Author Archives: Vernon Tava

About Vernon Tava

Business broker, elected member of Auckland Council. Focused on sustainability. Lives in Auckland, New Zealand.

December 2018-March 2019 Local Board Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-November 2018 to mid-March 2019 as Lead of the Planning and Heritage portfolio; co-holder of the Transport portfolio; Local Board representative on the Parnell Business Association; and member of the … Continue reading

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Sustainable New Zealand Party

Visit the landing page and register your interest at votesustainable.nz What Do We Stand For? We all know that New Zealand is blessed with one of the world’s most beautiful natural environments. But we also know that this paradise is slipping … Continue reading

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November 2018 Local Board Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-October to mid-November 2018 as Lead of the Planning and Heritage portfolio; co-holder of the Transport portfolio; Local Board representative on the Parnell Business Association; and member of the Auckland … Continue reading

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October 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-September to October 2018 as Lead of the Planning and Heritage portfolio; co-holder of the Transport portfolio; Local Board representative on the Parnell Business Association; and member of the Auckland … Continue reading

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Hundreds Advised to Reapply for Resource Consents

Auckland Council recently announced that about 420 property owners to reapply for already issued resource consents to protect them from possible legal challenges. And the council says some of those who reapply may not get a resource consent after seeking a … Continue reading

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September 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-August to September 2018 as Lead of the Planning and Heritage portfolio; co-holder of the Transport portfolio; Local Board representative on the Parnell Business Association; and member of the Auckland … Continue reading

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Emerging Auckland

Emerging Auckland is a Development Tracker & ‘Urban Showcase’ recording and tracking significant private developments and civic infrastructure projects across Auckland City Centre and within the City Fringe, or ‘inner Auckland’ isthmus area – that are proposed, under construction, or … Continue reading

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My Commentary on NZME Herald Focus: 2017 General Election

In the lead-up to the 2017 General Election I was a commentator on the Herald Focus video segments. This culminated in being on the live panel for NZME’s election night coverage. I thought it would be worth putting all these … Continue reading

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August 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-July to mid-August 2018 as Lead of the Planning and Heritage portfolio; co-holder of the Transport portfolio; Local Board representative on the Parnell Business Association; and member of the Auckland … Continue reading

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The Goodman Integrated Development Plan 2015 – Wynyard Quarter Area 2

Decision: Integrated Development Plan (IDP) QA2 for 121-127 and 129-135 Beaumont Street; 184 and 200 Pakenham Street; and 61- 69 Daldy Street GRANTED with conditions: R/LUC/2015/2098. Application made by Goodman (Paihia) Limited. The IDP is to enable the future integrated … Continue reading

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