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Chair’s monthly report June 2019

This report covers the period 15 May until 11 June 2019. It is on the agenda for the local board business meeting held on 18 June. Climate Emergency Declaration At the local board meeting on 4 June we supported member Denise Roche’s Notice of Motion calling for an Auckland Council declaration of an ecological and […]

Pippa Coom:  Your Councillor for Waitematā and Gulf Ward

Pippa Coom:  Your Councillor for Waitematā and Gulf Ward After almost nine years on the Waitematā Local Board, currently serving as Chair, I am delighted to be City Vision’s candidate for councillor for the Waitematā and Gulf ward. It has been a privilege to serve the communities of Waitematā and to lead a local board […]

Chairs monthly report May 2019

This report covers the period 10 April until 14 May 2019. It is on the agenda for the local board business meeting held on 21 May. Anzac Day After attending the very moving Dawn Service at Auckland Museum I had the honour of speaking at the Grey Lynn RSC Anzac Day service on behalf of […]

Chairs Monthly report April 2019

This report covers the period 13 March until 9 April 2019. It is on the agenda for the local board business meeting held on 16 April. The last few weeks have, of course, been dominated by the terror attacks in Christchurch and the community response to the massacre of 50 innocent people. Christchurch Mosque Massacre […]

Chair’s monthly report March 2019

This report covers the period 12 February until 12 March 2019. It is on the agenda for the Waitematā Local Board business meeting on 19 March 2019. The Ellen Melville Centre acknowledged International Women’s Day on 8 March with this wonderful mural (picture below) celebrating Ellen Melville and each of the women who have rooms […]

Local Elections 2016

The Local Elections 2016 are underway. I’m seeking to serve for another term on the Waitematā Local Board (my election profile is available here).  I’m standing as a candidate with the progressive City Vision team – a coalition of Labour, Greens and community independents like me. Here’s why it is time to vote for your progressive candidates […]

Monthly Report August 2014

This report covers my Waitematā Local Board activities during July 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. Local Board Plan Engagement  The Pecha Kucha Town […]

LGNZ conference report back

I attended the LGNZ Conference 2014 in Nelson as the Waitematā Local Board’s delegate. The theme of the conference this year was: Powering local economies| Building vibrant communities. The conference provided an excellent networking opportunity and a forum to develop thinking and expertise to best fulfil the role of local government. Recent research by LGNZ […]

Studio One opens door to creative community

After a major refurbishment by the Waitemata Local Board, the new look Art Station was officially opened on 25 June as Studio One  Toi Tu.  As acting Chair I had the good fortune to represent the Board at an event to reveal the new name. Media Release:  Creative Spark ignited in Ponsonby Studio One on […]

Monthly Board report June 2014

Ko Te Kai a Te Rangatira – Ko te kai a te rangatira, he korero (The sustenance of leaders are conversations) Ko te  tohu o te rangatira, he manaaki (The mark of leaders is generosity) Ko te  mahi a te rangatira, he whakatira i te iwi (The work of leaders is to unite the people) […]