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Posts Tagged ‘Waitemata Local Board’

Anzac day speech 2018

Grey Lynn Parade and Service Tēnā koutou e ngā rau Rangatira mā e huihui mai nei E ngā hau e whā Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa Greetings to everyone gathered here this morning. It is a great honour to be invited to speak today on behalf of the Waitematā Local Board. I’m joined by newly […]

Chair’s monthly report April 2018

This report covers the period 14 March until 10 April 2018.  Highlights Newly elected board member Denise Roche was sworn in at the board’s business meeting on 20 March. (photo left)   Consultation on the 10 year budget Have your say month wrapped up on 28 March.  The Board hosted 2 public meetings, a hearings […]

Road safety crisis facing Auckland

Local Government Road Safety Summit 9 April 2018 Panel discussion on Local Government’s view about what more can be done to improve road safety Chair:  Stuart Crosby, LGNZ Vice President Panelists: Rachel Reese, Mayor of Nelson Hugh Vercoe, Waikato Regional Council David Ayers, Mayor of Waimakariri Pippa Coom, Chair, Waitematā Local Board Each panel member was […]

Western Springs native bush and pine stand update

Ponsonby News update April 2018 Shortly after I was first elected I got a call from Annette Isbey about a track near her house that took her through native bush and pines down to Western Springs. She wanted help to fix the track because her daily walk was getting more and more difficult. A talented […]

Chair’s monthly report March 2018

This report covers the period 12 February until 12 March 2018. This report is on the agenda of the Board’s March business meeting.   Highlights Have your say month A massive Council “Have your Say” month of consultation got underway on 28 February.  This is the opportunity every three years to look in depth at Auckland’s 10-year […]

Have your say month: feedback time on issues and priorities for Auckland

A massive Council “Have your Say” month of consultation is underway (28 Feb -28 March).  This is the opportunity every three years to look in depth at Auckland’s 10-year budget.  As Aucklanders we have major decisions to make about how we fund the infrastructure needed to deal with the pressure of growth and bring existing […]

Chair’s monthly report February 2018

This is my first report of 2018 covering the period 13 December 2017 until 12 February 2018. It was great to end the year with the launch of the Waitematā Local Board 2017 plan at the Ellen Melville Centre (photo below).   The evening also included a presentation by Deputy Chair Shale Chambers on the Board’s […]

A positive way forward for the Waitemata Safe Routes projects

This is quite a long read but it responds to a lot of issues currently under review concerning two cycling projects in the Waitematā Local Board area that form part of a package of projects known as Waitemata Safe Routes.  I will keep this post updated as the projects progress. Since my update below – […]

Chair’s monthly report December 2017

Report covering the period 8 November until 12 December 2017. This is my final report for the year and the end of my first year as Chair.  I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my fellow board members, the Local Board services team and everyone who works to make Waitemata a great place. Our […]

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 […]