What an awesome result. Auckland is so lucky to have Len Brown as the first mayor of the Super City. He has a positive vision, he is an inclusive leader and has a real committment to working with local communities. I support his goal 100% to make Auckland the most liveable city in the world.
In the “capital” of Auckland – the Waitemata Ward area- Mike Lee won decisively on a commitment to work for regional cohesion and vision in the new Council. He brings heaps of experience and skills to the role and will be a huge asset to Len particularly in moving ahead with long overdue transport projects.
I am really thrilled to have been elected on to the Waitemata Local Board together with my City Vision colleagues Shale Chambers, Jesse Chalmers, Christopher Dempsey and Tricia Reade. We will get sworn in at our first public meeting on 3 November at 6.30pm in the Auckland Town Hall.
Thank you for voting for the go ahead, community- focused team. We have a really good balance of experience and skills and I’m confident we will be able to work together effectively. It is exciting times in Auckland and I’m looking forward to working hard for the community and ensuring we have a strong local board that can deliver on local issues.
Personally I also owe a huge amount of thanks for all the support I have received, especially from Grey Lynn 2030 , the Cycle Action Auckland Committee and the whole City Vision team who have worked so well together over the campaign.