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Opening of the new Parnell Train Station

Speech on behalf of the Waitematā Local Board at the Parnell Station Opening ceremony held on 13 March 2017 It is a great honour to represent the Waitematā Local Board and to have the opportunity to speak in front of such a distinguished gathering at a truly momentous occasion for Auckland.  The opening of Parnell station […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ponsonby Rd pedestrian experience project

[Update: Consultation on the proposals started on 16 November and is open until Monday 7 December 2015. Feedback can be given via the online form.] Over 2 years ago Auckland Transport came to the Waitematā Local Board with a proposal to make safety improvements to the intersection of Angelsea St and Ponsonby Road.  We supported the […]

Monthly board report June 2015

This report covers my Waitematā Local Board activities during May 2015 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 Board and Ponsonby Community Centre Committee and Board liaison for the Parnell Community […]

A progressive transport agenda

On 23 May I took part in a panel discussion with Patrick Reynolds (Transport Blog contributor) and Phil Twyford MP (Labour’s Transport spokesperson) on the future of transport in Auckland. The event was organised by the Auckland Isthmus Labour Hub and MC’ed by Labour MP Jacinda Ardern. We were asked to start the discussion by each presenting our […]

Fixing the traffic in a successful city

The Council’s consultation on the 10 year budget (Long Term Plan) has been a catalyst for a wide-ranging conversation about our city’s transport priorities and investment.  “Fixing Transport” is highlighted as one of the 4 key issues facing Auckland. The Mayor has led the way in asking Aucklanders to consider the choices.  Do we accept a basic transport network which […]

Monthly Board Report March 2015

This report covers my Waitematā Local Board activities during February 2015 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 Board and Ponsonby Community Centre Committee and Board liaison for the Parnell Community […]

Auckland Conversations: Fixing Auckland’s Transport

Auckland Conversations is an exciting series featuring leaders and experts in design, planning, heritage, environment and socio-economics discussing the issues facing Auckland’s development.  Tonight Auckland Conversations tackles the topic of Transport and I am really delighted to be one of the panelists. Fixing Auckland’s Transport – The 10-Year Budget 2015-2025 Monday 2 March, doors open 5pm for a 5.30pm […]