Rachel chats to His Worship about Pacific leaders that are calling for a cultural center, whether we need to change regulations around freedom camping, and what's happening with the chickens in Titirangi?
A little earlier this morning, His Worship fits in a quick chat up in between a busy week. As local body elections draw closer, the Mayor tells us how to register a special vote if you haven't enrolled yet. Also talking about a new recycling scheme, and some nasty comments councillors receive online.
The Mayor talks to Rachel after things escalated at Ihumātao last night, the pair discuss the police presence and where the council stands in finding solutions to help de-escalate the situation. Also talking about where our rates go and hardship plans for business around the building of the rail link.
The Mayor, Phil Goff, talks to Rachel about Ihumātao, council's role to play in the situation, and what the next steps are for seeking a resolution. The pair also discuss the incoming changes to High Street. Big things.
His Worship chats to Rachel about the state of housing in Tāmaki Makaurau and how intensification is perceived. Also,covering some of the congestion issues that Aucklander's are facing and how a big corporation's waste ended up in Queen Street's storm drains.
His Worship and Rachel tackle the big topic we're all facing, climate change. Rachel wants to know what our council has in place to help fight climate change. And while talking electric cars and public transport, Rachel asks about the Waiheke ferry, what's going on there?
Rachel catches up with His Worship about the big bucks, with $500 million going into the Auckland City Rail Link project, but Rachel wants to know when we can we expect to actually see this? Rachel also asks about the councils proposal for the goverment to make all homes accessible in Building Act review.