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

 

City continues moves to protect heritage buildings

MEDIA RELEASE
20 June 2005


City continues moves to protect heritage buildings

Better protection for Auckland’s heritage architecture is increasing with proposals to list additional buildings within the city’s district plan.

Auckland City Council has announced proposed plan changes to both the isthmus district plan and the central area plan to schedule eight significant heritage buildings.

“These additions to the district plan will ensure the heritage fabric of the city is maintained,” says chairperson of the Environment, Heritage and Urban Form Committee, Councillor Christine Caughey. “Six of the seven buildings in the central area plan have been proposed for scheduling as category ‘B’ buildings, while one is proposed as category ‘A’ building.

“42 St Stephen’s Avenue has been proposed for scheduling as a category B building. This move reflects the importance this council places on the protection of heritage buildings,” says Ms Caughey. “Following months of assessment and evaluation this building has been put forward for protection under the isthmus district plan.”

The list of buildings include:

Proposed category B buildings

42 St Stephen's Ave, Parnell

13 Albert Street, CBD – former ‘Yates Building’

10 Eden Crescent, CBD – former ‘Hotel Cargen’

140 Hobson Street, CBD – former ‘Prince of Wales Hotel/Tavern’

164-168 Hobson Street, CBD – former ‘Commercial Building’

44-48 Queen Street, CBD – The ‘Imperial Building’

26 Wyndham Street, CBD – former ‘Gas Co Building’

Proposed category A building

16 Waterloo Quadrant, CBD – ‘Newman Hall’.


The plan changes have been publicly notified and details are available on Auckland City’s website, www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/centralareaplan for the CBD buildings and www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/isthmusplan for information on 42 St Stephen’s Ave.

Aucklanders are encouraged to make a submission on the proposed plan changes by Friday 22 July 2005.

“This proposed plan change further signals this council's active commitment to the heritage status of these Auckland buildings and the importance they play in creating a sense of place in our city,” says Ms Caughey.


Ends

© 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