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GAG stall hits the streets

Grassroots Action Group: Our City – Our Voices

17 June 2009 for Immediate release

GAG stall hits the streets

The GAG information and submission stall is out and about in Waitakere City from this week to enable people to learn more about the issues and help them make a submission to the select committee on the Super City.

The stall includes a video camera so that people can make a spoken submission if they prefer.

It has been very well received by individuals and the GAG team of volunteers have had plenty of positive feedback as well as some challenging discussions on the issues.

The stall will be in the following locations:

Tuesday 16 June (afternoon) - New Lynn Library

Wednesday 17 June (afternoon and evening) - Glen Eden Library

Thursday 18 June (afternoon and evening) - Glen Eden Library (unconfirmed)

Friday 19 June - (afternoon) - Henderson Central Library

Saturday 20 June (morning) - Oratia Farmers Market 9-12pm

Saturday 20 June (afternoon) - Westwave Aquatic Centre, Henderson

Sunday 21 June (morning) - Avondale Market

Monday 22 June (afternoon) - New Lynn Library (unconfirmed)

Tuesday 23 June (morning and afternoon) - Henderson Central Library (unconfirmed)

Wednesday 24 June (morning and afternoon) - Massey Library

On Friday 19 June Waitakere City Council are holding an open day for making submissions at Westwave Aquatic Centre in Henderson.

On Saturday 20 June the Community Coalition for Auckland are holding a planning workshop at the Chapel, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Henderson from 12pm-4.30pm. See http://www.cc4a.net.nz for more details.

If you'd like to help with the stall the GAG team would love to hear from you. We need more volunteers so we can cover more locations for longer. Please email westiegag@gmail.com if you can help.

Submissions close on Friday 26 June.

Advice on making submissions can be found on the GAG website at www.gag.net.nz






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