Thursday, April 25, 2019

“We want our money back”

A young couple are distraught that they cannot get back $37,777.50 they paid to the wrong bank account. Shirley Li thought she had transferred the...

APPEAL TO PROTECT OUR VIEWS BEGINS TO GATHER MOMENTUM

Donations have started to pour in for the Protect Stockade Hill Views Appeal and the fundraising effort will ramp up in the coming weeks.

Metlifecare purchases prime property in Botany

Metlifecare Limited today announced the conditional acquisition of a new site located in  Botany. The company intends to invest $140 million developing the 2.38 hectare...

Work on new Whitford subdivision underway

A new development in Whitford has already sold more than half of its available sites.

Fight starts to protect views

Out-of-scope changes which have the potential to block iconic view shafts from Stockade Hill and Crawford Park, Howick, have been left in the Auckland Unitary Plan (AUP) to be publicly notified tomorrow

High rise threat to village continues

Auckland Council’s reply on building heights described as disingenuous, as Marianne Kelly reports...

Unitary Plan battles mainly won for Howick, Howick HRRA Chair says

Gayleen Mackereth, who has spear-headed a fight for Howick in Auckland Unitary Plan hearings over the past few months, is pleased to have “protected our precious Howick”.

Residents quarry battle underway

A fund-raising campaign has been kicked off by Clevedon residents who are trying to stop expansion of a local quarry. Auckland Council received about 250...

Capital Gains Tax – alarm bells should be ringing

RSM New Zealand (Auckland) at Highbrook heard from Former Bell Gully tax partner Joanne Hodge on capital gains tax at a presentation on Thursday...

Shock at threat to view shaft

Howick people have made their feelings known to Auckland City councillors about proposed housing intensification threatening iconic view shafts from the Picton Street ridge.