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Grey Lynn Greenway opening

On 2 June we opened the Grey Lynn Greenway with the Mayor Phil Goff and Auckland Transport.  Wayne Donnelly,  Deputy Chair of the AT Board was MC for the speeches.  Here is my speech on behalf of the Waitematā Local Board Tēnā koutou huihui mai nei Talofa lava Warm greetings to everyone gathered here As […]

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 […]

Monthly Board report September 2016

This is my final report for the second triennium of Auckland Council.  It includes my reflections on the last three years and covers my Waitematā Local Board activities from 31 July to 6 September 2016 as Deputy Chair, lead for the Community and Transport portfolios, and Chair of the Grants Committee, and with positions on […]

Monthly board report May 2016

My monthly board report covering activities from 1 April until 1 May 2016. Included on the agenda for the Waitemata Local Board meeting on 10 May 2016. Highlights Annual budget 2016/17 An extraordinary meeting of the Board was held on 26 April to confirm the Board’s position on Local Development Initiatives budgets, our advocacy positions and […]

Monthly board report April 2016

This report covers my Waitematā Local Board activities from 1 March – 31 March 2016 as Deputy Chair, lead for the Community and Transport portfolios, and Chair of the Grants Committee, and with positions on the Ponsonby Business Association Board and Ponsonby Community Centre Committee and Board liaison for the Parnell Community Centre. HIGHLIGHTS: Local […]

Monthly Board Report November 2014

This report covers my Waitematā Local Board activities during October 2014 as Deputy Chair, lead for the Community and Transport portfolios, Chair of the Grants Committee, Deputy Chair of the Central Joint Funding Committee and with positions on the Ponsonby Business Association and Ponsonby Community Centre Committee. PORTFOLIO UPDATES: TRANSPORT Greenways At our October meeting […]

Waitematā Local Board transport advocacy areas

Submissions on the Auckland Council Annual Plan 14/15 close on Monday at 4pm. This is a good opportunity to let your Local Board and the Governing Body (the Mayor and Councillors) know what key transport projects you think should be prioritised.  The plan is essentially the Council budget for year 3 of the Long Term […]

Monthly Board Report December 2013

I was delighted to be re-elected to the Waitematā Local Board on 12 October 2013 and to be confirmed as Deputy Chair for another term at our inaugural meeting on 4 November. My first Board report for this term covers my activities from 10 September including the final period of the first triennium of Auckland […]

Monthly Board Report: July 2013

At the Waitemata Local Board July meeting last night we approved two exciting projects: Waitemata Greenways plan Draft Ponsonby Road masterplan for public consultation Board member reports are included in the agenda. My report covers my activities from 1 June – 30 June 2013.  PORTFOLIO REPORTS Community Development At our monthly Community portfolio meeting we welcomed Greg Whaiapu, […]

Opening of the new Coxs Bay Bridge and Boardwalk

I remember when the original boardwalk was built by Muldoon’s PEP workers in about 1983. Since then I’ve used this route heaps but was always weary about falling into the creek especially more recently as the boardwalk deteriorated.  So it is great to see the boardwalk replaced and upgraded to a width of 2.5m to create […]