Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Liaison group established Henderson development

Liaison group established for Henderson developments

Waitakere City Council has set-up a liaison group in Henderson to help improve communication and problem-solving while the new Waitakere City Library and UNITEC Campus are being built in the open space between Ratanui Street and Trading Place, Henderson.

The liaison group will comprise elected members, Council staff, architects and representatives of affected businesses.

The Council’s City Development Committee decided on the liaison group to formalise communication with Henderson business people, particularly to talk about possible impacts on nearby businesses during construction.

A deputation to the Committee, led by Henderson businessman, Dean Thomson, presented issues to be dealt with through this process.

Deputy Mayor and City Development Committee chair, Carolynne Stone, says the liaison group will provide a number of benefits.

“These projects will have a major impact on the local business community. Therefore, it is important that during the development of the library, UNITEC and Civic Centre sites, there is a managed process by which the local business community can contribute ideas or successfully raise concerns in a timely manner,” Cr Stone says.

The Council’s Director of Corporate and Civic Services, Ross McLeod, reassured Mr Thomson that current plans were still very much in a preliminary stage and the issues raised by the delegation could be taken into account, during the design process.

“A win-win situation is the best possible outcome and we are committed to achieving that by working with the business community,” Mr McLeod says.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Peters/Ardern Triumph

There are a lot of good reasons to feel joyful about this outcome. It is what so many young voters – the best hope for the country’s future – wanted.

Far more important than the implications for the Economy Gods ( is the dollar up or down? ) last night’s outcome will also mean many, many vulnerable New Zealanders will have a better life over the next three years at least.

Yet the desire for change was in the majority, across the country..>>>More


Reaction

Labour on its agreement |Peters: Post-Election Announcement Speech | Greenpeace “cautiously hopeful” about new Government | ACT - Madman on the loose | E tū ecstatic | Chamber welcomes the outcome | Greens on their joining Govt | EDS welcomes new govt | Immigrant groups worry | Feds ready to engage new coalition government | Labour Ministers of the Crown announced

 

Climate: Increasing Greenhouse Emissions Hit NZ

New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and climate…More>>

ALSO:


Wellington.Scoop: Arrests At Blockade Of "Weapons Expo"

“We encourage people in Wellington to get down to the Westpac Stadium now for a day of awesome peace action. There will be plenty of food, music and activities to keep us sustained through the day.” More>>

ALSO:

Rorschach Restructuring: PSA Taking Inland Revenue To Court Over Psychometrics

The Public Service Association will be seeing Inland Revenue in Employment Court over its intention to psychometrically test employees reapplying for their roles at the department as part of its controversial Business Transformation restructuring plan. More>>

ALSO:

Nuclear Disarmament: Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Awarded To ICAN

Congratulations from iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand to international iCAN, the other iCAN national campaigns and partner organisations, and the countless organisations and individuals who have worked so hard for a nuclear weapons-free world since 1945. More>>

ALSO:

Expenses: Waikato DHB CEO Resigns

An independent inquiry has identified that Dr Murray had spent more than the agreed $25K allocated for relocation costs, and other unauthorized expenses involving potential financial breaches of the chief executive’s obligations. More>>

ALSO:

Wellington.Scoop: Sad About The Trolley Buses?

The Regional Council’s MetLink is today spending money to tell us that it really loves Wellington’s trolley buses, even though they’re all being taken off our roads by the end of this month. More>>

ALSO:

Post-Election: Preliminary Coalition Talks Begin

New Zealand First will hold post-election preliminary discussions in Wellington with the National Party tomorrow morning and the Labour Party tomorrow afternoon. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election