Tag Archives: Ponsonby

Mending the holes in the heritage protection blanket: 16-18 Crummer Road, Ponsonby

This story is complex but illuminating as to the state of heritage protection in Auckland. Currently standing at 16-18 Crummer Road are a pair of two-storey Victorian wooden villas built, according to Council Heritage, in the 1880s-1890s. In July 2014, … Continue reading

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Franklin Road Christmas Lights

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Interview on bFM about Lighting in Western Park

I was on bFM’s The Wire on 20 November talking about why the Local Board is looking at removing the lights in Ponsonby’s Western Park. I discuss this further on this blog here.

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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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