50 at the last elections, contesting the 13 seats on the council. More >>

Call For Boycott On Payment Of Gst On Council Rate

Friday, 30 July 2004, 9:49 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Following the publication of my article on GST in today’s New Zealand Herald I have been inundated with calls from many ratepayers suggesting that residential ratepayers should refuse to pay the GST which is currently charged on all council rates. More >>

Barnett Must Stand Aside From ARC Rates Decisions

Thursday, 27 May 2004, 4:04 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Yesterday I drew attention to the serious conflict of interest attached to ARC councillor Michael Barnett who, as Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, made a strong submissions to the ARC, on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce, calling for ... More >>

ARC rate rises

Thursday, 15 April 2004, 12:09 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

RatesRebellion Formerly known as the Regional Ratepayers Rebellion campaign. The campaign fighting the Auckland Regional Council's rating polices and rates increases. More >>

Meeting For A 'Fresh Start' For Council Rates

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 10:35 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

A Public Meeting in Glenfield on Sunday 18th April will look at the way forward for changes to local and regional Council Rates. More >>

A Quick Review - Then Into The Future

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 10:21 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Formerly known as the Regional Ratepayers Rebellion campaign. The campaign fighting the Auckland Regional Council's rating polices and rates increases. More >>

Control of Funds Should Wait Until After Election

Wednesday, 31 March 2004, 8:35 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Control Of Regional Transport Funds Should Wait Unit ARC Elections In October. No Public Confidence In Present ARC. More >>

Rebellion Promises To Reset Rates After Election

Monday, 29 March 2004, 8:54 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Speaking to an audience of 150 ratepayers and residents in Orewa this afternoon, Rebellion spokesman David Thornton, responding to a question, said RatesRebellion would be fielding candidates at the Auckland Regional Council elections in October. More >>

Rates Rebels Set Up Legal Defence Fund

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 4:30 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

The Rebellion campaign today launched a Legal Defence Fund to assist in defending the first ratepayer taken to court by the Auckland Regional Council. More >>

No Change In ARC Rating Policies

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 11:02 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

The Auckland Regional Council's decision today to stick with its current rates policy will be a huge disappointment to Auckland ratepayers and residents. More >>

Busy Week Ahead In ARC Rates Battle

Monday, 22 March 2004, 9:24 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

The week ahead will see significant moves in the ongoing battle between the Auckland Regional Council and its ratepayers. More >>

ARC Crisis: No Draft Plan Means No Rates Next Year

Wednesday, 17 March 2004, 1:23 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Yesterday's decision by the Auckland Regional Council not to adopt a Draft Long Term Council Community Plan has placed the council on the verge of collapse. More >>

Rates Issue Splits Council Down The Middle

Monday, 15 March 2004, 3:10 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

The decision this morning by the Auckland Regional Council not to adopt its Draft Long Term Council Community Plan 2004/14 has thrown the council's rates setting process into disarray. The council is now seeking legal opinions on what options it has to ... More >>

Eastern Corridor Bad News For North Shore Resident

Friday, 12 March 2004, 3:21 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Any move to develop the Eastern Corridor ahead of other projects will be bad news for North Shore Residents says Ratepayers Association Chairman, David Thornton. More >>

Rates revolt in UK goes to court

Tuesday, 9 March 2004, 2:28 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

I have just received the latest information on a Council Tax (rates) revolt in England which is at the stage where local councils are now taking residents to court for non-payment of Council Tax. More >>

ARC rate increase for most defies all reason

Friday, 5 March 2004, 10:32 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

By refusing to change its rating policies for the coming financial year the Auckland Regional Council has missed an opportunity to reduce the rates for 383,128 residential ratepayers. More >>

Battle Against ARC Refusal To Change Rates Policy

Monday, 1 March 2004, 11:20 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Rebellion Campaign Calling Meetings To Launch New Battle Against ARC Refusal To Change Rates Policy. More >>

ARC Turning Democracy into Demockery

Monday, 23 February 2004, 5:12 pm | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

Less than a week ago an undisclosed number of ARC ratepayers received notices dated 4th February 2004 demanding payment within 7 days of the date of the notice. This was, of course, a physical impossibility because the notices were received at least ... More >>

ARC Threatens Ratepayer Over $5.85

Monday, 16 February 2004, 8:54 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

* ARC Disputes Its Own Figures That 97,000 Ratepayers Are In Default On Their Rates. More >>

Ratepayers Ask Banks Not To Pay ARC Rates

Monday, 16 February 2004, 8:52 am | Regional Ratepayers Rebellion

We are faxing the CEOs of all the leading banks requesting them to take no action if the Auckland Regional Council advises them of unpaid rates on properties mortgaged to their banks. More >>