C&R stands up for the Whau

Communities and Residents (C&R) is delighted to announce its team of knowledgeable and local advocates to contest the Whau Local Board in the 2022 Auckland locals. Vowing to fight for the issues that matter to residents is Anne Degia-Pala QSM, Ravi Nyayapati, Sandy Taylor and Howie Yin. Continue reading

Cost of living pressures and law and order: key issues being addressed by council candidates

Addressing the rapidly increasing cost of living and turning around the breakdown of law and order in Auckland, have been highlighted as key polices for two candidates standing in the city’s upcoming council elections, for the North Shore Ward. Continue reading

Strong team selected for Maungakiekie-Tāmaki

Communities and Residents (C&R) has proudly selected its strong team to stand for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board in the 2022 Auckland local elections. Incumbents Don Allan, Debbie Burrows and Tony Woodcock have been re-selected to stand for the Maungakiekie subdivision of the local board and are joined by elected members Tania Batucan and Tabetha Gorrie, who will contest the Tāmaki subdivision with new candidates Simon Hema and Michael Pepper. Continue reading

Energised team selected to contest Puketāpapa

Communities and Residents (C&R) is proud to announce its energised team of six candidates who will contest the Puketāpapa Local Board in the 2022 local elections. Incumbents Ella Kumar and Fiona Lai have been re-selected to stand and are joined by new C&R candidates Tili Leilua, Roseanne Hay, Mark Pervan and Neil Punja. Continue reading

C&R endorses Viv Beck for the Auckland Mayoralty

Communities and Residents (C&R) is proud to endorse Auckland mayoral candidate Viv Beck in the 2022 Auckland Local Elections, C&R President Kit Parkinson says. “Viv is the only centre-right candidate in the mayoral race and has the leadership skills and experience to deliver the best results for Aucklanders. Continue reading

Final round of nominations open for Auckland local elections

C&R’s final round of nominations are officially open for like-minded and experienced candidates wishing to stand for the following positions in the 2022 Auckland local elections: Continue reading

C&R leads cost savings and efficiencies at Auckland Council

C&R Councillor and Chair of Auckland Council’s Value for Money Committee, Cr Desley Simpson announced that Council has exceeded its saving target for the 2021/2022 financial year – one month ahead of schedule. "The council achieved $90.7 million, or 100.8 per cent, of the $90 million savings target on 31 May, with a month still left in the financial year," says Cr Simpson. Continue reading

Nominations Open for Whau and Howick Local Boards

Communities and Residents (C&R) nominations are now open for experienced and local leaders wishing to stand in the upcoming local elections for the Whau Local Board and Howick Local Board, specifically the Pakuranga and Botany subdivisions.   Continue reading

Nominations Open for Ōrākei Ward and Local Board

Communities and Residents (C&R) nominations are now open for experienced and locally-minded leaders interested in standing for the Ōrākei Ward and Ōrākei Local Board in the Auckland local elections. Continue reading

Albert-Eden by-election policy released

Our C&R Maungawhau team's exciting plans for Albert-Eden: Lower rates rises / value for money: Continue reading