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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 […]

Western Springs Lakeside Park update

The condition of Western Springs Te Wai Ōrea Lakeside Park has been a topic of concern raised by Ponsonby News correspondents and directly with the local board. The park is much-loved by Aucklanders for its beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife. The area is significant for both its ecosystem and ecological diversity. Species that call the […]

Anzac Day speech 2019

Grey Lynn RSC Parade and Service Rau rangatira ma e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.  E ngā hau e whā Kia ora tātou katoa.  Greetings to everyone gathered here this morning. We come together this year on the 104th anniversary of the Anzacs landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915 and the […]

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 […]

Speed Limits Bylaw Hearing

In March Auckland Transport consulted on the introduction of a new bylaw to set new speed limits, including lower speed limits for approximately 10% of Auckland’s local roads. Hearings are currently underway to present to a hearings panel made up of AT Board Chair, Mark Gilbert, AT Board member Sir Michael Cullen,  Exec GM Service […]

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 […]

Chair’s monthly report February 2019

This is my first report for 2019 covering the period 12 December 2018 until 11 February 2019. I’m really fortunate to have fantastic colleagues on the Waitematā Local Board supported by an outstanding team. After our final workshop of the year it has become a tradition to have lunch together and for board members to […]

Monthly Chair’s report December 2018

Report covering the period 12 November until 12 December 2018.  It is included in the local board business meeting agenda held on 11 December This is my final report for the year. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my hard-working fellow local board members, the outstanding Local Board services team who support the […]

Auckland City Centre buzzing to the sound of people

The Auckland Council Planning Committee considered a report today to approve the proposed process for updating and digitising the 2012 Auckland City Centre Masterplan (CCMP) and Waterfront Plan and to approve development of new Masterplan content for 2019: i)     Māori Outcomes ii)    Grafton Gully Boulevard iii)    Access for Everyone Here is my presentation under Local […]

Chair’s monthly report November 2018

This report covers the period 10 October until 11 November 2018 and is included in the local board November business meeting agenda  Penny Bright Acknowledgement At our October local board meeting we formally acknowledged Penny Bright (photo right in one of her last campaigns against cycleways). MOVED by Chairperson P Coom, seconded by Deputy Chairperson […]