Choked

Choked

  MPs standing up for our local beach. Steven Joyce has got it wrong and clearly hasn’t been fully informed of the situation. On 18 DEC 2015 the public had a 50m wide easement along pacific road. It is now getting choked down to 20m for the last 200m+ before the reserve. Winston Peters has something to say about this…

Te Arai Situation Update – December 2016

Te Arai Situation Update – December 2016

Here is an update of the current situation as we know it at Te Arai North. SAVE Te Arai and other groups have been diligently working behind the scenes in communication with Council, Councillors and members of Parliament to try and get a better outcome than what is currently being forced upon us. Recent article in Herald on Sunday Many have read the article and although it touches on some of the issues the the community is facing with the…

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Illegal earthworks in public reserve – September 2016

Illegal earthworks in public reserve – September 2016

Hi all, it has been a while since our last posts. The committee has been working diligently behind the scenes to achieve better outcomes than have been proposed. Unfortunately our requests for information from Council are being delayed but the outcomes for both the Pacific Road easement and the enormous amount of earthworks that have occurred in the reserve are on going. What we can tell you that the developers have been illegally building up what was a small weir…

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Parks and Rec General Manager, Mace Ward, to resolve access issues at Pacific Road Carpark…. Maybe

Parks and Rec General Manager, Mace Ward, to resolve access issues at Pacific Road Carpark…. Maybe

Many have read the 20/5/2016 article in the NZ Herald that the developers have agreed to leave Pacific Road and the current carpark alone. General Manager of Parks, Sport and Recreation for Auckland Council, Mace Ward contacted SAVE Te Arai on Friday afternoon to inform us that the developers have a proposal to put forward to the community that retains the current access and carpark for all modes of transport. We have not seen any proposal and we have made…

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Easement changes need to go through Central Government

Easement changes need to go through Central Government

In an effort to clarify many community members concerns. ANY changes to the easement along Pacific Road need to be sent to the Responsible Ministers under the Crown Forest Assets Act. As part of this process the affected community needs to be publicly notified and a submission process followed. We hope that the Developers and Auckland Council can come to their senses and reassess the proposed movement of the carpark before it gets to the Ministers, but there is an…

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Council Ruling in 2015 as to whether the movement of the carpark had to be notified

Council Ruling in 2015 as to whether the movement of the carpark had to be notified

Below is the full excerpt that outlines concerns from advisers to the council (Richard Hollier) and that it is important to ‘safeguard’ future access. Much of which has been relinquished through this non-notified process. Do you think that the restriction of the level access to a public reserve and public beach has ‘less than minor’ impact to the current users?

#savetearai

#savetearai

Great day down at the Mangawhai Markets today. Lots of information conveyed and concerned locals and visitors alike. We kicked off our petition with loads of signatures. So watch this space for more info on the online version of that petition to come very soon. We also sold out of our car stickers, so we will sort out another order and let everyone that missed out know about that. Show the love and spread the word. #SaveTeArai.

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