Tag Archives: Waitemata Local Board

March 2016 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during March 2016 as Deputy Chair of the Finance Committee; Deputy Chair of the Hearings Committee; Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces portfolio; Heritage, Urban Design and Planning portfolio holder; … Continue reading

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Re-Opening of Salisbury Reserve Playground

Saturday 7 October 2015: We couldn’t have asked for a better day to re-open the Salisbury Reserve playground in Herne Bay. This is the fourth playground upgrade that the Waitematā Local Board has completed this year. The design is created … Continue reading

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Statistics NZ population estimates show dramatic growth in Waitematā

Last week Statistics NZ released the latest population estimates for the year ended June 2015. Waitematā Local Board stands out significantly among Auckland’s local boards, growing by the largest number of people (8,300) and also having the highest percentage growth … Continue reading

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May 2015 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during May 2015 as Deputy Chair of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chair of the Hearings Committee, Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces portfolio, Heritage, Urban Design and Planning portfolio co-holder … Continue reading

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April 2015 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during April 2015 as Deputy Chair of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chair of the Hearings Committee, Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces portfolio, Acting Lead of the Heritage, Urban Design … Continue reading

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March 2015 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during March 2015 as Deputy Chair of the Finance Committee, Deputy Chair of the Hearings Committee, Lead of the Parks and Open Spaces portfolio, Acting Lead of the Heritage, Urban Design … Continue reading

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December 2014 – January 2015 Local Board Member Report

Purpose This report covers my Waitematā Local Board Activities during December 2014 and January 2015 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, … 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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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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