Phil Goff is still not officially saying he is running for Auckland’s mayoralty, but he sure is talking a great deal about it all.
Auckland mayoral prospect Phil Goff says he would run the city differently from the current “presidential” style of leadership.
In a local television interview the Mt Roskill Labour MP has reiterated that he’s seriously considering standing for mayor, but claims he still hasn’t made the final decision.
The longtime Auckland politician has clearly been putting in the legwork,however, meeting with a wide range of interest groups in the city including youth environment movement Generation Zero and Transport Blog commentators.
Phil’s only problem stopping him from formally announcing his bid is his missus. It is understood from my Labour sources that she wants nothing of it, and was hoping that after 34 years as a Labour MP he was finally going to retire. The word is she isn’t at all happy about latest developments. Read more »