137 days ago

Youth politicians accuse Auckland Council of 'ageism'

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

Auckland Council has been accused of ageism for paying members of its youth panel 30 per cent less than its older advisors.

Members of its youth advisory board, who are aged 14 to 24, are paid $173 per meeting, but a review has recommended the council raise their pay to match the rate of $250 per meeting, that members of other demographic panels get.

What do you think? Should young people get a pay rise? Read the full story here.

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4 days ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

11 days ago

Cameras help cut red-light-running but thousands still do it

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, motorists running through red traffic lights create some of the highest death and injury risks. Auckland Transport's roll-out of cameras is making a difference, but do you think penalties are tough enough ? Read the story below:

3 days ago

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