Mark Thomas - New Mayor for Auckland

Newstalk: The Free Money Love In

Newstalk ZB has covered my response and my opponents to the government’s $1 billion housing infrastructure announcement.

We’re all pretty positive, because who doesn’t like free money right? (Do I hear taxpayers in other parts of New Zealand grumbling…)

We don’t yet know the detail of the strings attached, but I make the point we wouldn’t need this government “bailout” if Len Brown had been doing a more effective job getting council working better.

You can read the story here.

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