Richard Hills

Richard Hills is an Auckland Councillor for the North Shore Ward.

Apr 4, 2019

Freeze the Fares and other great ideas to fix public transport in Auckland

In February, Auckland bus, train and ferry fares went up. Again. We say we want a world-class transport system, writes Auckland Councillor Richard Hills – so why do we keep hitting users in the pocket?

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Feb 15, 2018

When public figures are calling for gay people to be killed of course we still need Pride

A glance at the news, and the wider abuse members of the rainbow community receive, shows how important events like the Auckland Pride festival remain, says councillor Richard Hills.

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Jan 27, 2018

AT's dismissal of cycling and public transport is shocking and strange. But we'll fix it.

On Thursday Auckland Transport released a draft budget that caused an immediate uproar – and then Phil Twyford said it was all a mistake. Auckland councillor Richard Hills explains why the draft budget was so bad, and what he intends to do about it.

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