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Key decisions from the 2016 AGM

The following key decisions were made at the 2016 AGM of the Grafton Residents Association, which took place between 3.00pm and 5.00pm on Sunday 17 April 2016 at Grafton Hall: 1.  The GRA will continue to function within a Committee structure: 3 elected officers’ roles were appointed within the Committee: the Chair, the Secretary and… Read more »

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K’Rd traffic free on 1st May

Karangahape Rd (K’Rd) will host Auckland’s biggest traffic-free street event of 2016 on Sunday 1 May from 12pm-7pm as part of Auckland Transport’s Open Streets project. On Sunday 1 May, the stretch of K’Rd from Upper Queen St along to Ponsonby Rd will be completely vehicle-free from 12pm – 7pm. There will be live music, street… Read more »

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Grafton Bridge taxi trial to end

Auckland Transport (AT) has just announced that, as a result of monitoring in November, it will end the 12 month trial for taxis using Grafton Bridge 24 hours a day by the end of the month. Despite driver education and an agreement to adhere to strict conditions, including keeping to the 30km/h speed limit on the… Read more »

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GRA AGM Agenda

The AGM will be held on Sunday 17th April from 3pm – 5pm in the ground floor meeting room, Grafton Hall.  Come and hear the Senior Accommodation Manager for the University of Auckland talk about the future of Grafton Hall.  And have your say on the future of the GRA and key projects for the… Read more »

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Grafton Bridge taxi trial

Since 2009, Grafton Bridge has been a part-time bus lane: from 7.00am to 7.00pm only buses, bicycles, motorbikes and motor scooters are allowed to use the bridge.  From the 2nd of September 2015, Auckland Transport (AT) began a twelve month trial allowing taxis 24 hour access to the Bridge as well. Taxis were allowed to… Read more »

Grafton Bridge at night 2006 panaromic

Consultation on Karangahape Rd enhancements

From 2017, Auckland Transport (AT) and Auckland Council will be improving footpaths and roads through the Karangahape Rd (K’Rd) area. The project, which hopes to ‘preserve the road’s diverse community and unique character’, while supporting the changes that projects such as the new train station for the City Rail Link will make, is looking at various… Read more »

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In memoriam

It is with sadness we report the passing of long term Grafton resident, Emiko Omori. Emi was a respected member of the Grafton community and she will be missed by her friends and neighbours in Seafield View Road. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.

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Thank you from David Haigh

Dear all Many thanks for the wonderful leaving party and gift from the Grafton Residents Association.  Below is a photo of the fabulous book I received from you: From Grafton to Guggenheim by Max Gimblett (one of New Zealand’s great artists.  As a child, Max lived with his mother in Seafield View Road at the… Read more »

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Volunteers needed to distribute newsletter

Could you spare some time to help the GRA distribute the next printed newsletter ahead of this years AGM? Any assistance you can provide would be gratefully accepted – please email info@grafton.org.nz Thank you!

The Gallipoli Cairn Domain

Lantern Festival 2016

Jacqui Wilkinson met with the event organiser at ATEED (now responsible for delivering this event, rather than Auckland Council). Our concerns regarding the lack of traffic management, security, lengthy road closures and a general lack of visual curation were discussed in some detail. Organisers agree these areas must improve. As with everything, timings and budget… Read more »

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  • GRA LOGO

    Key decisions from the 2016 AGM

    The following key decisions were made at the 2016 AGM of the Grafton Residents Association, which took place between 3.00pm and 5.00pm on Sunday 17 April 2016 at Grafton Hall: 1.  The GRA will continue to function within a Committee structure: 3 elected officers’ roles were appointed within the Committee: the Chair, the Secretary and… Read more »

  • Andrew McWilliam 5

    K’Rd traffic free on 1st May

    Karangahape Rd (K’Rd) will host Auckland’s biggest traffic-free street event of 2016 on Sunday 1 May from 12pm-7pm as part of Auckland Transport’s Open Streets project. On Sunday 1 May, the stretch of K’Rd from Upper Queen St along to Ponsonby Rd will be completely vehicle-free from 12pm – 7pm. There will be live music, street… Read more »

  • Grafton Bridge at night 2006 panaromic

    Grafton Bridge taxi trial to end

    Auckland Transport (AT) has just announced that, as a result of monitoring in November, it will end the 12 month trial for taxis using Grafton Bridge 24 hours a day by the end of the month. Despite driver education and an agreement to adhere to strict conditions, including keeping to the 30km/h speed limit on the… Read more »

  • GRA LOGO (Custom)

    GRA AGM Agenda

    The AGM will be held on Sunday 17th April from 3pm – 5pm in the ground floor meeting room, Grafton Hall.  Come and hear the Senior Accommodation Manager for the University of Auckland talk about the future of Grafton Hall.  And have your say on the future of the GRA and key projects for the… Read more »

  • grafton bridge v2 (2)

    Grafton Bridge taxi trial

    Since 2009, Grafton Bridge has been a part-time bus lane: from 7.00am to 7.00pm only buses, bicycles, motorbikes and motor scooters are allowed to use the bridge.  From the 2nd of September 2015, Auckland Transport (AT) began a twelve month trial allowing taxis 24 hour access to the Bridge as well. Taxis were allowed to… Read more »

  • Grafton Bridge at night 2006 panaromic

    Consultation on Karangahape Rd enhancements

    From 2017, Auckland Transport (AT) and Auckland Council will be improving footpaths and roads through the Karangahape Rd (K’Rd) area. The project, which hopes to ‘preserve the road’s diverse community and unique character’, while supporting the changes that projects such as the new train station for the City Rail Link will make, is looking at various… Read more »

  • In memoriam

    It is with sadness we report the passing of long term Grafton resident, Emiko Omori. Emi was a respected member of the Grafton community and she will be missed by her friends and neighbours in Seafield View Road. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.

  • David Haigh farewell 1

    Thank you from David Haigh

    Dear all Many thanks for the wonderful leaving party and gift from the Grafton Residents Association.  Below is a photo of the fabulous book I received from you: From Grafton to Guggenheim by Max Gimblett (one of New Zealand’s great artists.  As a child, Max lived with his mother in Seafield View Road at the… Read more »

  • top-banner-image-5.jpg

    Volunteers needed to distribute newsletter

    Could you spare some time to help the GRA distribute the next printed newsletter ahead of this years AGM? Any assistance you can provide would be gratefully accepted – please email info@grafton.org.nz Thank you!

  • The Gallipoli Cairn Domain

    Lantern Festival 2016

    Jacqui Wilkinson met with the event organiser at ATEED (now responsible for delivering this event, rather than Auckland Council). Our concerns regarding the lack of traffic management, security, lengthy road closures and a general lack of visual curation were discussed in some detail. Organisers agree these areas must improve. As with everything, timings and budget… Read more »