Len Brown

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Name: Len Brown
First reported 52 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

Urban expert rejects city compaction

Auckland Mayor Len Brown wants to contain up to 70 per cent of urban growth within existing boundaries. Photo / Doug SherringA French urban planning expert is in New Zealand this week, courtesy of think-tank the New Zealand Initiative.Alain Bertaud, a ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 52 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Aucklanders say cut staff - not services

Poll strongly favours council salary cuts to meet savings targets.Many Aucklanders believe the best way to deal with looming budget cuts by the Auckland Council is to reduce staff and salaries, according to the latest Herald -DigiPoll survey.The council ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Vision for city of pou

The organiser of the Sacred Chisels of Tamaki Makaurau project says he wants to reintroduce indigenous elements to the Auckland landscape.Carvers representing the super city’s iwi are working together to turn an ancient kauri log from the Waitakere Ranges ... [Published Waatea News.com - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Carver, Auckland, Len Brown
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Mayor admits safety issues on city's trains

Problems with violence, vandalism and free-riders have prompted Auckland Transport (AT) to consider setting up a special train-based police force – but it seems the police aren't so keen to get on board.The New Zealand Herald reports AT is investigating ... [Published 3 News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Mayoral Office and gym wrong to make costly shift

After spending nearly $100,000 on refurbishing his Town Hall office, Auckland Mayor Len Brown and his 20 staff are now set to shift out – in a move set to cost ratepayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, says Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Brownlee rules out fast-tracking Auckland's city rail loop

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told TV1’s Q+A programme this morning that he won’t be bringing forward an Auckland City Rail loop based on new figures showing increased rail patronage.Auckland Transport figures show rail patronage for 12 months to ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Brown's office move unnecessary - Brewer

Len Brown ()Brown's office move dubbed unnecessarySome Auckland councillors are fuming that Mayor Len Brown is gearing up to move his office from the city's Town Hall.Councillor Cameron Brewer is labelling the proposed move to the council owned ASB Tower ... [Published 3 News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Labour offer Len Brown a hotel tax - Taxpayers' Union (Fuseworks)

The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Labour Party's plan to allow councils to levy new 'pillow taxes' and regional petrol taxes. Reacting to this afternoon’s NZ Herald report Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union, says:"It appears ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Len Brown, Taxes, Gasoline
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Youth Advisory Panel starts second term

Retiring members and new members of the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) will be acknowledged by Mayor Len Brown on Monday (28 July) at a function attended by YAP liaison councillor Linda Cooper, parents, and elected representatives from the council and local ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Bill could pave the way for One Tree Hill replanting

The passing of a bill in Parliament today could see the replanting of Auckland's One Tree Hill.The ownership of One Tree Hill and 13 other volcano sites in Auckland will be transferred to a group of iwi and hapu after the bill's final reading.The Tamaki ... [Published ONE News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Len Brown lends support to sugar ban

Auckland super-city Mayor Len Brown is not ruling out a sugary drinks ban by the Auckland Council.Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese challenged Brown to follow her example of banning all sugary beverages in council buildings and at council-run events when she ... [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Len Brown, Sugar, Auckland
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Legislation unites the tribes of Auckland with their ancestral maunga

Parliament will pass law this week (Thursday) to provide Treaty redress for the shared interests of 13 Auckland iwi and hapū in relation to 14 tūpuna maunga (volcanic cones), motu (islands) and land within Tāmaki Makaurau. It also provides for a 172 year ... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Auckland, Tribe, Len Brown

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"staff numbers are 1400 lower than before amalgamation and 1.7 billion has been identified in cost and efficiency savings over 10 years. the council will be looking to make further savings where it can, and we will be seeking the views of aucklanders on how best we do that" said Mr Brown
"as we go along, we'll make assessments" says Mr Brown

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Council prioritising 'unfair' [Published stuff.co.nz - 18 mins ago]
Urban expert rejects city compaction [Published New Zealand Herald - 52 mins ago]
Aucklanders say cut staff - not services [Published New Zealand Herald - 2 hours ago]
Vision for city of pou [Published Waatea News.com - 17 hours ago]
Mayor admits safety issues on city's trains [Published 3 News - 19 hours ago]
Council holds closed session on long-term devel... [Published Bob Dey Property Report - Jul 27 2014]
Mayoral Office and gym wrong to make costly shift [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 27 2014]
Brownlee rules out fast-tracking Auckland's cit... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 27 2014]
Government invested in public transport - Gerry... [Published ONE News - Jul 26 2014]
Brown's office move unnecessary - Brewer [Published 3 News - Jul 26 2014]
Mayoral Office 'wrong to make costly move' (Fus... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 26 2014]
Auckland Council's $53m staff shift 'tacky' [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 26 2014]
Yes, Wellington is open for business [Published Dominion Post - Jul 26 2014]
Labour offer Len Brown a hotel tax - Taxpayers'... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 25 2014]
Labour Offer Len Brown a Hotel Tax [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 25 2014]
Labour plan to restore local levies [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 25 2014]
Youth Advisory Panel starts second term [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 25 2014]
Hamilton could figure in Games bid [Published Waikato Times - Jul 24 2014]
Nats to offer fast-track tunnel: Labour [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Ng? Mana Whenua o T?maki Makaurau Collective Re... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 24 2014]
Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Collective Re... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 24 2014]
Bill could pave the way for One Tree Hill repla... [Published ONE News - Jul 24 2014]
New governance for Auckland's cones (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 24 2014]
Nga Mana Whenua o Tamaki Makaurau Collective Re... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 24 2014]
Replacement tree finally on the cards [Published Newstalk ZB - Jul 24 2014]
Talks planned on New Tree Hill [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Volcanoes given back to iwi care [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Cutbacks may see plans fall away [Published Central Leader - Jul 22 2014]
Len Brown lends support to sugar ban [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 22 2014]
Tamaki claim nears settlement [Published Waatea News.com - Jul 21 2014]
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Mayoral Office and gym wrong to make costly shift [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 27 2014]
After spending nearly $100,000 on refurbishing his Town Hall office, Auckland Mayor Len Brown and his 20 staff are now set to shift out – in a move set to cost ratepayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, says Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer. ...
Labour Offer Len Brown a Hotel Tax [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 25 2014]
The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming the Labour Party's plan to allow councils to levy new 'pillow taxes' and regional petrol taxes. Reacting to this afternoon’s NZ Herald report Jordan Williams, Executive Director of the Taxpayers’ Union , ... ...
Youth Advisory Panel starts second term [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 25 2014]
Retiring members and new members of the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) will be acknowledged by Mayor Len Brown on Monday (28 July) at a function attended by YAP liaison councillor Linda Cooper, parents, and elected representatives from the council and local ...
Aotea Conservation Park huge boost for Great Ba... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 21 2014]
Aotea Conservation Park huge boost for Great Barrier Auckland Mayor Len Brown is describing the establishment of the Aotea Conservation Park on Great Barrier Island as a huge boost for the island, particularly in the wake of recent damaging storms. . ...
Waste Watch: 100k Curtain for Devonport Library [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 14 2014]
The Taxpayers’ Union is slamming Auckland Council’s decision to spend $100,000 of ratepayer money on a silk curtain for Devonport’s new library. The discovery comes at a time when Len Brown needs to find savings of $860 per ratepayer to keep ... ...
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