A song for Len now he is getting back to business

Len Brown thinks he is “back in business“.

Auckland’s councillors, deputy mayor Penny Hulse and Brown will be formally inaugurated at a council governing body meeting this evening.

Brown said he did not feel under any pressure before the inauguration.

“This is a real time for celebration and moving forward and the inauguration is an important part of establishing the second term,” he said.

“We have got six new councillors, it is a great night for them.

“We have also just announced that Penny Hulse will be the deputy mayor for Auckland again. She did a great job in the first term and will do a great job in the second term.”

Brown said he wanted to send a message to community that the council was “back in business”.  

“We are doing the business of the city,” he said.

“We will be making some clear statements tonight about what the challenges are for us going forward. I am really looking forward to the opportunity for us once more to move into Auckland mode.”

The only statement I want from Len Brown is a statement about his resignation and the timetable for a by-election.

Meanwhile the Flight of Conchords has an appropriate song for Len Brown getting back to business.


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