Monthly Archives: August 2010

Is the Code of Conduct a Crock?

All Councils are required by law to have a Code of Conduct for their Mayor and Councillors. The introduction of WCC’s code states: “This Code provides: a)      Guidance to us, the Mayor and Councillors of Waitakere City Council s to … Continue reading

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Are Waitakere City ratepayers getting good value?

WCHL (Waitakere City Holdings Ltd) was established as a LATE (Local Authority Trading Enterprise). Its principal objective was “To operate as a successful business.” Its specific objective was “To ensure each subsidiary operates economically and efficiently.” It was incorporated on … Continue reading

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The gratuitous reply was unexpected

—– Original Message —– From: Councillor Cooper To: Gary Osborne Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 2:01 PM Subject: RE: WCHL Hello Mr Osborne Of course  I have no problem answering these questions. All of this information is available and all decisions … Continue reading

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Accountablity in Waitakere City

We have asked some  questions  about some of  the  cities companies this is the exchange of emailsI began by asking Linda Cooper the following From: Gary Osborne Sent: Monday, 9 August 2010 1:32 p.m. To: Councillor Cooper Subject: WCHL Dear … Continue reading

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