COMMENT:

Auckland Council failed to take-up a golden opportunity last Thursday to put the Government under political pressure to renegotiate Auckland out of its shonky 50/50 payment deal for the City Rail Link.

Auckland ratepayers should not be paying another cent towards this project, and central government needs to step up to the plate and fund 100 per cent of the CRL project, as they do for every other city rail project throughout the country.

Mike Lee, Christine Fletcher and myself were the only three councillors to oppose the $1 billion bailout of the CRL project in favour of central

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