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Grafton Hall tower demolition underway

The demolition crew have commenced demolishing the tower block on the Grafton Hall property in Seafield View Road.  The co-ordinator of the process has given the GRA the following update on the process: A quick update as we enter into the phase of demolition which will provide the most visual progress and I am sure… Read more »

Cycleway consultations continue

The GRA met with Auckland Transport last week to discuss our submission made under the recent Eastern Consultation. Here is a summary of our discussion: AT confirmed we have a new key contact for cycling infrastructure planning moving forward. As a community, Grafton is committed to seeing improvements for cyclists through our area – this includes support… Read more »

Road closures in Auckland Domain for Auckland Tennis events

ATEED have provided the compliance communications for the upcoming Auckland Tennis events. The following road closures are once again being implemented with support of Auckland Council:  Tennis Lane and shall be closed from 00.01am Wednesday 14 December, 2016 to 11.59pm Friday 20 January, 2017  Grafton Mews (Lower Domain Drive to Grafton Road) shall be closed… Read more »

Grafton Hall – project update

A meeting was held with the property consultants, PWC, last week and they provided the following update. These updates will continue over the coming months. Any questions or feedback can emailed to [email protected] December 16th Update The Grafton Hall construction site has been secured and is now closed to the public. Seafield View Road entrance is… Read more »

Grafton community Christmas Party

Thanks to everyone who came along and for those who made it happen. Was great to meet some new neighbours and chat with old friends. Special thanks to Jacqui Callaghan for her overall organisation of the evening; Sue, Kay, Robyn, Olivia and Avril for making the community garden look so beautiful; and Susan and Felicity… Read more »

George Murray’s funeral

Sadly, George Murray unexpectedly passed away in his sleep last week. George was part of the Grafton community for 40 years and he had many friends and acquaintances here. He was always a great ‘behind the scenes’ supporter of community initiatives, particularly the wondering catering he always provided for GRA meetings and gatherings. For those… Read more »

Reminder: Grafton Community Christmas Party

Hello everyone, Welcome to the start of the Christmas season. The Grafton Residents Association is hosting the Grafton Christmas Party at the Grafton Community Garden from 6.00pm this Friday, the 6th of December. The garden is accessed from the driveway at 50 Seafield View Road, and will be clearly signposted on Friday evening.  The event is… Read more »

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park – what you need to know

Well, it’s that time of year again: the time when the Big Man in the Red Suit heads to the Domain to say hello to thousands.  Coca Cola Christmas in the Park comes to town this Saturday, the 10th of December, starting at 7.30pm.  This year collectors will be raising money for Youthline. As usual,… Read more »

20th Anniversary Glass Art exhibition

Grafton’s very own glass artist, John Penman, of Claremont Street, is celebrating 20 years in business with a special celebratory sale and exhibition, with the opening night on Tuesday the 6th of December. The sale continues until the 12th of December. In his own words, John states: On sale for the first time are John’s experiments… Read more »

ATEED to seek feedback on ASB Tennis Classic

ATEED (which stands for ‘Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’) are encouraging feedback on the ASB Tennis Classic and the ASB Women’s Classic tennis tournaments, which will affect access to sections of the lower Domain between mid-December (when they begin to set up temporary structures adjacent to the ASB Tennis Arena) and mid-January, after the… Read more »

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  • Grafton Hall tower demolition underway

    The demolition crew have commenced demolishing the tower block on the Grafton Hall property in Seafield View Road.  The co-ordinator of the process has given the GRA the following update on the process: A quick update as we enter into the phase of demolition which will provide the most visual progress and I am sure… Read more »

  • Cycleway consultations continue

    The GRA met with Auckland Transport last week to discuss our submission made under the recent Eastern Consultation. Here is a summary of our discussion: AT confirmed we have a new key contact for cycling infrastructure planning moving forward. As a community, Grafton is committed to seeing improvements for cyclists through our area – this includes support… Read more »

  • Road closures in Auckland Domain for Auckland Tennis events

    ATEED have provided the compliance communications for the upcoming Auckland Tennis events. The following road closures are once again being implemented with support of Auckland Council:  Tennis Lane and shall be closed from 00.01am Wednesday 14 December, 2016 to 11.59pm Friday 20 January, 2017  Grafton Mews (Lower Domain Drive to Grafton Road) shall be closed… Read more »

  • Grafton Hall – project update

    A meeting was held with the property consultants, PWC, last week and they provided the following update. These updates will continue over the coming months. Any questions or feedback can emailed to [email protected] December 16th Update The Grafton Hall construction site has been secured and is now closed to the public. Seafield View Road entrance is… Read more »

  • Grafton community Christmas Party

    Thanks to everyone who came along and for those who made it happen. Was great to meet some new neighbours and chat with old friends. Special thanks to Jacqui Callaghan for her overall organisation of the evening; Sue, Kay, Robyn, Olivia and Avril for making the community garden look so beautiful; and Susan and Felicity… Read more »

  • George Murray’s funeral

    Sadly, George Murray unexpectedly passed away in his sleep last week. George was part of the Grafton community for 40 years and he had many friends and acquaintances here. He was always a great ‘behind the scenes’ supporter of community initiatives, particularly the wondering catering he always provided for GRA meetings and gatherings. For those… Read more »

  • Reminder: Grafton Community Christmas Party

    Hello everyone, Welcome to the start of the Christmas season. The Grafton Residents Association is hosting the Grafton Christmas Party at the Grafton Community Garden from 6.00pm this Friday, the 6th of December. The garden is accessed from the driveway at 50 Seafield View Road, and will be clearly signposted on Friday evening.  The event is… Read more »

  • Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park – what you need to know

    Well, it’s that time of year again: the time when the Big Man in the Red Suit heads to the Domain to say hello to thousands.  Coca Cola Christmas in the Park comes to town this Saturday, the 10th of December, starting at 7.30pm.  This year collectors will be raising money for Youthline. As usual,… Read more »

  • 20th Anniversary Glass Art exhibition

    Grafton’s very own glass artist, John Penman, of Claremont Street, is celebrating 20 years in business with a special celebratory sale and exhibition, with the opening night on Tuesday the 6th of December. The sale continues until the 12th of December. In his own words, John states: On sale for the first time are John’s experiments… Read more »

  • ATEED to seek feedback on ASB Tennis Classic

    ATEED (which stands for ‘Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development’) are encouraging feedback on the ASB Tennis Classic and the ASB Women’s Classic tennis tournaments, which will affect access to sections of the lower Domain between mid-December (when they begin to set up temporary structures adjacent to the ASB Tennis Arena) and mid-January, after the… Read more »