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

 

Chamberlain Park Golf Course Saved

C&R Communities and Residents

Chamberlain Park Golf Course Saved!

"The community has been heard, we’ve saved Chamberlain Park!" says Rachel Langton of the Albert Eden Local Board.

The C&R, Communities & Residents, team are delighted to announce that the newly elected Albert-Eden Local Board have unanimously voted to protect the 18-hole Chamberlain Park golf course, to restore Waitiitiko/Meola stream, provide a local park, and build walking and cycling ways around the course.

"Its an outstanding result for our local community and ends the controversial plan to develop Chamberlain Park into artificial sportsfields and a reduced 9-hole golf course", says Member Langton, "The Local Board will instead address the sportsfield capacity shortfall by upgrading a number of the 30 current sportfields in the Albert Eden area."

"This plan is unanimous and it truely is a win/win situation for the whole Local Board and community” says Member Langton.

After the local election C&R won an extra seat on the Albert-Eden Local Board, resulting in a 4-4 split. The team have been in intense negotiations over the past month deciding on the future of Chamberlain Park and the issue of which team will get the Chair, and casting vote, of the Local Board.

"We have unanimously agreed on splitting the Chair role, and we're excited to announce that C&R member Lee Corrick has been appointed Chair of the Albert Eden Local Board for the last half of this term, and deputy Chair for the first half. She is a great local advocate and will serve our community well" said Member Langton.

"The new Albert-Eden Local Board is committed to working collaboratively and ending this divisive period of the Local Board’s history" said Deputy Chair Corrick, "We would like to thank the local community groups, and Save Chamberlain Park, who have worked hard to protect this beautiful green open space from development. We are committed to continuing to listen to our community and giving everyone a voice".

"This is an outstanding result for our community and for the future of Chamberlain Park".

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Chilling The Warm Fuzzies About The US/China Trade Deal

Hold the champagne, folks. This week’s China/US deal is more about a change in tone between the world’s two biggest economies – thank goodness they’re not slapping more tariffs on each other! - than a landmark change in substance. The high walls of US and Chinese tariffs built in recent years will largely remain intact, and few economists are predicting the deal will significantly boost the growth prospects for a slowing US economy. As the New York Times noted this morning, the likes of New Zealand will still face the trade barriers imposed by the Trump administration during the recent rounds of fighting. More>>

 

PGF Kaikōura $10.88M: Boost In Tourism & Business

The Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is investing $10.88 million to boost business and tourism opportunities in Kaikōura, Parliamentary Undersecretary for Regional Economic Development, Fletcher Tabuteau announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Whitebaiting: Govt Plans To Protect Announced

With several native whitebait species in decline the Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has today released proposals to standardise and improve management of whitebait across New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

Education: Resource For Schools On Climate Change

New resource for schools to increase awareness and understanding of climate change... More>>

ALSO:

In Effect April: New Regulations For Local Medicinal Cannabis

Minister of Health Dr David Clark says new regulations will allow local cultivation and manufacture of medicinal cannabis products that will potentially help ease the pain of thousands of people. More>>

ALSO:


RNZ: New Year Honours: Sporting Greats Among Knights And Dames

Six new knights and dames, including Silver Ferns coach Dame Noeline Taurua and economist Professor Dame Marilyn Waring, have been created in today's New Year's Honours List. The list of 180 recipients - 91 women and 89 men - leans heavily on awards for community service, arts and the media, health and sport.
More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On What An Inquiry Might Look Like

Presumably, if there is to be a ministerial inquiry (at the very least) into the Whakaari/White Island disaster, it will need to be a joint ministerial inquiry. That’s because the relevant areas of responsibility seem to be so deeply interwoven... More>>

ALSO:


 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 


 

InfoPages News Channels