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Ratepayer’s Champion Finds More Fat to Trim

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 11:57 am | Stephen Berry

Ratepayer’s Champion Finds More Fat to Trim Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry says, “There may be some who are sceptical when I say I’m not just the only Mayoral candidate guaranteeing a genuine cut in rates but I’ll also eliminate ... More >>

Reserve Bank Slams Young Families

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 9:04 am | Stephen Berry

Reserve Bank Slams Young Families Affordable Auckland Mayoral candidate Stephen Berry expressed his opposition to new rules by the Reserve Bank which would restrict the ability of banks to make house loans to persons with small deposits. “This ... More >>

Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland

Monday, 29 July 2013, 9:27 am | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry Standing for Mayor of Auckland Affordable Auckland candidate for Waitemata & Gulf Stephen Berry is now also a candidate for Mayor of Auckland. “I’ve been waiting for a candidate with real policies that will promote affordable living ... More >>

Come on Council, What Does This Cost?

Thursday, 25 July 2013, 11:55 am | Stephen Berry

Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf candidate Stephen Berry is incredulous at the news Auckland Council is running a pilot program teaching etiquette to skateboarders. The Skate Ambassador scheme works with skater advocacy group Skaters United Voice ... More >>

Len Brown’s Rates Smokescreen

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 6:38 pm | Stephen Berry

Len Brown’s Rates Smokescreen “I encourage a very healthy sense of scepticism amongst Auckland ratepayers before they absorb Mayor Len Brown’s claims of an average rates increase below three percent,”says Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf ... More >>

No Tolls or Taxes to Fund Transport Needs

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 9:07 am | Stephen Berry

No Tolls or Taxes to Fund Transport Needs Affordable Auckland Waitemata & Gulf candidate Stephen Berry says Aucklanders should not be squeezed one more cent to fund Auckland’s transport needs. “No rates increases, no congestions charges, ... More >>

Heritage Partnership a Threat to Home Owners

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 10:23 am | Stephen Berry

Heritage Partnership a Threat to Home Owners “Do you value what limited ability you have to make your own decisions about your own property? Do you want housing to become more affordable so your children do not face a life time of tenancy? If ... More >>

Len Brown’s Property Cronyism

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 9:11 am | Stephen Berry

Len Brown’s Property Cronyism “It is truly disturbing to see the Mayor of Auckland City using Council resources to advocate for individual businesses while in the process using tokenism to make it appear the Council is serious about affordable housing,” ... More >>

Nobody on Council Standing Up for Property Rights

Monday, 8 April 2013, 9:06 am | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry, Waitemata & Gulf ward candidate for Auckland City Council, says that both sides of the unitary plan debate have got it wrong. “Those on the council who support the draft unitary plan want to dictate private property use to achieve ... More >>

Berry Welcomes Housing Affordability Working Group

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 9:01 am | Stephen Berry

Press Release Stephen Berry Housing Berry Welcomes Housing Affordability Working Group Waitemata & Gulf candidate for Auckland City Council, Stephen Berry, says today that he welcomes plans by Mayor Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith to ... More >>

Len Brown Makes up Numbers to Defend the Impossible

Wednesday, 13 March 2013, 9:31 am | Stephen Berry

Len Brown Makes up Numbers to Defend the Impossible “Len Brown’s propaganda machine has resorted to the crudest form of its art; barefaced lies, in order to defend his negative impact on the affordability of Auckland housing,” says Waitemata & ... More >>

Tram Service Savings to be Commended!

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 11:03 am | Stephen Berry

Press Release Stephen Berry Public Transport Tram Service Savings to be Commended! Waitemata & Gulf candidate Stephen Berry has commended the decision by Waterfront Auckland to end funding for the Wynyard Quarter’s two vintage trams which have ... More >>

Stephen Berry Announces Council Candidacy

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 9:40 am | Stephen Berry

Stephen Berry Announces Council Candidacy Small government advocate Stephen Berry is entering the 2013 Auckland City Council elections, standing as a candidate for Councillor of the Waitemata & Gulf ward. “Affordability is quickly becoming ... More >>

Stephen Berry: Close of Campaign Statement

Friday, 25 November 2011, 10:48 am | Stephen Berry

Tamaki Independent candidate Stephen Berry today issued the following statement to voters to close his campaign for election to Parliament. “Voters in Tamaki do not have seven options when they walk into the polling booth on Saturday. You have just ... More >>

Support Freedom? Forget Boscawen!

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 10:31 am | Stephen Berry

“Recently Act Tamaki candidate John Boscawen has told the New Zealand Herald that if he were to win the seat of Tamaki this election he would not force a by-election and stay in Parliament. Those advocates of individual freedom who support the Act ... More >>

No to Food Regulations – From Both Sides of the Spectrum

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 4:06 pm | Stephen Berry

“I am supportive of the objections raised by the Green party toward the Food Bill being pushed by the National Government,” says Independent candidate for Tamaki, Stephen Berry. “However, unlike the Green party I am consistent in my objections ... More >>

Stephen Berry Backs MMP with Changes

Tuesday, 22 November 2011, 4:32 pm | Stephen Berry

Tamaki Independent candidate Stephen Berry gave his qualified support to the MMP system today. “Overall I support retaining MMP but believe some changes need to be made to improve it. We need to eliminate the five percent threshold, slash the ... More >>

Helping Low Income Earners Help Themselves

Sunday, 20 November 2011, 5:56 pm | Stephen Berry

“Political parties left to right are competing to outdo each other with the amount of handouts they can offer to those on low incomes,” says Independent Tamaki candidate Stephen Berry. “My approach doesn’t follow the same failed path of the others. ... More >>

Berry Proposes Voluntary Income Tax

Friday, 18 November 2011, 2:47 pm | Stephen Berry

Tamaki’s only candidate for freedom, Independent Stephen Berry, has unveiled his plan to make income tax voluntary. “I’m giving individuals who value their freedom and want to take responsibility for their own lives a chance to opt out of the Government ... More >>

Stephen Berry's Statist Ratings Guide

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 2:57 pm | Stephen Berry

The final candidate listings have been released. Independent candidate Stephen Berry is continuing a tradition started in his 2004 Auckland Mayoral candidacy by providing voters with a comparison on the various candidates’ commitment to freedom. More >>

   

 

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