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Interview on bFM about Lighting in Western Park

I was interviewed by bFM’s Chlöe Swarbrick (then a student journalist, later an Auckland mayoral candidate and Green Party MP) on The Wire on 20 November 2014  talking about why the Local Board is looking at removing the lights in Ponsonby’s Western … Continue reading

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Lighting Parks at Night

A recent piece in the Sunday Star-Times (SST) has criticised a decision of the Waitematā Local Board, of which I am the Parks portfolio lead, to consider not replacing light bulbs as they fail along the paths through Western Park between Ponsonby … Continue reading

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Interview on bFM about 254 Ponsonby Road

On 14 November 2014 I was interviewed by Anna Bracewell-Worrall on bFM’s The Wire about the options for the development of the 254 Ponsonby Road site.

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‘Community Libraries’ in Parks

Just wanting to share a positive local story about a community-minded gentleman I visited this week. Over the past year, ‘community libraries’ have been appearing in parks in the Waitematā Local Board area, particularly in Grey Lynn and Ponsonby. These … Continue reading

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