Sayers News

November 12, 2017

Stop Siphoning Rural Rates!

‘Time to stop siphoning rural ratepayers’ – NBR article August 2017 Rural ratepayers are being robbed blind by the Auckland super city, claims Rodney councillor Greg […]
November 12, 2017

Fighting for Trains to Huapai

Trains to Huapai is a battle worth fighting, says Rodney councillor Greg Sayers. He will soon meet with Auckland Transport’s chief executive to discuss how this can be […]
November 12, 2017

Council is creating Homelessness

Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers spent one night sleeping rough this month to draw attention to increasing homelessness in Rodney and the lack of affordable housing in […]
June 29, 2017

Sayers As Our Next Mayor

I want to publicly congratulate Rodney councillor Greg Sayers on his efforts for our area to date. He is standing up for the nor-west which is […]
June 12, 2017

Goff’s treachery exposed

Rodney accommodation providers dodged a bullet after a controversial targeted rate – dubbed a “pillow tax” – was passed by Auckland Council’s Finance and Performance Committee, […]
May 24, 2017

Guest Post: Why I Oppose the Pillow Tax

A guest post by Auckland Councillor Greg Sayers: When there is a vote for the Mayor’s targeted rate on hotels to fund the Council owned ATEED […]
May 23, 2017
Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers has spoken out against Mayor Phil Goff's "pillow tax".

Greg Sayers opposes Mayor Phil Goff’s ‘pillow tax’

Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers is lending his voice to a number of Auckland accommodation providers unhappy with Auckland Mayor Phil Goff’s controversial “pillow tax”. The opposition […]
April 11, 2017
Auckland Council promises return to local contractors

Auckland Council promises return to local contractors

Auckland Council is heralding a new era in the maintenance of parks, buildings and open spaces after June 30, which will open the door for more […]
March 27, 2017
Greg Sayers says the immigration policy will negatively impact Rodney.

Immigration policy will negatively impact Rodney

Government’s immigration policy will negatively impact Rodney’s rural townships, according to Rodney ward councillor Greg Sayers. Sayers says this issue will allow an influx of more than 33,000 new immigrants a […]
January 20, 2017

Tauranga’s planning puts Auckland’s in the shade

If Aucklanders want value for money from infrastructure projects we should expect our elected officials to be more consistent and predictable in planning the city’s path. […]
January 17, 2017

Figures presented by council a ‘disappointment’

Quarterly reports were presented to councillors by council-controlled organisations (CCOs) such as Auckland Transport and the Ports of Auckland in December. He says the quality of the […]
December 22, 2016

Rodney councillor fights for 2 per cent rates rise

The decision comes after a debate between Rodney’s councillor Greg Sayers and mayor Phil Goff at Auckland Council’s Governing Body meeting on December 15. To hold a […]