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Chair’s monthly report September 2018

This report covers the period 15 August until 11 September 2018 including the start of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 10 – 16 Mahuru.  Ko te reo te taikura ō te whakaaro marama Language is the key to understanding He pai ake te iti i te kore A little is better than none Summary Waitematā […]

Chair’s Monthly Report May 2018

This report covers the period 11 April – 8 May 2018.    Highlights 10-year budget and Local Board priorities The Waitematā Local Board received almost 1500 submissions on the Council’s 10-year budget and Local Board priorities. I enjoyed reading them all to understand concerns and what we need to improve on. It was also hugely encouraging to […]

Chair’s monthly report August 2017

Report covering the period 10 July until 6 August 2017. Highlights Fukuoka Garden opens:  It has now been over three and half years since the loss of the original garden in the zoo so it was a great pleasure to attend the opening on 17 July and to celebrate the hard work of the many […]

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 […]

Sleeping rough for Lifewise

On June 28th at approximately 6.30pm, I’ll be joining a bunch of influential Kiwis at the annual Lifewise Big Sleepout. We’ll be homeless for the night in a determined effort to bring critical attention and funding to this solvable issue. To get a first hand glimpse into the life of a rough sleeper (someone on […]