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Suddenly, it’s all gone toxic at Auckland Council. It’s sudden, because as Mayor Phil Goff says, only last month the councillors put on a remarkable show of unity to pass his 10-year budget.

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NZ Herald

The Herald reports that nine Auckland City councillors have signed a letter of no confidence in mayor Phil Goff, but Goff says he did not know anything about the letter, would not comment on it, but that he was ‘was not particularly concerned’ about the stadium issue (that seems to have led to the loss […]

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NZ Politics

Phil Goff gets more sneaky and furtive — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Auckland Councillors are not best pleased with the sneaky and furtive antics of Phil Goff in his attempt to hide a report into his stadium project that cost ratepayers nearly a million dollars.

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Whaleoil

A Part of Auckland that is Forever Croatia

The legacy of 19th century migration of Dalmatians to Auckland lives on in one of New Zealand’s most celebrated Football clubs.

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Football

The government really hates Auckland: here comes another tax — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

This government really hate Auckland. They are pinging motorists with massive fuel tax hikes to fund public transport bludgers, they’ve cancelled road improvements, and now they seem intent on taxing us for our rubbish: Quote: New Zealanders could pay a $140 per tonne tax to dump waste at all landfills across the country as piles of…

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Whaleoil

13 councillors who need rinsing next year — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

The Auckland Council has voted to tax its residents even harder. 13 councillors have voted to tax motorists even harder in order to further subsidise users of public transport.

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Can Auckland Council and Goff be trusted? — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Can Auckland Council and Goff be trusted? Tim Hunter at NBR doesn’t think so: Quote: If Auckland Council wore a flat cap, cupped a fag end in its fist and stood on a street corner keeping an eye out for the cops it could scarcely look more shifty.

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