The benevolence of Mayor Brown

Len Brown is generous…with other peoples money. It seems that Len Brown paid for changing this helpless young thing’s flights so she could experience the whole of Fashion Week.

Oddly enough the highlight of our day wasn’t the amazing shows we saw but in fact the amazing news we received a few hours before our flight. Originally we were scheduled to fly out after Jimmy D to go straight to New York but after meeting Len Brown, the mayor of Auckland, he arranged to cover the costs of changing our flights so we could attend the full week of NZFW. I’m not going to tell you how much this was but let’s just say it was something I never thought possible! Incredibly kind and incredibly surreal.

Too much. How much were the costs? Who actually paid? What approvals were sought for the expenditure? So many questions, I doubt there will be answers.

If Len Brown had focussed on transport arrangements for the World Cup instead of fashion designers perhaps there wouldn’t have been a stuff up last Friday night.


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  • diabolos

    Well – Hitler (Murray) and Keitel (John) are going to fix all that i guess.

    I think there is still more to come out about the incompetence in the bunker yet – and it may not augur well for Adolf and Wilhelm. Who knows?

    • Richard

      Where were you around 3:50am this morning?

  • Gazzaw

    Lets not forget Mrs Brown’s part in this Cam as this generous payment would have come out of their joint bank account. Surely Len wouldn’t have touched the ratepayers up for this?

  • Naylor

    What did Len “really” get in return??? His so called leadership is all about spending ratepayers money. What a pathetic joke.

    • Richard

      Trust there was a happy ending for the Mayor.

  • Tony

    Well – that’s Looney Len alright.

    Typical Socialist – always trying to spend other peoples’ money. I moved from Auckland at exactly the right time.

  • Joes

    Official Information Act?