Lowest interest rates ever, for all but the WDC
AUTHOR Frank Newman DATE 30 Nov 2019
The government is currently borrowing money at 1.3%.
Property investors are paying under 3.5% for mortgage money....
Mayor factually wrong on debt
AUTHOR Frank Newman DATE 07 Oct 2019
In Saturday's Northern Advocate (5 October 2019) Mayor Mai makes comments about the council's debt position that are untrue....
Mayor frugal on truth about council debt
AUTHOR Frank Newman DATE 18 Sep 2019
Photo: Northern Advocate
At the Meet the Candidates forum on Monday, the 9th of September Mayor Mai said with some pride that under her watch council debt had fallen. That is simply untrue unless o...
Follow up to: Candidates misleading public over debt
AUTHOR Frank Newman DATE 27 Aug 2019
Thank you to the many people who have contacted me about my post regarding the Council's true debt position, and the misleading comments some candidates have made.Here are some additional details abou...
Candidates misleading public over debt
AUTHOR Frank Newman DATE 24 Aug 2019
A number of candidates are misleading the public about the extent of the WDC's debt. ...