CCOs merger will save $67 million for Auckland Council

CCOs merger will save $67 million for Auckland Council

Auckland, August 12, 2020 I welcome an independent review which includes a recommendation to merge two of Auckland’s Council-Controlled Organisations (CCOs) into one. The review, which I had promised during the 2019 Mayoral elections, has recommended that Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic development (ATEED) be merged to form one entity to oversee Auckland’s events, stadiums…

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Stricter conditions needed to fight revisiting Covid-19

Stricter conditions needed to fight revisiting Covid-19

Michael Plank, Alex James and Shaun Hendy  Auckland, August 12, 2020 Auckland, and possibly other parts of New Zealand, almost certainly have more cases of Covid-19 in the community than the four new cases confirmed yesterday. Resurgence Plan Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern activated a Resurgence Plan late yesterday (August 11, 2020) placing all of Auckland back under Alert Level 3 restrictions from midday…

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