Hubbard embarrassed into backdown

$17.4m blowout confirmedThe full extent of cost blowouts on the troubled Queen St upgrade and four other central city projects confirm officers are seeking an extra $17.4 million for urban design improvements, as revealed by the Herald yesterday. After… [Auckland News]

Hubbard has been shamed into releasing details of more massive budget blowouts by his council after the Herald pointed out his previous campaign promises of openness, transparency and accountability when he became mayor nearly three years ago.

The flip-flopping and hypocrisy of this guy know no bounds. It is a wonder his company ever made any money if this is the style of his leadership.