Fri, 26 Oct 2012 9:34a.m.
A new draft budget released by Auckland Mayor Len Brown is asking Aucklanders to pay for a 2.9 percent rates rise.
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27/10/2012 9:22:07 a.m.
David Thornton wrote:
But the Mayor is not cutting back on capital projects such as Central Rail loop, so more debt, which leads to more interest payments, which means more rates needed.
26/10/2012 10:00:45 a.m.
This Aucklander isn't happy, $3500 rates for a residential home on a half section? Which comedy show did Len Brown fall out of? Get out of glorified showcasing and focus on core infrastructure.
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