Monthly Archives: November 2010

Release of CBD Rail Link Business Case reveals major differences between Auckland and the government

 Back in August I was criticised by some of my friends in the Green Party for refusing to show up at a rally organised by Keith Locke to demonstrate support for the CBD Rail Link. My reason was simply that as … Continue reading

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St Lukes – ‘worse than a crime – a mistake

Mike Lee’s speech to the Auckland Council opposing the St Luke’s expansion decision. We have heard a lot about ‘fairness’ this morning – I want to know what’s fair about the Auckland Council – the ‘Super City’ – lining up … Continue reading

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Mike Lee ‘maiden speech’ to first meeting of Auckland Council

Rau rangatira ma – kua tae mai nei I te te kaupapa o te ra – te kotahitanga o Tamaki makau rau.  Tena koutou katoa.  Mr Mayor, Members of the Governing body, ladies and gentlemen, greetings and to you all … Continue reading

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Gecko release on tiny Crusoe Island – brings to a close ARC legacy programme

Last Thursday I finally got to achieve an ambition I have had since 1996.  In its last ‘legacy project’ the ARC released 30 common geckoes Hoplodactylus maculatus onto Crusoe or Papakohatu Island in the inner Hauraki Gulf. Crusoe (0.7ha) lies approximately … Continue reading

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