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February 21, 2021

Auckland Council: Massive 16% rates grab at rural property owners!

23 February 2021. People will be shocked and deeply concerned to learn that on top the Mayor’s proposed average rates increase of 5 percent this year, […]
January 19, 2021

What is Auckland Council’s core business? :Greg Sayers

19 January 2021. NZ Herald. After a year of debating to figure out how Auckland Council can financially balance its books the Mayor’s 10 year budget […]
January 14, 2021

𝗦𝗮𝘆𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗪𝗵𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗕𝗹𝗼𝘄𝘀: 𝗙𝘂𝗲𝗹 𝗧𝗮𝘅 𝗥𝗶𝗽 𝗢𝗳𝗳

21 December 2020. Have you wondered why Auckland’s roads look patchy and seemingly not that well maintained. Even sealed roads are falling apart at different locations […]
November 25, 2020

Sayers blasts Council for “misuse” of regional fuel tax.

16 November. Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers says Auckland Council is exploiting a legal loophole allowing it to use millions of dollars collected in regional fuel taxes […]
November 25, 2020

Application made to potentially review Rodney’s internal election boundaries.

11 November. The Mayor and Councillors will be asked if they potentially support changing subdivision election boundaries within the northern local board area of Rodney in […]
November 3, 2020

Water Tank Worries

6 September 2020. By Greg Sayers, Rodney Councillor. Auckland Council has launched a tanker programme is delivering relief to parched rural communities. Auckland Council has sent […]
October 4, 2020

Council Controlled Organisations: Reviewed if fit for purpose.

31 August. By Cr Greg Sayers. An independent review, initiated by the Mayor of Auckland, of Council’s five Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs) has highlighted a number […]
August 1, 2020

Coatesville-Riverhead Highway Speed Limit – Cr Sayers’ Petition

30 July. There is strong disgruntlement from our local community about Auckland Transport’s announcement this month that the Coatesville Riverhead Highway is to have its speed […]
July 22, 2020

Iwi unite – “Stop the Dome Valley landfill”

22 July. Cr Greg Sayers says the Hikoi (a protest march) was about saving the Kaipara Harbour from a major landfill. Local iwi say it is […]
July 21, 2020

75% of Rodney Ratepayers Say “No” to Rates Increase

16 July. Auckland Council voted to support Mayor Phil Goff’s 3.5% general rates increase. Rodney Councillor Greg Sayers was one of three Councillors who voted against […]
July 9, 2020

Dome Valley Landfill?

1 July 2020. As the controversial Dome Valley landfill resource consent application progresses, Councillor Greg Sayers says we should be investigating waste-to-energy as an alternative. This […]
June 29, 2020

Second Toll Rejected by Rodney: Sayers Survey

29 June. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency asked people to have their say on a proposal to toll the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to […]