Have you ever thought of a rates decrease Len…ever?

Len Brown really takes the cake…when he isn’t slapping his face , running a glad eye over asian beauties, or lying through his teeth about his position on almost everything, he is shamelessly running his lies about his never ending rates increases.

Here is his latest line:

He doubted the significant rates cuts promised by Palino would be feasible. “I have nine years’ experience of setting rates increases in and around the rate of inflation,” he said. “People can promise all sorts of things, but I don’t just make promises … I actually deliver, and that is the difference.

“What is important to me is what is important to most Aucklanders. And that means tackling issues like rates, transport, employment and building more houses.” 

Yes Len, you do deliver…rates increases, and it is a lie that they are around the rate of inflation. Len Brown uses what he likes to call the COuncil internal rate of inflation…which is a made up figure because the biggest contributor to council inflation is his rates increases. Conveniently for the Mayor this is 4 or 5% above the real rate of inflation that everyone else uses.

When are we going to get a proper politician prepared to say no to people, and reduce rates and waste?

Still…anyone but Len is the catch cry…and John Palino has the best chance of tipping the little flake out.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

To read Cam’s previous articles click on his name in blue.

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