Proposed Plan Change 38 – Changes to Cultural Heritage of the North Shore

Plan Change 38 introduces changes to Chapter 11: Cultural Heritage of the North Shore section of Auckland Council District Plan. The Resource Management Act 1991 requires Auckland Council to recognise, provide for, and protect historic heritage as a matter of national significance under the Act. The Council’s methods to achieve this include the listing of […]

Proposed Plan Change 38: How will this impact Birkenhead?

Proposed Plan Change 38 Schedule of Buildings, Objects and Places of Heritage Significance How will this impact Birkenhead? If you would like to be part of the Birkenhead Residents Association sub-committee looking at how these proposals will impact Birkenhead, please contact us NOW! For more details: NSTA article Heritage fears rising   In brief: The […]

Heritage fears rising

KEEPING CHARACTER: Eleven commercial buildings on Victoria Rd have had their heritage status downgraded by the Auckland Council. More than 100 North Shore buildings have lost their heritage protection leaving them open for development, Kaipatiki Local Board member Grant Gillon says. Mr Gillon says recent changes to the district plan heritage schedule leave him suspicious […]