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SMBA’S submission on PC 78

NOTICE OF SUBMISSION ON PROPOSED PLAN CHANGE 78 AUCKLAND UNITARY PLAN TO: Planning Technician, Auckland Council Email: SUBMITTER DETAILS FULL NAME ST MARYS BAY ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED (“the Association”) ADDRESS OF SUBMITTER TELEPHONE 09 3765414 or 021 902 744 EMAIL SCOPE OF SUBMISSION This is a submission opposing Proposed Plan Change 78 as it Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Leys Institute closed after earthquake fears

Following the completion of a seismic assessment, which found structural issues that make the buildings unsafe, the Leys Institute was closed by Auckland Council abruptly on 20 December 2019. On 26 February 2020 more than 150 banner-carrying protesters gathered outside the Leys Institute and called on Waitemata Local Board chair Richard Northey to champion the Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Security in the Reserve

The St Mary’s Bay Association met with police recently to discuss security risks in the Reserve. This followed a 5am attack on a woman jogging through the reserve. Fortunately, a cyclist heard the woman’s screams and came to her aid. The offender ran off and appears to have fled by climbing over several fences in Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

‘Over-height’ apartments

Proposed ‘over height’ development: 99 College Hill-18 Dublin Street Mansons TCLM have applied for a resource consent under the Special Housing Area legislation to redevelop a site towards the top of College Hill that runs through to Dublin Street. The 2364 sqm site presently contains a two-level residential building originally developed as a motel, but Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Auckland Unitary Plan

The Auckland Unitary Plan creates a complete new rulebook defining what can and can’t be built in Auckland. At its heart is the Auckland Council’s desire for intensification. The proposed plan, published in 2013 was accepted by Auckland Council in August 2016. This followed extensive submissions and consideration by the Independent Hearing Panel. In 2015 Read More