Ward boundary changes for the October 2019 election

Ward boundary changes for the October 2019 election

Under the Local Electoral Act 2001 Councils throughout New Zealand must review their electoral representation arrangements at least every six years. The review includes names of wards and local boards, ward boundaries, the number of elected local board members, and...
Mike Lee: Public Transport Champion

Mike Lee: Public Transport Champion

Press Release:  Public Transport Users Association Wednesday 21 Sept 2016 (for immediate release) Mike Lee the Legend of Auckland Public Transport As voters consider their choices in the upcoming local government elections, the Public Transport Users Association has...
The “independent” opposition firing blanks

The “independent” opposition firing blanks

At election time it is a well-known right wing tactic to mount a smear campaign and spread misrepresentations especially when the going gets tough. This time however Greg Moyle (standing against Cr Mike Lee for the Waitemata & Gulf ward) is firing blanks – and...
Decision time for Auckland

Decision time for Auckland

I have been very proud to serve the Waitemata & Gulf Ward over the first three years of the Super City. The ward based around the parliamentary seat of Auckland Central but including Parnell and Newmarket comprises Auckland’s most historic suburbs Ponsonby, Grey...
Auckland deserves better transport

Auckland deserves better transport

The latest public transport patronage figures show a complicated picture which has provided various interpretations.  The 12 months September 2012 to August 2013 figures are 3.3% lower than September 2011 to August 2012. However, the second period includes the RWC...