Hi neighbours, lawyer Arena Williams will represent the electorate of Manurewa in Parliament for the next three years. The 30-year-old stormed to victory with more than 10,000 votes over her closest rival, National’s Nuwi Samarakone. She said her priority would be justice reform and affordable housing. The Manurewa electorate includes the suburbs of Clendon Park, Weymouth and Wiri, as well as some streets in Manukau and Manurewa.
Aucklanders will see their rates bills soar 5 per cent to help counteract a $1 billion fall in council revenue over the next four years.
The one-off hike, up from a planned 3.5 per cent increase, will add $36 to the rates bill of an average value home before annual increases return to the previous path of 3.5 per cent rises.
The proposed increase is included in the update of Auckland Council's 10-year budget, which starts in July.
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Drivers could be taxed $3.50 to enter the CBD during peak hour.
The congestion charge of up to $3.50 could be implemented within three years under a proposal unveiled by officials.
It is hoped a congestion charge would spur people to leave their cars behind but there are concerns those who are less well off could feel the pinch.
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Hi Auckland neighbours,
Have you been the victim of parcel theft?
If so, what happened? When and where?
Which items went missing? What was their value?
How do you feel about the theft?
Have you had compensation for your missing items?
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