4 Mar 2024

Around the motu: Simon Wilson in Auckland

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 4 March 2024

Photo: RNZ/Nick Monro

The legacy of Fa'anānā Efeso Collins and what his passing and mourning reveal about what Auckland and the political arena has lost.

Public submissions have just opened on the Auckland Council's Long Term Plan, which Simon says is based on Mayor Wayne Brown's big new dream: to sell the remaining shares in the airport, and a 35-year operating lease for the port, and use the proceeds to establish a Future Fund, which would operate like a mini-NZ Superannuation Fund.

Simon Wilson is a Senior Writer NZ Herald