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

 


V8 Supercar street race - where to from here?

Auckland's bid for a V8 Supercar street race - where to from here?

Auckland City is bidding to host a V8 Supercar street race for seven years starting from April 2006.

The city is looking at providing either a $3.5 million loan to or entering into a joint venture with event promoters, IMG, depending on which option is most favourable for the city. A decision about the preferred option is likely to be announced in April 2004.

The sport’s governing body AVESCO is expected to announce the successful host city for the event at the end of April 2004, when company executives will be in New Zealand for the PlaceMakers V8 International race at Pukekohe.

If the city’s race bid is successful, the final decision on participating and the commercial arrangement will be subject to: an independent professional peer review a decision by the Finance and Corporate Business Committee (which has been delegated authority by the full council).

If the bid succeeds, Auckland City will work closely with key stakeholders to address any concerns about the event.

The resource consent process will then determine the level of formal public consultation required for this event.

IMG (the event promoters) will need to apply to council for resource consent. Auckland City will evaluate the impact of the event on the city, and how it fits within the District Plan, and then make a decision on whether a publicly notified or a non-notified resource consent is required. Also, the city can place certain conditions on resource consents concerning issues like noise levels. Auckland City’s bid will also be subject to the necessary consents being in place by September 2004.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Corrections Corrected: Supreme Court Rules On Release Dates

Corrections has always followed the lawful rulings of the Court in its calculation of sentence release dates. On four previous occasions, the Court of Appeal had upheld Corrections’ practices in calculating pre-sentence detention. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UN

In New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home… We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food. More>>

ALSO:

Treaty Settlements: Bills Delayed As NZ First Pulls Support

Ngāruahine, Te Atiawa and Taranaki are reeling today as they learnt that the third and final readings of each Iwi’s Historical Treaty Settlement Bills scheduled for this Friday, have been put in jeopardy by the actions of NZ First. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Damage De-Regulation Is Doing To Fisheries And Education, Plus Kate Tempest

Our faith in the benign workings of the market – and of the light-handed regulation that goes with it – has had a body count. Back in 1992, the free market friendly Health Safety and Employment Act gutted the labour inspectorate and turned forestry, mining and other workplace sites into death traps, long before the Pike River disaster. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news