Posts Tagged ‘Auckland City Council’

Strong support in Auckland for curbing gambling

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Nine out of every 10 people in Auckland want cuts to the number of poker machines in the poorest and most vulnerable parts of the city. A Curia poll found support from 87 per cent of respondents as lawmakers prepare to set new rules governing the availability of poker machines. Across the Auckland region there Read more

Public urged to give input on Auckland high-rise brothel

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Public comment is being sought on a bid to build a 15-storey building, including a brothel, on the site of the demolished Palace Hotel, in Victoria St.

This follows a decision by Auckland Council’s hearings committee to rescind its December decision to have an independent commissioner decide whether the public should have a say.

Opponents include Auckland’s  Bishop Pat Dunn.

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