Sayers News

December 19, 2018

More Budget Blowouts Forecasted

19 December 2018. Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has released details of Auckland Council’s proposed spending plan for 2019 to 2020. Mr Goff has dubbed it his […]
December 15, 2018

Goff Budget fails to address the Housing Crisis

15 December 2018. A majority of Councillors voted to receive Mayor Phil Goff’s Annual Budget proposal, including funding of $5 million for the City Mission’s homelessness […]
December 1, 2018

Higher Attendance Than Mayor Goff

1 December 2018. Rarotonga family holiday tainted by dirty politics. As we accelerate towards the festive season no doubt many of us will be thinking of […]
October 15, 2018

Open the books. Wages ~$100m more than reported

15 October 2018. NZ Herald, by Bernard Orsman. Posted: 13 Oct 2018 The Auckland Council wages bill is approaching $1 billion a year, of which about […]
October 9, 2018

Araparera failure buried

9 October 2019. Two Auckland Council representatives, Councillor Greg Sayers and Local Board member Colin Smith, say they have come to the end of the road in […]
October 9, 2018

$1.3 billion won for Rodney

5 October 2018. Auckland Transport has approved an investment package of $1.3 billion for Rodney. The funding was approved by Auckland Transport on June 20 as […]
October 9, 2018

No! to Goff Budget

Today Cr Greg Sayers from Rodney and Cr Sharon Stewart representing Howick voted against the Auckland Council 10 Year Budget. Cr Sayers says he voted on […]
October 9, 2018

Road Sealing Quadrupled!

Auckland Transport has approved to quadruple its investment into the sealing of unsealed rural roads to improve safety outcomes. The funding approved by the Auckland transport […]
October 9, 2018

Winning of new bus service: Warkworth.

Travel around Warkworth and into Auckland will be much simpler and more convenient from 30 September. A bus service from Warkworth will be connected to Hibiscus […]
October 9, 2018

Mayor Goff faces-off angry Councillors

Last week nine Auckland councillors signed a highly publicised letter criticising the leadership style of Auckland mayor Phil Goff, a style that has been labelled secretive […]
October 9, 2018

Promised Council Savings An Epic Fail

At the last elections Mayor Goff promised he would make efficiency gains in Auckland Council of between 3 to 6 per cent saving $72 million a […]
October 9, 2018

Ditch Rodney Targeted Rate

Rodney councillor Greg Sayers will fight to exclude Rodney from an Auckland regional fuel tax, saying the money raised will do nothing to improve transport in […]