Labour candidate guilty of using forged documents
Labour candidate guilty of using forged documents

A Labour Party candidate in the first Super City elections has been found guilty of two counts of using forged documents…

Affair a 'surprise': Brewer
Affair a 'surprise': Brewer

The fallout from Len Brown's affair continues as right-wing councillor Cameron Brewer accused the mayor's office of a dirty…

Claim and more counterclaim
Claim and more counterclaim

Bevan Chuang claims Luigi Wewege knew of the relationship between her and Len Brown in July, three months before the election…

Wewege: 'I was politically naive'
Wewege: 'I was politically naive'

It is dimly-lit, silent. Luigi Wewege can relax. Finally. He has seen better days. He's essentially in hiding. "Essentially"…

Local Elections 2013

Paul Thomas: One monkey business won't stop the show
Paul Thomas: One monkey business won't stop the show

Len Brown should have heeded the words of his namesake Rita Mae Brown, the American writer, ex-lover…

Dita De Boni: Let Len deliver an abject lesson

What a great age to introduce kids to civics, and what better way than by having a repentant mayor visit your school with…

The colourful life of Luigi Wewege

He was the new arrival with an impressive CV who burst onto the political scene hoping for a future with the National Party…

Kerre McIvor: Mayor's affair a sad sideshow

To think, just a week ago nobody was interested in local body politics. Now look at us. In light of sordid revelations…

Matt McCarten: Disgrace for sons of Supercity
Matt McCarten: Disgrace for sons of Supercity

Two of our Supercity sons have disgraced themselves, says Matt McCarten.

Brownlee: No "peace mission" with Dalziel

Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says there isn't a need to make peace with new Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel…

Blogger denies plot to unseat Brown

The right-wing blogger who revealed Auckland Mayor Len Brown's extra-marital affair has denied a plot to unseat the left-leaning…

Fran O'Sullivan: Two men with their backs against wall

Auckland Mayor Len Brown and his predecessor and current Act leader, John Banks, should both resign - but only one should…

Chuang's record known to C&R

Bevan Chuang disclosed her criminal conviction to the political ticket that selected her as an election candidate.

Brian Edwards: That mayor culpa had better be all, Len
Brian Edwards: That mayor culpa had better be all, Len

A quarter of a century ago, after I'd got into a bit of strife, my lawyer, the late Mike Bungay, QC…

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