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

 

Aucklanders have spoken on future of communities

9 August 2011

Aucklanders have spoken on future of communities

A new era in the development of local communities is a step closer as Auckland’s local boards consider residents’ views on the future of their area.

A month-long period for submissions on draft local board plans – blueprints for Auckland’s diverse local communities – closed at 4pm on Monday 8 August.

Auckland Council's Local Board Services Manager, Karen Lyons, says: “Aucklanders have spoken on the things that matter to them most in their local communities. So far, we have received around 5,000 submissions on the draft local board plans, with many people writing passionately on issues such as heritage, transport, recreation facilities and the environment.”

“We thank all those who took the time to make their voice heard. Your views will help shape what happens in your area over the next three years and beyond.”

Each of Auckland’s 21 local boards have prepared draft local board plans that set out local aspirations and priorities and will guide decisions the local boards make over the next three years and beyond. Local board plans will feed into other key Auckland Council plans, such as the Auckland Plan and 2012-22 Long-term Plan.

Hearings are now underway at which people can speak in support of their submissions. Others are welcome to attend and listen to discussions on their local area. Local boards will then decide what changes will be made to the draft plan before a final version is adopted in October.

Information on the hearings taking place in your area is available online at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/haveyoursay, or by calling the Auckland Council on

(09) 301 0101


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On Some After-thoughts About The Climate Change Commission Report

The notion that New Zealand is pluckily - or foolishly – punching above its weight in the march towards carbon neutrality by the year 2050 seems entirely deluded. Either way though, the idea seems too useful for the politicians to surrender it willingly... More>>

 


National: National Will Reverse Interest Deductibility Changes

The arrival of the belated interest deductibility and Brightline rules discussion document brings with it confirmation of what an unprincipled mess the proposed legislation is, National’s Shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly and Housing spokesperson Nicola Willis say... More>>

Government: 1 Million More Pfizer Doses To Arrive In July

Pfizer has scheduled delivery of an estimated 1 million doses of vaccine to New Zealand during July, COVID1-9 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said today... More>>

Merit: Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 List

The full list of those acknowledged... More>>

ALSO:


Jewish Council: New Zealand Not Immune From Rise In Antisemitism

The representative body of New Zealand Jewry, the NZ Jewish Council (NZJC), has expressed concern about the high number of antisemitic incidents in New Zealand recorded last month. Spokesperson for the NZJC, Juliet Moses, said... More>>

NZNO: Nurses Reject DHB Offer And Confirm Strike Action

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members who work in DHBs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a second offer in their current round of multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) negotiations... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels