A great adviser
What do you like best about the city?
It’s convenient and we don’t have to place a high reliance on car access to things. How long have you lived here and where are you originally from?
I was born on the West Coast of the South Island and was educated there and in Dunedin. I’ve lived in Herne Bay for 20 years. What do you like least and how can we fix it?
It’s a bit short of parks for neighbourhood activities.
The traffic situation causes some problems from time to time. Where’s the best place to buy dinner in the city? I like to shop around. I don’t think I’ve
a favourite place but I like to try different things. And who does the best fish’n chips?
I don’t eat fish and chips. My wife’s a fan of Asian takeaways. She likes Thai and food from Fatima’s which is Middle Eastern. Who is the Kiwi you admire most – and why?
There’s a lot of good people around who do good things but to say that any one of them is someone I admire would be a bit of a stretch. If I was Auckland’s mayor I’d...
Stop the present Unitary Plan process and start again from the point of putting a number of alternatives for Auckland’s future before the public and say which ones would you prefer and follow that through. I think they’ve made a big mistake choosing in-house because they’re going to get many thousands of submissions. When I’ve got a free few hours I like to ...
Walk and read. I also like petanque and U3A meetings. The spot in the city I’d recommend to tourists is ...
A walk down Ponsonby Rd, then a walk around Wynyard Quarter and the Viaduct Basin.