Local Mayors Respond to Budget

Written by on May 31, 2024

We have spoken to our mayors to gauge their rection to yesterdays budget.

Hauraki District Council Mayor, Toby Adams, used the term interesting when asked to provide an overall opinion – he highlighted the tax relief saying it would assist in easing the impact of rising prices on local households.

Mayor Toby also provided his opinion on the regional infrastructure fund, announced yesterday, as as the co-chair of the Hauraki Gulf Forum, we sought a comment on the budget impacts there.

Click below to hear his comments.

His Thames Coromandel counterpart, Mayor Len Salt, zeroed in on cyclone recovery funding. He also mentioned the additional funding to frontline emergency services.

Click below to hear his comments.

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