Stalwart campaigner Sue Pawley and her sheep Multi were farewelled at Kennedy Point last Sunday as they set off on their journey to deliver Sue’s petition to Parliament.Sue has gathered thousands of signatures against the construction of the consented...
Auckland Council spends too much on itself, councillor Mike Lee said last week as he announced he will stand again for the Waitemata and Gulf Ward in this year’s council elections.Too much remains to be done for him to...
Proposed changes to dog rules are worrying some owners, and the Waiheke Local Board has requested discretion from council to determine local time and season rules.Time and season rules are used in public areas such as beaches and parks...
Deputy chair stands down - Paul Walden is taking a leave of absence for two months from 24 August to 24 October from his position as deputy chair of the Waiheke Local Board.Auckland Council has filed five charges against Mr...
Survey finds we have little say on island’s biggest problemsA survey to benchmark plans to test a more inclusive style of governance for Waiheke has residents slamming both Auckland Council and Auckland Transport on their current levels of communication...
Are you driving towards safer speeds?Auckland Transport’s most recent Safe Speed campaign “Love Our Local Community” is over. The Waiheke local board will meet with AT representatives on 31 August to discuss the impact of the campaign and plans...
Paul Walden, a Waiheke Local Board member and for five years its chairman, was at the board offices earlier this month when police and half a dozen Auckland Council officials arrived to serve a search warrant on his wife...
Some supporters of the incorporated society SKP that appealed to the Environment Court to prevent a marina being built at Kennedy Point may end up having to pay court costs out of their own pockets if the developer has...
After 13 years of frustration, decision-making power over the future of council-owned land at Matiatia has been handed to Waiheke Local Board.The “delegation” of authority, approved by Auckland Council last week, represents a significant step towards making better sense...
Waiheke will be the final resting place for Jim Anderton, one of New Zealand’s most influential politicians in a career that spanned three decades.Mr Anderton, a former deputy prime minister and president of the Labour Party, will be remembered...