A Message from John Meeuwsen

Tena kotou katoa, dear Our Waiheke supporters Since quite a few of us gathered late in November at the MORRA Hall to hear the decision of the Local Government Commissioners about our application for a Waiheke Unitary Council, the decision has weighed heavily with me. Frankly for the first few weeks after we were turned…

Our Waiheke open letter response to the Local Government Commission

Suzanne Doig, CEO, Local Government Commission. Our Waiheke response to the Morrison Low “Auckland Reorganisation Process: Auckland Options Assessment” report. Dear Suzanne, Thanks to the LGC for giving Our Waheke an opportunity to access the Morrison Low [ML] report. We have been considering it for some days and, frankly, we believe the report is not…

Dan Ballard

Lets show them

Having governance that is fiscally sensible, accountable, efficient, and responsive to the unique needs of Waiheke is what all Waihekeans want, right? Waiheke is not a suburb of Auckland, it is separate and distinct from Auckland; it is the island that Aucklanders come to when they want to “get away from” Auckland. For too long…