Electric bikes save time, money and the environment

Councillor Cathy Casey discusses the joys of commuting to the Auckland Town Hall by e-bike. It’s all Sam Trowsdale’s fault. In April last year he invited me to go for a cycle ride with him down Dominion Road to check out some safety issues. He even lent me...

Councillors unite to get tolling referendum

Media Release:  Auckland Councillors are uniting to ensure the people of Auckland are given the opportunity by way of referendum on the question of alternative transport funding options, including a motorway network charge. In an historic precedent that unites left...

Don’t blame the dog – it’s up to us

This opinion piece by Dr Cathy Casey, Albert-Eden- Roskill Ward Councillor was first published in the NZ Herald ‘It is not the dog’s fault” was the message I delivered in my speech when opening the Kennel Club’s national dog show at the...

Good news for the Khartoum Place Suffrage Memorial

Good news for the Auckland Women’s Suffrage Memorial, Margaret Wilson and the National Council of Women. Cr Cathy Casey moved the last amendment  at the end of 5 days of Unitary Plan meetings to get support for lifting the proposed draft Unitary Plan designation...

A win for affordable housing

 The first day of three days of Unitary Plan deliberations ended with Cathy Casey successfully moving an amendment to the affordable housing provisions. She got support by 12 votes to 8 for  “A requirement for all residential development of 15 or more dwellings...

No party pill testing on animals protest

Two weeks ago the National-led Government voted in favour of testing legal high drugs on defenceless animals. I joined the Auckland march on 30 July along with thousands of others to tell the Government that we don’t want party pills tested out on defenceless...

Begging a social issue not a crime

Opinion piece of City Vision Councillor for Albert-Eden- Roskill, Cathy Casey. Published in the NZ Herald, 4 July 2013 Bylaw will undo many years of positive action by Auckland City Council and put more pressure on policeYou are strolling down Queen St. There is an...

Lazy owners send dogs to their deaths

Opinion piece of City Vision Councillor for Albert-Eden- Roskill, Cathy Casey. Published in the NZ Herald, 5 June 2013 Hundreds of unwanted animals end their lives in a sterile room awaiting destruction, writes Cathy Casey. Cath Casey demonstrates the way impounded...

Cathy Casey: Your Councillor

Report card from October 2012 Cathy Casey was rated as one of the Council’s most effective elected Councillors by the NZ Herald  ( Auckland Super City score card: How they rate. 2 May 2012). Hard working with plenty of experience, Cathy has worked hard to bring...

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