Category Archives: Waitemata Local Board

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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Bledisloe Wharf ‘Car Handling Facility’

Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL) have lodged a resource consent application (LUC60323081: Plans and AEE) for earthworks at 1-19 Quay Street (on the Bledisloe Terminal) required to facilitate the construction of a new, 5-storey car handling facility building. The consent matters … Continue reading

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July 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in mid-June to July 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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51-53 Albert Street ‘Saffron’ Development

I don’t often write up individual resource consents outside my monthly Local Board reports but there has been enough public interest in the Saffron development at 51-53 Albert Street that I think it justifies its own post. This application has … Continue reading

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Council Played for Saps with Closure of Public Toilet at 151 Queen Street

Brian Rudman has written a cutting and typically historically-informed piece on the closure of the Wyndham Street public toilets, part of the 151 Queen Street SAP building:  Auckland Council saps secretly remove Wyndham Street’s Loos.  The opening says it all: … Continue reading

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May-June 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in April to mid-June 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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April 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in March to mid-April 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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March 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities in February to mid-March 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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January-February 2018 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities between December 2017 and January 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 … Continue reading

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Helipad at 75 Sarsfield Street, Herne Bay

An appeal against a resource consent granted to Rod Duke (CEO of Briscoes) has garnered significant media and public attention but the reporting doesn’t give particularly useful or clear background on the consent itself. This isn’t surprising given the arcane, … Continue reading

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