Clown of Campbells Bay

The drink takes its toll?

Moments after the Clown of Campbells Bay, Andrew Williams, is kicked into touch, Winston starts to bang on about binge drinking.

Mere coincidence or a telling sign?

Being drunk in a public place will be an offence if NZ First has its way after the election.

Party leader Winston Peters also wants more police on the beat.

He says the government hasn’t increased the police budget in six years despite population increases.

“They went further in the last budget and actually took $40 million from the police budget,” he told a public meeting on Wednesday.

“That’s why they go to extraordinary lengths to convince you crime is dropping.”  Read more »

Clown of Campbells Bay accused of bullying staff

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Clown of Campbells Bay, Andrew Williams, accused of bullying staff

I knew he couldn’t last a term without some sort of scandal.

Andrew Williams is making headlines again, and once again for all the wrong reasons.

The man is unfit for public office, his long list of embarrassments preclude that. Fortunately for him MMP allows unelectable people to sneak into parliament via the list.

Two female New Zealand First employees have received payouts after being “bullied” out of their jobs by MP Andrew Williams.

Williams is understood to have sent abusive late-night texts and emails to former executive assistant Rebecca Papprill, who worked for him in Parliament.

Williams also locked party worker Karen Potter out of a NZ First office on Auckland’s North Shore.

Both women are understood to have complained to the Parliamentary Service and received confidential settlements after mediation.  Read more »

The Clown of Campbells Bay is in awe of Len Brown’s time management

clownIn another award winning piece, the Herald’s gurnard writes:

One of the most puzzling aspects of the Len Brown scandal is when he found time to cheat on his wife, says former North Shore City mayor-turned-MP Andrew Williams.   Read more »

At least he wasn’t pissing up against a tree

Our pinko mate has outed the former drunken Mayor of North Shore, the Clown of Campbells Bay, for being a hyperventilating idiot.

He also had a bad day in the house this week when Jami-lee Ross got up him. Andrew Williams really is a travesty.

At least he wasn’t pissing up against a tree.

Round One to Maggie

Round one to Maggie Barry.

No pohutukawa is safe now Andrew Williams is running for election in the North Shore, National candidate Maggie Barry says.

The Clown of Campbells Bay, Andrew Williams has been caught in splashback after attempting to piss on Maggie.

Winston it wasn't the media, it was me!

Winston Peters is upset and grumpy because I rumbled their big announcement that the Clown of Campbells Bay is joining the pensioner of St Mary’s Bay as a NZ First candidate.

These guys really are the gift that keeps on giving.

He refused to say how long Williams has been a member of the party, citing privacy laws. ”It’s none of your business,” he said.

Williams came fourth in the race for the mayoralty in October with just over 3800 votes.  He was a local councillor between 2001 and 2004.

Peters said Williams, 52,  has “significant experience” in local government and international trade ”and he has got many other qualities as well”.

Yeah one of those qualities is the ability to walk the length of Hurstmere Road without urinating on a tree, he waited till he was around the corner before letting loose.

Asked if Williams would become a spokesman for any issue, Peters responded with: “God, you dick. We will announce the spokespeople in the fullness of time.”

No Winston it is you who is the dick. Winston likes announcing things in the fullness of time, like when he intends to pay us back our $158,000.

He dismissed Williams reputation for sending ”aggressive” late night emails to other politicians, including John Key.

”He sent text messages at a time when Parliament was rising at 12 at night. It’s as clear as day that it was someone who was sending curse, cogent, on the point text messages at that hour of the night.”

The missive to Key was sent at 3.30am and Williams later admitted he could not recall sending the text, blaming painkillers. He also messaged Jonathan Coleman, Wayne Mapp and Murray McCully, as Parliament debated super city legislation.

He blamed other reports on Williams’ behaviour, such as urinating against a Takapuna tree, on the media.

Winston you old goat, it wasn’t the media, it was all me, and now Andrew Williams and you are attempting to come back I can see a hugely fun campaign telling the voters the truth about both of you.

The NZ First candidate for North Shore is…

The Clown of Campbells Bay, Andrew Williams has been “selected” by NZ First for North Shore. I would have thought he would’ve got the hint when he was thrown from office at the local body elections.

How appropriate that he has hitched his flagon…ooops….wagon to a corrupt, scotch swilling fraud.

I think it may be time to release the drunken emails he sent to the Police about me that I obtained under the OIA.

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The Drunk Driving Clown of Campbells Bay

The story was broken here first on Friday night, and it looks likes Jonathan Marshall has spent most of Saturday tracking down the details. For some reason the story isn’t online so here it is in all its glory.

Once again the boozy mayor has become an embarrassment for his appalling drinking habit. I warned him to seek help during the election campaign and he reacted with denial and vitriol. He even angrily attacked John Banks when he suggested Andrew Williams stop drinking.

No doubt he will explain all this away as being on important last minute council business, or like with the incident when he assaulted an ambulance officer after collapsing in a drunken stupor, it could well be the return of the “Chinese Lurgy”.

What Andrew Williams really needs to do is forget about standing for NZ First or some Michael Laws led party and sort out his anger and drinking problems.

The story leaves many unanswered questions though

  • Why was back up required?
  • Did Williams get aggressive?
  • Did he pull the old “Do you know who I am” excuse?
  • Did he demand the North Shore District Commander Les Patterson make it all go away?
  • Why has no enforcement action been taken?
  • Is this another case of celebrity “justice”?

Either way I feel vindicated that everything I have ever said about Andrew Williams has been true.

Andrew Williams in Drink Driving outrage

Andrew Williams – The Campaign Video

Just received this via email. I think it is Andrew Williams campaign video. Still waiting for the cops Andy, still waiting.

Power of Recall needed for Supercity

The Mad Mayor of North Shore, Andrew Williams, the Clown of Campbells Bay has proven yet again why Rodney Hide needs to seriously consider the adding the power of recall into the legislation for the new Auckland Super City.

It is idiots like Andrew Williams that do the reputation of good governance no service at all with their antics.

Glenfield Community Board member and former councillor David Thorton agrees and calls for the Power of Recall.

In a media release yesterday, “Hide’s fundraising rort the first of many”, North Shore Andrew Williams once again lodges into an ill-informed personal attack on a government minister.

Mayor Williams gets paid a sizeable salary by his ratepayers and should not be spending even more ratepayers’ money on making continued rude, personal and unnecessary media attacks on Local Government Minister Rodney Hide.

His latest outburst concerns an ACT Party fundraiser in Christchurch – and has no relevance at all to the ratepayers of North Shore City .

For many months Mayor Williams has achieved notoriety for his personal attacks on other mayors and government ministers – with absolutely nothing gained for the city he is meant to be serving.

If New Zealand had a system of ‘recall’ for elected members who failed their voters I believe Mayor Williams would have been long gone.

He has presided over a council which introduced the highest rates increases in the Auckland region and one of the highest in the country.

His council, in secret – without consultation, paid over $4 million for a beachfront house that was valued at just over $2 million.

In an ongoing battle, victims of a landslip have been trying to get a fair deal from Mayor William’s council – but have been refused information as all meetings on solutions to their problems are held in secret.

For a city the size of Auckland i believe that Minister Hide would do well to introduce recall provisions to the Supercity Bill so the public do not have to suffer the vagaries of meat-axes like Williams or fools like Hubbard.