Monthly Archives: May 2016

Auckland’s disproportionate growth – not sustainable nor affordable

A letter I wrote to the Minister of Building and Housing Nick Smith requesting a revocation of a special housing area (SHA) at Kelmarna Avenue, Herne Bay, provoked a furious response. It has also set off a debate about the … Continue reading

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The Nick Smith File

Letter to Hon Dr Nick Smith from Cr Mike Lee 22-April-2016 (1) Letter to Mike Lee from Hon Dr Nick Smith (2) Letter to Hon Dr Nick Smith 16-May-2016 (3)

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First speech as chairman of the ARC – 21.10. 2004

‘Honoured guests ladies and gentlemen, I wish to endorse our Chief Executive’s welcome to you all. A special welcome to the Mayor of Auckland City and to district councillors, Management of Watercare Services, trustees of the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust … Continue reading

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My grandfather’s letter

I have had quite a long association with the Ponsonby during my time in politics, first with the Auckland Regional Council (I was first elected to the ARC ‘Auckland Central’ electorate in February 1992) and then as Auckland councillor for … Continue reading

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