Decision by the Commission is coming closer

Dear supporters. You may have seen the story in the Marketplace of 5 July re ‘New action on breakaway bid’.  It follows a significant concession by the Local Government Commission [LGC].   For the past few months a consultancy firm, Morrison Low, has been conducting an analysis for the LGC of the financial implications of new…

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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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