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Supermarkets To Face Public On Stalled Pak N Save

Supermarket Chiefs To Face The Public On Stalled 'Pak N Save' Project.

The chief executives of the two major supermarket chains will face up to North Shore residents at a public meeting on the half-built Pak n Save supermarket currently being 'moth-halled' in Wairau Rd following a High Court ruling

Tony Carter from Foodstuffs [Pak n Save, New World and Four Square] and Richard Umbers from Progressive Enterprises [Foodtown, Woolworths and Countdown] will put their points of view at the meeting which will be chaired by Association Chairman, David Thornton.

The meeting has been called following concern expressed by members of the public who had been looking forward to the opening of the new supermarket.

The High Court action, taken by Progressive and Northcote Mainstreet, complained that the North Shore City Council should have publicly notified the resource consent application by Foodstuffs to build the supermarket.

The court found that the Council should have notified Transit New Zealand as an 'affected party' on traffic issues and had failed to do so. Consquently the resource consent given by the council was held to be invalid and work on the project was stopped.

The High Court decision is now being appealed by both Foodstuffs and the council.

The public meeting will ask the parties to give their views on the way forward.

Transit and North Shore City Council have also been invited to the meeting.

The meeting will be at 3pm next Monday, 8th August, in the Glenfield War Memorial Hall, Hall Road, Glenfield.

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