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Strong result for City Vision and centre-left

Media Release from City Vision 13 October 2013 Strong result for City Vision and centre-left “The 2013 Auckland Council elections have seen a strong performance from City Vision and progressive teams across the Auckland isthmus”, says Gwen Shaw, Campaign Co-ordinator for City Vision. “On the Auckland Isthmus City Vision achieved the following results: In the […]

Final days to vote – head to the library

Media release from City Vision 9 October 2013 City Vision is reminding people that Wednesday 9 October is the final day for posting votes in the Auckland Council elections. After the post has been cleared on Wednesday, people will need to head to their local library to cast their votes. “Wednesday 9 October is the […]

City Vision campaign launched

It was great to be at the  City Vision campaign launch on Sunday 4 August with such an enthusiastic and positive buzz of candidates and supporters. Chair Robert Gallagher welcomed Mayor Len Brown and a strong presence of MPs – local Mt Roskill MP Phil Goff, Mt Albert’s David Shearer, Jacinda Ardern and Denise Roche from […]

Progress for progressive values in Waitemata

City Vision media release 1 November 2012 With one year until the local government election, elected representatives from City Vision in Waitemata are pleased with their achievements promoting progressive policies since the new council was established. The new Auckland Council came into existence two years ago and at that time many people worried it would […]

Fair Trade Auckland – we did it

You know it is going to be a good gig when the Mayor takes off his tie and jacket, throws away his speech and gets ready to sing. Len was responding to the wonderfully warm and festive reception from everyone gathered to celebrate Auckland becoming a Fair trade City. Michael Toliman, the coffee farmer from […]

Renumeration rates for Local Board members

As one of the City Vision candidates standing for the Waitemata Local Board I, like the other 6 candidates, put myself forward for selection before the Remuneration Authority released its determination on elected member salaries for the new Auckland Council. It demonstrated a commitment to public service and a willingness to do the job regardless […]

Community Independent to stand for City Vision for Waitemata Local Board

I feel very fortunate and privileged to have been selected yesterday to be one of the 7 City Vision Candidates standing for the Waitemata Local Board. Here is my full speech prepared for the Selection Meeting at the Grey Lynn Community Centre on Saturday 19 June 2010. I’m Pippa Coom I’m seeking selection as a […]

City Vision Endorses Mike Lee as Council Candidate for Waitemata Ward

City Vision Media Release Friday, 18 June 2010 City Vision is pleased to endorse Mike Lee, Chair of the Auckland Regional Council, as our Council Candidate for the Waitemata & Gulf ward of the new Auckland Council. City Vision Chair Robert Gallagher says “Mike Lee has over 15 years of public service as an elected […]