Monthly Archives: December 2014

St Luke’s Pohutukawa Consigned to Removal by NoR Hearing Panel

Today the Waitemata Local Board was informed that the hearing panel on the Notice of Requirement (NoR) for the Pohutukawa trees (I’ve written about this in detail at the link) at 820 Great North Road has recommended that Auckland Transport (AT) … Continue reading

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Governing Body Extraordinary Meeting on the City Rail Link in the LTP

I attended a meeting of the Governing Body on 9 December 2014, about the response to the Auditor-General’s refusal to sign off the LTP (2015-25 Long Term Plan) with the start to the City Rail Link in 2015-6 when the … Continue reading

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Radio Live Panel: 7 December 2014

Listen to my Sunday morning Radio Live panel with Mark Sainsbury and Deborah Coddington. Talking about Wellington’s proposed council amalgamation; Discussion of match fixing legislation and terror legislation being rushed through the house. Should mothers who smoke and drink heavily whilst pregnant be … Continue reading

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November 2014 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during November 2014 as Deputy Chair of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chair of the Hearings Committee, Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces portfolio, Co-holder of the Heritage, Urban Design and … Continue reading

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Franklin Road Christmas Lights

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Launch of Public Transport Users Association of New Zealand

I am pleased to be a part of the founding of New Zealand’s newest transport advocacy group, the Public Transport Users Association (PTUA). I was elected Deputy Chair at the Initial General Meeting on 20 November. The purposes of the PTUA (from … Continue reading

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