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Uesifili Unasa Len Brown John Minto John Palino
Affordable Housing
Will you take the lead to amend zoning restrictions in order to free up land so as to lower costs of housing for first-home buyers?
Alcohol Outlets
Will you take the leadership in reducing the hours of trading for both on- and off-licence premises, restrict the number of alcohol outlets in residential or school areas, and allow more community input as to the location, number and hours of alcohol outlets throughout the city?
And will you lobby government on behalf of the people of Auckland for evidence-based alcohol reforms at a national level that will augment local accessibility reforms; of particular note, reforms
involving alcohol pricing, the marketing of alcohol, purchase age of alcohol and drink-driving.
Billboards
Will you introduce bylaws and show leadership in regulating public billboards in Auckland so that they must be G-rated and only suitable for family viewing, with a pre-vetting system?
Brothels
Will you campaign for Parliament to pass legislation to enable you to introduce bylaws prohibiting brothels in residential areas and close to sensitive sites such as schools, kindergartens, playgrounds and shopping areas frequented by families and children – and will you lead the attempt to introduce those bylaws
Convention Centre for Pokies Deal
Will you reject the Convention-Centre-for-Pokies deal brokered by the government and seek to build a Convention Centre which follows due process and does not require the mass influx of pokie machines?
Facilities for family events
Will you introduce a bylaw preventing the hireage and use of Council-owned buildings and facilities for R-rated events e.g. Erotica Expo
GST on Rates
Will you campaign for parliament to remove GST on Rates?
Loan Sharks
Will you campaign for Parliament to introduce legislation requiring greater regulation and accountability of loan sharks including capped interest rates, registration, and controls on location?
Mega Brothel in heart of city
Will you lead opposition to the Chow brothers’ mega-brothel in the heart of Auckland city and seek ways to restrict brothels in the central city areas frequented by families
Pokies
Given that many of NZ’s gaming machines are within communities that are high on our deprivation and socio-economic scale, will you introduce and show leadership for a reducing lid policy on the number of pokie machines in local communities?
Public nudity / marches
Will you campaign for the government to clarify the meaning of offensive behaviour under the Crimes Act in order to prevent parades involving nudity and/or offensive behaviour to families? e.g. Boobs on Bikes, beach nudity bylaws
Street Prostitution
Will you campaign for parliament to pass legislation to enable you to introduce bylaws to make street prostitution and pimping illegal – and will you lead the attempt to introduce those bylaws

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