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 […]

Out of step over fitness gear in park

The Kaipatiki Local Board is ignoring the community by installing adult exercise equipment in Little Shoal Bay Reserve according to the Little Shoal Bay Protection Society. Society chairman Tony Holman says a strong response from the community shows that many people do not want the equipment in the reserve, especially on the site proposed. There […]

Equipment spending criticised

GREEN LIGHT: Adult fitness equipment at a cost of $80,000 is set to be installed at Little Shoal Bay. Adult fitness equipment for Little Shoal Bay costing $80,000 is creating controversy. The Kaipatiki Local Board voted five to three in favour of it at their April 11 meeting. But the Northcote Residents Association, the Birkenhead […]

Shoal Bay reserve gym gear not the right fit?

A group that has worked for decades to preserve Little Shoal Bay in Northcote is furious at a decision by the Kaipatiki Local Board. Tony Holman, chairman of Little Shoal Bay Preservation Society, claims the board acted unconstitutionally by voting last week to install adult outdoor exercise equipment worth $80,000 on grass beside Council Tce. […]