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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


Save St Mary’s Bay

Save St Mary’s Bay from Council’s intensification plans Lodge your submission by Sept 29 Contribute to the Fighting Fund Talk to your neighbours Join St Mary’s Bay Association Residents Update and Submission Guidelines On Thursday 8th September the St Mary’s Bay Association (SMBA) held a residents meeting at the Richmond Yacht Club at Westhaven, attended Read More


What value our city’s history?

…..Not much it would seem On Tuesday 19 April Auckland Council pulled back the covers on a preliminary proposal for amending Auckland’s Unitary Plan, to meet the government’s plans for housing intensification. The proposal amounts to a garroting of years of city planning and citizen participation, particularly the preservation of the character of our older Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Save the Leys: How to help

Following a seismic assessment which deemed the buildings unsafe, the Leys Institute was closed abruptly by Auckland Council on 20 December last year. On 26 February more than 150 banner-carrying protesters gathered outside the Leys Institute and called on Waitemata Local Board chair Richard Northey to champion the residents’ desire to return the closed library Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Not enough details on bridge path

Too many details are still missing in NZTA’s plans for the city end of the Northern Pathway, a walking and cycling path between Albany and central Auckland. The section formerly known as SkyPath is closest to St Mary’s Bay and runs from Akoranga over the harbour bridge to Westhaven. The St Mary’s Bay Association and Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Wynyard Quarter: What’s going on?

If you’re out for a walk around Wynyard Quarter you may be wondering what all the construction is about. The area is being prepared for the America’s Cup in early 2022 and projects include: superyacht pontoons on the Hobson Wharf extension; wavebreaks; the new Sealink site; America’s Cup syndicate structures on Wynyard Point; extension of Read More

Notice of AGM and Agenda Nov 2023

Weedy kerbs? Jacobs Ladder a problem?

Is your kerbside covered in weeds? Are you concerned about inadequate maintenance of St Mary’s Bay Park? Do you have safety fears about the poor condition of the nosing on the Jacob’s Ladder steps? Then contact Auckland Council to report poor maintenance. Simply fill in this online form and the council will log this Read More