The Auckland Ratepayers Alliance has provided Mayoral candidate Craig Lord with a fascinating view of Council operations after sharing an OIA that requested the ‘essential’ staff numbers during the COVID lockdowns.
Mayoral candidate Wayne Brown was unable to sufficiently answer questions from the floor, or from opposing candidate Lord at the Massey and Birdwood debate Monday night.
An online poll created by a community member who didn’t trust the data coming from the Curia and Auckland Ratepayers Alliance polls or other polling companies decided to conduct his own one using a more modern approach - and the results are somewhat explosive.
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord wants to bring a new form of democracy directly to the residents of Auckland - utilising technology.
So much has been said by politicians, opinion-writing journalists, and parties with vested interests about how to revitalise Auckland’s CBD, but it seems none of them have asked the general Aucklander as to what they believe the issues are. I have, and the responses haven’t shocked me, in fact, they are glaringly obvious.
I think everyone needs to take a step back and look at what Covid has done - not just to the CBD but also to the entire Auckland Region.
Mayoral candidate Craig Lord will not consider allocating ratepayer funds towards businesses for their security measures.
Auckland CCO’s - What would I do?
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My thoughts, ideas, visions and policies.