Local Government Commissioners on Waiheke Island

Two very distinguished Local Government Commissioners will be spending all of Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th of September on Waiheke to hear from what they hope will be a wide range of locals about whether or not the Commission should propose a separate local council for Waiheke. The two Commissioners are the Chair, Sir Wira…

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LGC coming to Waiheke and the RUB (rural urban boundary)

Dear Our Waiheke supporters.   We have been contacted by the Local Government Commission and been told to expect Commissioners to come to Waiheke to consult the community on our application to secede.  they expect to start around the middle of September [but don’t be surprised if it later]. The Commissioners expect to hold public…

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John Meeuwsen’s open letter to the Local Government Commission

Below is John Meeuwsen’s open letter to the Local Government Commission The decision by Commissioners to treat the Our Waiheke’s application as an ‘alternative’ application for the affected area determined for the North Rodney reorganisation application process’ is potentiaĺly very disadvantageous to both North Rodney’s and Waiheke’s applications. It also begs legal questions which may…

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Local Government Commission accepts Our Waiheke application to assess re-organisation

  18 March 2016 John Meeuwsen   Tena koe,   Thank you for your letter of 7 December 2015, submitting a reorganisation application on behalf of Our Waiheke seeking the establishment of a unitary authority for Waiheke Island and its immediate surrounds. Further to your phone conversation with Rewi Henderson, Lead Advisor, Reorganisation, on 10…

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