What Are You Losing?
Community Gardens Lose Support
Increase in Community Leases
Cut in Local Board Community Funding
Water QualityCuts to funding for Water Quality improvement.
Reduced prevention of wastewater, sediment, pollutants in our beaches, harbours, and streams.
Funding of Homelessness InitiativesLess support for homelessness programmes, including cuts to programmes which help people into homes.
The ZooMore expensive tickets
Less council support for zoo operations
CABFull closure of CAB
ANZAC DayCuts to funding for ANZAC Day events.
Smaller events, and in some neighbourhoods, cancelled.
Youth SupportCuts to funding for youth centres.
Less support for at-risk youth in the community.
Less places for young people to spend their free time.
Movies In ParksAll funding cut.
The AirportPermanent sale of Airport shares.
Aucklanders lose their say over the airport.
No future revenue from dividends.
EventsCuts to entertainment funding, and venue funding.
Less music, theater, art, or other forms of entertainment in the city.
ChildcareCutting the Kauri Kids Childcare programme.
Hundreds of families suddenly without childcare.
Public TransportFare increase.
Scrapping planned increase in bus frequency.
Economic DevelopmentCuts to economic development funding.
Worse economic conditions in an already turbulent economy.
Art GalleryMore expensive tickets.
Less events or exhibitions.
Community GardensStopping support for 44 community gardens.
Towncentre RegenerationPostponement or cancellation of various town centre regeneration projects.
$3 million of community grant funding including:- Environment
- Community Development
- Arts and Culture
- Sport and Recreation
Greater than 900% increase to the cost of community leases (e.g. community gardens):Sites with buildings from $1,000 to $10,000.
Sites with no buildings from $250 to $2,500.
Fixed administration fee $1 to $1,300.