Vote Avery

Your friend and favourite losing candidate for the Waitematā Local Board election in 2016, this site contains my ideas & campaign material from the 2016 campaign, that might help you deciding who to vote for in the 2018 by-election:

We have got to build.

Every day we have more new Aucklanders who need housing. I know we can provide it while protecting our heritage and public spaces.

New housing and population growth will put greater pressure on our infrastructure. I believe that supporting more modes of transport is the answer to that pressure not building more roads for cars.

We need to encourage walking and cycling, and fast & frequent public transport across the entire city. I support our existing initiatives including the CRL, Skypath, and the expansion of the protected cycle lane network. I believe light rail will make a huge improvement to the utilisation of public transport around Auckland, and it will create greater access to the city.

I was born in Waitematā, and if I have my way, many years from now, I’ll die in Waitematā.


To be clear not everything I talk about is within the purview of local boards, but so what? We’re talking about running a city, it’s a long game by definition. We need voices at all levels of local and central government advocating for continuing improvement to the way our city works.