Hundreds of people have protested in Queen Street asking that Len Brown stands down.
The embattled mayor did not turn up to the protest, despite an invitation for him to speak to the crowd, but his face was plastered on banners and signs as the 300-strong march made its way up the main city centre shopping strip.
Chants of “Len Brown stand down” and “If it’s Brown flush it down” echoed out, drawing attention from shoppers and bystanders who stopped to watch the protest go by.
People of all ages came out to show their anger at Mr Brown, pointing not just at his affair with council advisor Bevan Chuang, but his economic policies, hotel upgrades and plans for the city.
Meanwhile Councillor Cameron Brewer has released damning emails that show that the mayor’s office spin that the over the top security arrangements for Len Brown at the opening of the Panmure station was not business as usual, rather it was a special arrangement outside of normal business practice. The next question to ask is why he was provided with Hells Angels gang members as guards.
Auckland Councillor Cameron Brewer has released emails which contradict the absolute assurances given by Auckland Mayor Len Brown and Auckland Transport that the high security guard presence at last month‚Äôs opening of the new Panmure Station was just ‚Äėstandard operational practice‚Äô.¬† Read more »