Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Departure Of Auckland Regional CEO 'Helpful'

6 October 2004

Departure Of Auckland Regional Council Chief Executive Will Be 'Helpful' To Incoming Council.

We understand that the chief executive of Auckland Regional Council, Mrs Jo Brosnahan, will be leaving her position in December, eighteen months before her current contract expires.

We believe the departure of Mrs Brosnahan will be helpful to the incoming council which will have the responsibility of appointing a new CEO at the beginning of a three year term rather than half way through when Mrs Brosnahan's contract was due to expire.

If we are successful in being the biggest single group on the ARC after the election we intend to introduce a new culture within the council and it is preferable for this to be carried out by a new chief executive who would not be carrying any baggage from last year's rates fiasco.

Many ratepayers still recall unfortunate experiences when dealing with the council last year on the rates issue, and no matter where any personal blame may lay, the ultimate responsibility always rests with the chief executive.

We are sure Mrs. Brosnahan will work to ensure a smooth introduction to new councillors and we wish her well in her future career.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Also, Loan Interest: Productivity Commission On Tertiary Education

Key recommendations include better quality control; making it easier for students to transfer between courses; abolishing University Entrance; enabling tertiary institutions to own and control their assets; making it easier for new providers to enter the system; and facilitating more and faster innovation by tertiary education providers... More>>


Higher Payments: Wellington Regional Council Becomes A Living Wage Employer

Councillor Sue Kedgley said she was delighted that the Wellington Regional Council unanimously adopted her motion to become a Living Wage employer, making it the first regional council in New Zealand to do so. More>>


Scoop Images:
Dame Patsy Reddy Sworn In As Governor-General

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realm’s 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pōwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. More>>


Ruataniwha: DOC, Hawke's Bay Council Developer Take Supreme Court Appeal

The Department of Conservation and Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company (HBRIC) are appealing to the Supreme Court over a conservation land swap which the Court of Appeal halted. More>>


With NZ's Marama Davidson: Women’s Flotilla Leaves Sicily – Heading For Gaza

Women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey yesterday on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007. On board are a Nobel Peace Laureate, three parliamentarians, a decorated US diplomat, journalists, an Olympic athlete, and a physician. A list of the women with their background can be found here. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Key Style Of Crisis Management

At Monday’s post Cabinet press conference Key was in his finest wide- eyed “Problem? What problem?” mode. No, there wasn’t really a problem that top MPI officials had been at odds with each other over the meaning of the fisheries policy and how that policy should be pursued... More>>


Mt Roskill: Greens Will Not Stand In Likely Post-Goff By-Election

“The Green Party’s priority is changing the Government in 2017, and as part of that we’ve decided that we won’t stand a candidate in the probable Mt Roskill by-election... This decision shows the Memorandum of Understanding between Labour and the Green Party is working." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news