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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 […]

Mike Lee backs the City Vision team for the Waitemata Local Board

Media Release City Vision – Waitemata Local Board Team Mike Lee, Chairman of the Auckland Regional Council and Candidate for the Waitemata and Gulf Ward has given his strong backing to the City Vision Team standing for the Waitemata Local Board. Waitemata  is one of the most contested Local Boards of the 21 in the […]

Auckland’s first 21st Century Cycle Event

Cycle Style Auckland Conventional thinking says you can’t ride a bike without looking like a dork. Conventional thinking is wrong. The streets are filling up with cyclists and one reason it’s happening is that people have realised that it is entirely possible to look very good on a bike- stylish, in fact. Not only that […]

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 […]

AECT Election: The Power is With the Community

Press Release: Grey Lynn 2030 28 October 2009 With only 2 days remaining in the AECT election a disappointing 14.65% of eligible voters have so far returned postal ballots to decide the 5 trustees of the Trust. At the same time in the 2003 election the turnout was only slightly better at 17.5%. Independent Candidate […]

Media Release: Voters not aware of their valuable asset

Only 21% of eligible voters cast their votes in the last election for the trustees of the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust in 2006.  This low turnout is surprising because the asset of the Trust is worth approximately $1.5 billion – a 75.1% holding in Vector Ltd. The Trust received a $98 million dividend from its […]

Media Release

Transition Town Candidate to contest AECT election Thursday 17 September 2009 Community candidate challenges Vector’s sustainability path A corporate lawyer with experience working for regulated industries will stand as an independent candidate in this year’s election for trustees to the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust. Pippa Coom, who has worked for Vector Limited, which is majority […]