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New Zealand's fourth largest city Fourth largest city in New Zealand by population North Shore City covers an area of 13,000 hectares It is known for its magnificent beaches, reserves and lifestyle The population numbered approximately 220,300 residents as at June 30, 2007. Annual budget is in excess of $350m and total assets are in excess of $4 billion. North Shore City boasts a lifestyle and environment that set it apart as a destination for homemakers, pleasure-seekers and business people. The natural advantages of a warm climate, beautiful beaches, and spectacular scenery contribute to the popularity of one of the most vibrant and fastest growing regions in New Zealand. A stable and educated workforce, meanwhile, make it a prime location for commercial and industrial development. Surrounded by sea, the city has an unbroken 140km urban coastline. Residents can enjoy an endless range of aquatic activities - or venture inland, where there are more than 400 parks and walkways through native bush reserves. This is a city where growth and development is carefully managed and protection of natural beauty and a clean environment is a prime consideration. 




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Friday, 3 September 2010
12:11PM
Mayor will hold Councillors, Local Boards and CCO Directors to account North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams will hold Councillors, Local Board Members and CCO Directors in the new Auckland Council to account, if elected the new Mayor of Auckland. 169 views

Saturday, 28 August 2010
9:40AM
Mairangi Bay parkland purchase completed by North Shore City Council   The final piece in the jigsaw of Mairangi Bay coastal real estate necessary to complete a new public reserve on the beachfront has been purchased, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 276 views

Wednesday, 25 August 2010
12:00PM
Mayor thanks Minister for Toxic Sea Slug Research Funding North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams is relieved that Wayne Mapp, Minister of Research, Science and Technology has announced a $250,000 Government fund over two years to research toxic slugs in the Hauraki Gulf. 121 views

Wednesday, 30 June 2010
4:17PM
Councillor collapses North Shore City Council meeting "North Shore City Councillor Chris Darby deliberately walked out of a council meeting of North Shore City Council today, collapsing the quorum of eight elected members required to hold the meeting," says Mayor Andrew Williams. 132 views

8:14AM
New Auckland Council must focus on priorities - not the Olympics "It is vital that the new Auckland Council focuses on priorities and does not allow itself to be sidetracked with airs of grandeur" says North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. 148 views

Thursday, 24 June 2010
4:47PM
Remuneration Authority pay rates appear to lack consistency says North Shore Mayor The determination by the Remuneration Authority setting the pay rates for the Mayor and elected members of the new Auckland Council, and for local board members, appears to lack consistency and has overlooked the size and scope of the job, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 414 views

Friday, 11 June 2010
9:47AM
Millennium Institute expansion welcomed Government plans for a $40 million expansion of the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health, New Zealand’s world class sports training facility based on the North Shore, to provide an international standard aquatics competition facility suitable for both elite and high performance swimming events and also for local public use was welcomed today by North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. 219 views

Friday, 28 May 2010
10:54AM
North Shore district plan would have protected views of volcano The new eight-storey 30 metre high Mount Eden prison currently under construction would not have met been permitted if North Shore district plan rules were applied, due to its proximity to a prominent volcano, says North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. 220 views

Tuesday, 25 May 2010
2:32PM
Is Auckland's water allocation to be controlled from Wellington - NSCC committee Chair raises concerns At a recent meeting the North Shore City Council Strategy and Finance Committee discussed its concerns over government plans for water. 168 views

Monday, 24 May 2010
5:01PM
Corporate takeover of Auckland confirmed by government The government’s confirmation today of the corporate takeover of Auckland local government is a slap in the face for Aucklanders, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 307 views

Monday, 17 May 2010
5:49PM
Leaky Homes 'rescue package' a giant step in the right direction, but must be fair on super city ratepayers, says North Shore Mayor The government’s leaky-homes rescue package released today is a giant step in the right direction with the government finally accepting their fair share of responsibility for this man-made national disaster, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 162 views

Sunday, 16 May 2010
10:34AM
Desperate reporting or dirty politics? The naivety of young Sunday Star Times reporter Jonathan Marshall in today's edition is only equalled by his latest poorly researched article which once again includes inaccuracies and deliberately misleading content. 175 views

Sunday, 18 April 2010
2:07PM
Inaccurate incorrect quote corrected by Herald on Sunday The Herald on Sunday has corrected on its on-line website an inaccurate incorrect quote attributed to me which they printed in today's Herald on Sunday, says Mayor Andrew Williams. 206 views

Saturday, 17 April 2010
11:46AM
Identity theft reported to police The North Shore City Council has reported to the police the theft of personal information from a council computer, Councillor Ken McKay said today. 215 views

Wednesday, 7 April 2010
1:38PM
Cycle to win along the new East Coast Road cycle path Get on your bike and be in to win is the message being sent to those keen to give cycling a go. 305 views

Friday, 26 March 2010
1:18PM
Government to gain from leaky homes repairs An independent report undertaken for the North Shore City Council confirms the government will benefit to the tune of over $2 billion from the repair of leaky homes, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 330 views

Tuesday, 23 March 2010
4:25PM
Court of Appeal 'leaky homes' decision to be discussed at Auckland Mayoral Forum North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams will discuss yesterday’s Court of Appeal decision with his colleagues on the Auckland Mayoral Forum, which meets this Friday, Mayor Williams said today. 342 views

Friday, 12 March 2010
7:44AM
Positive outcome from Local Government Commission process says North Shore Mayor The final boundaries for the Auckland Council and local boards are positive for the North Shore community and provide a good basis for democratic representation, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 323 views

Monday, 8 March 2010
11:09AM
Blaming 'Wellington' a smoke screen says North Shore Mayor Blaming ‘Wellington’ for the Super City fiasco is a smoke screen to divert attention from the real culprits, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 705 views

Thursday, 4 March 2010
8:08AM
North Shore community projects to be accelerated Numerous community projects are in line to be accelerated after agreement was reached between the Auckland Transition Agency and the North Shore City Council to allow the disposal of the former council works department in Albany and apply the funds to legacy community projects across the Shore, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 332 views

Monday, 1 March 2010
4:13PM
Super city model fundamentally broken says Mayor The super city governance model is fundamentally broken and is pretty much beyond repair, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today when presenting the Council submission on the Local Government (Auckland Law Reform) Bill to the Auckland Governance Select Committee. 314 views

Wednesday, 17 February 2010
1:07PM
Mayor assured stadium ticketing problems a 'one –off' North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams says he has been assured by North Harbour Stadium management that the ticketing problems experienced by rugby fans at last Friday’s Blues versus Hurricanes Super 14 match were a ‘one-off’. 193 views

8:57AM
Submission calls for integrated planning and grass-roots decision-making North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams says the new Auckland Council legislation needs major changes if it is to deliver the improvements promised by Local Government Minister Rodney Hide. 537 views

Thursday, 24 December 2009
7:02AM
Mayor suggests Minister's Christmas present list: a calculator and a book on amnesia For Christmas, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson needs to get himself a calculator and the "Vintage Book of Amnesia: An Anthology of Writing on the Subject of Memory Loss" by Jonathan Lethem, says North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams. 719 views

Friday, 18 December 2009
8:56AM
Mayor brimming with ideas after Kennedy talk North Shore Mayor, Andrew Williams, is brimming with fresh ideas for the North Shore after attending a talk last night by Robert F Kennedy junior, in Auckland to support the School Aid charity established by former Prime Minister and World Trade Organisation head, Mike Moore. 359 views

Thursday, 17 December 2009
1:27PM
Mayor brimming with ideas after Kennedy talk North Shore Mayor, Andrew Williams, is brimming with fresh ideas for the North Shore after attending a talk last night by Robert F Kennedy junior, in Auckland to support the School Aid charity established by former Prime Minister and World Trade Organisation head, Mike Moore. 374 views

Tuesday, 15 December 2009
8:03AM
Release of leaky homes advice to government may "cause homeowners undue concern, stress and worry." The Department of Building and Housing, the government’s principal advisors on leaky homes, has denied a leaky homes victim access to reports and advice to the government on the issue because it “may cause homeowners undue concern, stress and worry,” North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 464 views

8:02AM
Mayor releases text log to John Key North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams has released the log of his text messages to John Key going back 4 months to August 2009 which show there were only three texts in this whole period and no texts at 3.30am as described in the New Zealand Herald today. 540 views

Saturday, 12 December 2009
8:49AM
North Shore response to boundaries focuses on community engagement The North Shore City submission to the Local Governance Commission on the draft boundaries for the new Auckland Council and Local Boards proposes single member Wards and more Local Board members to improve local representation and strengthen the relationship between representatives and their communities, North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams said today. 423 views

Friday, 11 December 2009
3:09PM
'Never Shake a Baby' campaign deserves our support says Mayor Andrew Williams North Shore Mayor Andrew Williams has put his support strongly behind the newly launched ‘Never Shake a Baby’ campaign. 504 views



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