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


Residents Welcome 'Pak 'N Save' progress

Glenfield Ratepayers &Residents Association
Chairman; David Thornton

media release 29 May 2006

Residents Welcome ‘Pak ‘N Save’progress

[Statement from David Thornton, Chairman]

Glenfield residents will welcome the news that another step forward has been taken towards the opening of the new Pak’n Save supermarket in Wairau Road,Glenfield.

The settlement announced between Transit and North Shore City Council should resolve all outstanding issues and, in view of the years of consultation and investigation leading to the present situation, the granting of a new resource consent by the council should be a formality – or, at the very least, a speedy conclusion.

At a public meeting organised by this Association last year local residents expressed anger at the late intervention of Transit NZ which has prevented the almost completed building from opening.

Residents were also angry that rival supermarket chain Woolworths/Foodtown had used every means possible under the Resource Management Act, and through the Courts, to prevent the Pak ‘n Save development.

We now require the North Shore City Council to act with all speed in hearing the new resource consent application.


© 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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news