Monthly Archive: August 2010

No Sell-Out Of Our Port! 0

No Sell-Out Of Our Port!

ARC Group success underscores why Auckland’s publicly owned Port must not be privatised  The ARC Group (ARC, ARH and ARTA) has had an extremely successful period chalking up major strategic achievements.  On top of the political successes of...

Welcome Speech for the Korean Navy 3

Welcome Speech for the Korean Navy

Anyeong hashimnigga, iarobun Aucklandé oshin kozui.  Hanyeong hamnida   I wish to acknowledge Mr. Young-geol Kim, Consul-General of the Republic of Korea in Auckland; Captain Dean McDougall, Captain Fleet Operational Support RNZN; Mr. Jim Newman,...

ARC Beats Rent Hike 0

ARC Beats Rent Hike

A thirty-seven percent rent hike on the Auckland Regional Council’s Pitt Street offices from 1 February 2009 has been averted by Chairman Mike Lee’s insistence that the increase was too high to be justified....

Steven Joyce and Auckland rail projects – a case of ‘Pot Calling the kettle black’? 1

Steven Joyce and Auckland rail projects – a case of ‘Pot Calling the kettle black’?

While it is understandable the Transport Minister Steven Joyce wants to puncture some of the more overblown ‘rail everywhere’ rhetoric of Super Mayor hopefuls, he could give some thought to applying the same sort...