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

 

Also, Loan Interest: Productivity Commission On Tertiary Education

Key recommendations include better quality control; making it easier for students to transfer between courses; abolishing University Entrance; enabling tertiary institutions to own and control their assets; making it easier for new providers to enter the system; and facilitating more and faster innovation by tertiary education providers... More>>

ALSO:

Higher Payments: Wellington Regional Council Becomes A Living Wage Employer

Councillor Sue Kedgley said she was delighted that the Wellington Regional Council unanimously adopted her motion to become a Living Wage employer, making it the first regional council in New Zealand to do so. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Images:
Dame Patsy Reddy Sworn In As Governor-General

This morning Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn in as the New Zealand Realm’s 21st Governor-General. The ceremony began with a pōwhiri to welcome Dame Patsy and her husband Sir David Gascoigne to Parliament. More>>

ALSO:

Ruataniwha: DOC, Hawke's Bay Council Developer Take Supreme Court Appeal

The Department of Conservation and Hawke's Bay Regional Investment Company (HBRIC) are appealing to the Supreme Court over a conservation land swap which the Court of Appeal halted. More>>

ALSO:

With NZ's Marama Davidson: Women’s Flotilla Leaves Sicily – Heading For Gaza

Women representing 13 countries spanning five continents began their journey yesterday on Zaytouna-Oliva to the shores of Gaza, which has been under blockade since 2007. On board are a Nobel Peace Laureate, three parliamentarians, a decorated US diplomat, journalists, an Olympic athlete, and a physician. A list of the women with their background can be found here. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Key Style Of Crisis Management

At Monday’s post Cabinet press conference Key was in his finest wide- eyed “Problem? What problem?” mode. No, there wasn’t really a problem that top MPI officials had been at odds with each other over the meaning of the fisheries policy and how that policy should be pursued... More>>

ALSO:

Mt Roskill: Greens Will Not Stand In Likely Post-Goff By-Election

“The Green Party’s priority is changing the Government in 2017, and as part of that we’ve decided that we won’t stand a candidate in the probable Mt Roskill by-election... This decision shows the Memorandum of Understanding between Labour and the Green Party is working." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news