Tag archive for "Council"

The Gap Piha

Environment, Local News

‘The Gap’ – Have your say !

1 Comment 11 December 2016

Feedback wanted on ‘The Gap’ proposal Have your say – it’s important A poorly advertised ‘feedback session’ was held in the Old School House in Piha yesterday on the proposed plans for The Gap land recently purchased from Piha’s Beyers Family. There are a number of issues on the table and the following are just […]

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Environment, Local News, What's Happening

The Gap – have your say

No Comments 07 December 2016

‘The Gap’ Draft Concept Plan Waitakere Ranges Regional Park When: 10th December Where:  Old School House (behind West Coast Gallery) Time: 10am – 2pm NOTE: Online feedback available online from 10th December

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Piha CoastCare walk

Local News

Council Freedom Camping Update

No Comments 02 December 2016

Potential pilot for freedom camping What you need to know I received this from Councillor Linda Cooper this evening Over the last few days, a number of emails have been circulating among Local Board members on a potential freedom camping pilot. The information circulated to Local Board members last week was not completely clear on […]

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Environment, What's Happening

Just have another hui !!

6 Comments 07 November 2016

Permanent Health Warning Five swimming areas in Waitakere now have ‘permanent health warnings‘. I think I might take my car into Henderson tomorrow.  Then I’ll remove it’s ‘Warrant of Fitness’ and go cruising.  If I’m spotted by police I’ll snub my nose at them then wait and see how much the fine is and if […]

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Waitakere Ranges Local Board

Local News

Who are these people ?

No Comments 13 August 2016

Auckland Local Elections 2016 The ‘final’ list is out and here are the West’s candidates New Zealand is a democracy.   We vote, one vote per person, for the people who represent us both at a Council level (Ward) and Local level (Board). Please vote     Council – Waitakere Ward (2) Linda Cooper – Independent […]

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Piha Opinion, What's Happening

Is this a ‘friend fest’ or what ?

6 Comments 10 August 2016

The Piha Ratepayers & Residents show their bias Election : Meet the Candidates they say ! It’s always been my observation that the Piha R & R are not here for us, the residents and ratepayers of Piha.   If they were then a whole lot more candidates would know about this. Today I contacted […]

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PAUP Auckland Unitary Plan

Local News

PAUP: enabling of people and communities

2 Comments 27 July 2016

Auckland Unitary Plan – Recommendations Independent Panel listens to the people I was there till the end AND I was listened to.  Submissions to the Unitary Plan – All I wanted was for the Panel to acknowledge PEOPLE live in communities in the Ranges AND we love our environment. I submitted to the ‘Proposed Unitary […]

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Local News

What is the truth – Up or down?

No Comments 19 July 2016

Auckland Council Chief Executive replies Has Auckland Council decreased funding for KDP?  (Kauri Dieback Programme) A group called ‘Waitakere Combined Residents and Ratepayers Assn Group meets bi-monthly. They recently wrote to Auckland’s Chief Executive Stephen Town, left,  about the ‘cut’ in Kauri Dieback.   For your interest, or not, here is their letter and Stephen Town’s […]

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Education Land Piha

Local News, What's Happening

Will Auckland Council purchase Edu Land?

No Comments 17 July 2016

Education Land in Piha Acquisition of public open space – Piha AC’s Parks, Recreation & Sports Committee meet this Wednesday July 20th and will decide whether to purchase the ‘Education Land’ in Piha behind the Art Gallery. There are three ‘groups’ in Piha interested in using the land The West Coast Art Gallery – use […]

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Lagoon pollution

Local News, Piha Opinion

Did you receive one of these?

No Comments 01 July 2016

Not all Piha or Karekare received this A ‘Love your Lagoons’ brochure with a fridge magnet ‘Handy Wastewater Tips’ Financial restraints, I am told, meant only households in the ‘Lagoon catchment’ areas received one of these.  Silly, in my opinion, as all our water ends up in the ocean somehow. Handy Wastewater Tips: ensure your […]

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Welcome Pack Heritage Area

Environment, Local News

What would you like ‘Welcome Pack’?

No Comments 30 June 2016

You’re moving into the Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area What would you like to see in a  ‘Welcome Pack? So you’ve never lived in the Heritage Area but are about to move in.  Some of the things you might like to know could be: Rubbish collection including recycling Information, maybe, on your Local Area Plan Information on […]

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Vote Local Elections

Local News, What's Happening

2016 Local Elections : Get ready

1 Comment 27 June 2016

Get ready to vote in the 2016 Local Elections Councils, Local Boards, District Health Boards elections will be held later this year. Are you aware that if you own a property in Piha or Karekare or Anawhata etc and in the city that you can vote for two Local Boards? You only get ONE vote […]

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