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Opening Changing Gear exhibition celebrating cycling Aotearoa

E nga mana, e nga reo, e rau rangatira ma E te kaumatua David, Tena koe Ka mihi whānui ki a koutou katoa, E nga hau e wha Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa Greetings to everyone gathered here today It is a great honor to be opening an exhibition at MOTAT on behalf […]

Chair’s monthly report November 2017

Report covering the period 9 October until 7 November 2017.  (Attached to the November business meeting agenda) Highlights  Good Citizens’ Awards Every two years the Waitematā Local Board hosts the Good Citizen Awards first initiated in 2013 by Shale Chambers with great support from former member Tricia Reade. The awards are the Board’s way of […]

Chair’s monthly report October 2017

Report covering the period 11 September until 9 October 2017. Highlights Opening of Ellen Melville Centre and Freyberg Place The biggest project that the Board has delivered was opened on 15 September.  In my speech I looked back on the journey to create an inner city community hub and acknowledged the many people involved with […]

Opening of Ellen Melville Centre and Freyberg Place

On 15 September 2017 we celebrated the opening of the newly renovated Ellen Melville Centre and upgraded Freyberg Place.  I gave a speech on behalf of the Waitematā Local Board. It’s long! This is the Board’s biggest project started in the first days of the Super City so there was a lot to cover and […]

Chair’s monthly report July 2017

Report covering the period 10 June to 8 July 2017. Highlights We concluded consultation on the draft Local Board plan on 30 June. Our final Information Session was held at the Leys Institute Library on 22 June (Photo right with board members Adriana Christie and Richard Northey) At our June Board meeting we approved the names […]

Chair’s monthly report March 2017

Report covering the period 10 February until 13 March 2017. Highlights Following the extreme weather event in March Aucklanders are being urged to reduce water use for several weeks to avoid the need to boil water due to the amount of silt that has entered the treatment plant Consultation got underway on the Annual Budget […]

Chair’s monthly report February 2017

This is my first report for 2017 covering the period 14 December 2016 until 10 February.  I will be reporting each month with updates relevant to my portfolios (Transport and Infrastructure & Environment) and my activities as Board Chair. Summary Pollution of the Waitemata Harbour due to the combined wastewater network in the older parts […]

Weona-Westmere Coastal Walkway open

[updated] The origins of the walkway begin with the subdivision of Westmere in the 1920’s. In 1926 the subdivision promotional material showed a strip of public reserve along the eastern banks of Motions Creek from Meola Road to the mouth of the creek. “thus ensuring equal access to the whole of the sand beaches to every […]

Monthly Board report December 2016

This is my final report for 2016.  In it I focus on the transport issues I have continued dealing with in the transitional period between the end of last term and before board responsibilities are confirmed at the December board meeting. I also highlight end of year activities and events as a busy year comes […]

Chairperson address to the Waitematā Local Board 2016-19 inaugural meeting

Kia ora huihui mai tātau E te iwi tēnā koutou, mihi mai,   E ngā mana, e ngā reo e ngā hau e whā E te rangatira o Ngāti Whātua o Orākei, tēnā koe E te iwi o Tāmaki Makau rau tēnā koutou katoa E te whare, tēnā koe, E te hapori kua tai mai […]