Auckland Council

Road maggot wants cars to slow down

It seems that some road maggots aren?t satisfied with the cycle lanes they never use. Now one of them is demanding that we all slow down for them. Quote.

Quote:A man who was injured after he was knocked off his bike at a busy Auckland intersection has hit out at what called a culture of “maiming and killing” on New Zealand’s roads.

Speaking to the Herald after a full list of roads and streets which could see lower speed limits introduced was released by Auckland Council yesterday, Bruce Jarvis says he’s lucky to be alive following the Auckland Anniversary Day crash – and things could have turned out differently if the car had been going any faster.

Jarvis, who lives in Grey Lynn, was run over as he cycled through the intersection of Great North Rd and the State Highway 16 Northwestern Motorway off-ramp on the morning of January 28.

[?] The car was travelling under the 50km/h speed limit as the driver approached the intersection coming off SH16 and merged onto Great North Rd when she hit Jarvis.End of quote.

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Council to drivers: No car parks for you!

No soup for you!

A 33-unit apartment building has been built in Auckland without any car parks, which developers say is the way of the future, but local businesses say it will just lead to more congestion.

The Daisy Apartments opened in Kingsland this month, Stuff reports, but tenants will not have any internal parking and will be forced to use the street.

Developers Ockham Residential have said this is the way of the future, and that major transport hubs are less than 100m away.

If they think everyone is going to give up their cars for the bus or a bike, they’re dreamin’.

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LGBTQ activists, feel free to speak up at any time…

In Germany, Muslim parents have ganged up to protest against their preschool children having a gay teacher. In Auckland, the council has provided a segregated Muslim Women-only swimming programme for 12 years. When you provide discriminatory services to Muslims they will eventually demand more ” culturally appropriate” services. In Germany, they are now demanding homosexual free education. If you allow sexual and religious segregation in a country that supports equal rights how is that any different to allowing discrimination against homosexuals? New Zealand is no better than Germany we are just a few years behind in the process of cultural jihad.

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NZ Human Rights Commission focus on the molehill not the mountain


We all understand that racism is bad but we also acknowledge that racism is about thinking that someone is inferior because of the colour of their skin. It is not racist to criticise a person’s character or actions. It is not racist to point out facts about a group of people. If you are going to complain about racist abuse on facebook you would think that the NZ Human Right’s commission?would bother to screenshot an actual example of racist abuse rather than a statement of opinion that has nothing to do with race or skin colour.

Given the level of racist abuse that they claim was on the police facebook page, was a comment about immigrants needing to speak English before being accepted into New Zealand really the best example they could find?

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Auckland Council bans rates feedback from ratepayers

The Auckland Ratepayers Alliance reports on some underhanded ratbaggery from Phil Goff and his council:

Earlier in the week submissions closed on Auckland Council’s Annual Budget – the document which sets rates for the financial year beginning in July.

As per usual, your team at the Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance sent in a submission on behalf of hard-working ratepayers like you (a summary of the submission is below). We asked to present in person to Councillors, as has been common in the past. One of the issues the Council will be considering is Phil Goff’s proposal to increase the wages of the Council and impose a “living wage” for all staff. We had lined up an expert labour economist who used to work for the Department of Labour to present to Councillors.

We’ve now discovered that to avoid having to listen to ratepayers, Councillors resolved not to allow people to submit in person on this year?s budget. They didn?t even want us ? New Zealand?s largest ratepayer group – to present. They said ratepayers are not a ?key stakeholder?. ? Read more »

Bill English will pay for Phil’s glory project, but he has to pick just one



Prime Minister Bill English has promised funding for Auckland’s infrastructure, as long as the rapidly-growing city can decide what its priorities are.

Speaking to about 250 business people at an event hosted by Business North Harbour on Tuesday, English outlined the Government’s plans to tackle big issues facing New Zealand.

New Zealand faced the “right sort of problems” of having to invest in infrastructure to cope with growth, he said.

New Zealand might in a general sense, but Auckland suffers from nearly 50 years of under-investment in its infrastructure. ? Read more »

Phil Goff’s bed tax in jeopardy

Phil Goff’s bed tax proposal is in tatters after last week, it’s just that no one knows about his major setback, especially Desley Simpson who even posted a video in support of the proposal.

It became apparent last Monday that Goff doesn’t have the numbers to pass his bed tax proposal despite the big push in media and from councillors like Desley Simpson. ? Read more »

A new version of the YMCA classic hit


The YMCA used to stand for Young Men’s Christian Association but now the song goes something like this…

Mount Roskill Village People

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Which gender and ethnicity drowns the most in New Zealand?




Drowning is the fourth highest cause of accidental death in New Zealand so some would argue that swimming programmes targeting the gender and ethnicity of those most likely to drown are a very good idea. WaterSafe certainly believes that the ratepayer-funded FREE Muslim Women’s Swimming programme that has been running for 12 years in Mount Roskill is justified despite the drowning?statistics not revealing religious affiliation. Interestingly what the statistics do reveal is that men not women are most at risk of drowning.

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I’m sure they meant to say, Fee paying Women’s learn to swim programme


It is ridiculous enough to become a meme. The Auckland council’s spokesperson denied the existence of Muslim Women’s Swimming lessons, refused to answer my questions about them and said that they provided Women only lessons that all women were welcome to sign up for.

The women only swim times are not limited to women of the Muslim faith.

That is what he said but this is the WaterSafe swimming programme registration form:

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