Politics

Wayne Brown: ‘I’ll make the port pay $400m a year’

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 06 May 2022

Wayne Brown: ‘I’ll make the port pay $400m a year’
Wayne Brown would juggle bike lanes and carparks through the day. (Image: NZME)
Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 06 May 2022
Auckland mayoral candidate Wayne Brown says he will demand that Ports of Auckland pay its owner, the city, $400 million a year in ground rent to force it to start freeing up its land for more valuable uses than freight and imported cars.Speaking at the first of four ‘Battle for Auckland’ online forums organised by the Newmarket and Parnell Business Associations, Brown also pledged to get container trucks off the roads in central Auckland by forcing all freight onto rail to reduce congestion across the city.Rather than building a lig...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

My Net Worth FREE
My Net Worth: Zac Stephenson, managing director, MediaCom
Daniel Dunkley | Sun, 03 Jul 2022

MediaCom managing director Zac Stephenson says he's proud of surviving in the media industry, which can be stressful and intense. 

Finance FREE
Money Answers: what's the best share investing strategy in a recession?
Frances Cook | Sat, 02 Jul 2022

Spreading your money through good quality companies, then leaving it alone for a few years is the boring but most likely way to build wealth for most of us. 

On the Money
On The Money: Air NZ's feeding frenzy, Kerry Prendergast's movie date, and more
Pattrick Smellie | Sat, 02 Jul 2022

In this week's OTM: Greg Foran's preference for pies, Kerry Prendergast's future at the film commission, a blast from the past from Enable Networks, and more...

Sponsored
Digital innovation could shape the future of NZ

The digital age allows us to collaborate on some of our greatest scientific and environmental challenges

Sponsored
Investments to sustain the momentum of building in NZ

Classic Capital has opened its Land & Build fund to qualified wholesale and eligible investors.