We Stand Together Diverse as we are together The Diversity Festival that is being held at Hayman Park in Manukau on April 6 was long organised before the Terror Attack … Continue reading We Are With You: Celebrate Diversity April 6 in Manukau
Manukau to pick up new tech park as MIT expands Excellent news for Manukau City Centre and Southern Auckland today as MIT announce the expansion of their MIT Manukau Campus. … Continue reading MIT Expansion: Tech Park a ‘Game Changer’ for MIT
How to make fruit accessible to the population? As fruit picking season gets underway I am a rather interesting pickle of what to do with all my Japanese Plums, Peacherenes … Continue reading Garden Splendour, Fruit Everywhere But Not a Tree to be seen in Auckland Parks
Excellent presentation to Planning Committee On Tuesday the Planning Committee were to make a decision on how to continue to advance housing in Auckland. While the Councillors selected a sub … Continue reading Looking at Housings Differently. Council Gets a Ruler Across the Knuckles for being Slow in Housing
When your scheduled 30 minute – 6-monthly catch up goes all afternoon… When your scheduled 30 minute – 6 monthly catch up extends to a 90 minute deep discussion on … Continue reading Bright Future Ahead for #OurManukau and Southern Auckland
Fitting tribute to the people of the South In 2013 I wrote: South Auckland – The Rising Jewel in Auckland’s Crown It looked at the rising stars and raw talent … Continue reading The Jewel in Auckland’s Crown: South Auckland Strikes It Out With International Stardom!
Making People Come to You While Erasing Identity will never help people participate in Democracy A question? Is Auckland Council’s consultation processes for things like the Auckland Plan and Unitary … Continue reading White Noise in Auckland; how Auckland Council needs to be dynamic in reaching its citizens when talking Auckland Plan
The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
10% of our roads will be up for speed limit reviews Auckland Transport was never the fastest organisation to even react to what goes on around it. With serious and … Continue reading Auckland Transport Proceeds at Glacial Pace in Lowering Urban and Rural Speed-limits (and subsequent carnage)
Expanding the Car Free Queen Street idea South! After the fanfare over the last two days of Queen Street to be car free next year (see: Auckland Council Moves Towards Car … Continue reading Access 4 Everyone: Manukau and Papakura