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SuperGold Card changes on the way

Auckland Transport (AT) and the government have recently announced changes to the way that the 180,000 Auckland SuperGold cardholders access public transport across the city. From the 1st of July, all SuperGold cardholders will need an AT HOP card with a SuperGold concession loaded on to the card: they will not be able to travel… Read more »

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Feedback sought for Parnell, Newmarket and Remuera cycle improvements

Auckland Transport (AT) are soliciting feedback on ways to “identify and improve the key cycle routes connecting people with their places of work, local shops, schools, parks and other community facilities within the inner-east suburbs”, which are defined as Parnell, Newmarket and Remuera. AT, in conjunction with Auckland Council, are proposing a variety of street improvements… Read more »

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Auckland water and waste water prices to increase by 2.5%

Auckland’s Watercare have announced that it will be increasing the price of its water and wastewater services by 2.5 percent from the 1st of July 2016.  This means that an average household’s charges would go up by around $1.75 per month. According to its press release, the price increase can be broken down as follows:… Read more »

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Auckland Unitary Plan hearings at an end

According to the Auckland Council news site, the mammoth task of independent hearings of submissions for the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan was finally completed on Friday 13 May. The Independent Hearings Panel held 242 days of hearings to review almost 13500 submissions with 10,000 pages of supporting evidence. The Panel now has until 22 July… Read more »

Last Christmas at Davids 2015

May meeting reminder and Agenda

Hi everyone – a reminder that the next meeting of the GRA will be held tomorrow evening, Monday 9th May at 7pm, Grafton Hall.  Agenda: Welcome Apologies – Jacqui Wilkinson, others Decisions from AGM (including new structure for meetings) – Martin Dickson – 10 mins Community update – various – 10 mins Parking in Grafton… Read more »

Second Grafton Bridge

Heritage Festival applications now open

The Auckland Heritage Festival takes place between the 24th of September and the 9th of October 2016.  This year’s theme is ‘Now and then – the changing face of Auckland’. As a historic suburb, the Heritage Festival is a great way to introduce Auckland to our small part of the city.  If you have a… Read more »

Grafton Bridge 2004

Grafton Hall open day

The new administrators of Grafton Hall, the University of Auckland, is having an open day for local residents, to discuss its plans for rebuilding Grafton Hall between December 2016 and an expected end date of February 2019, and to answer any questions that residents may have about the plans and the process. It will be… Read more »

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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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  • bus-at-britomart_599x349

    SuperGold Card changes on the way

    Auckland Transport (AT) and the government have recently announced changes to the way that the 180,000 Auckland SuperGold cardholders access public transport across the city. From the 1st of July, all SuperGold cardholders will need an AT HOP card with a SuperGold concession loaded on to the card: they will not be able to travel… Read more »

  • Adventure-Capital-Couples-Guided-Bike-Tour

    Feedback sought for Parnell, Newmarket and Remuera cycle improvements

    Auckland Transport (AT) are soliciting feedback on ways to “identify and improve the key cycle routes connecting people with their places of work, local shops, schools, parks and other community facilities within the inner-east suburbs”, which are defined as Parnell, Newmarket and Remuera. AT, in conjunction with Auckland Council, are proposing a variety of street improvements… Read more »

  • oaks-brighter-cropped1.jpg

    Auckland water and waste water prices to increase by 2.5%

    Auckland’s Watercare have announced that it will be increasing the price of its water and wastewater services by 2.5 percent from the 1st of July 2016.  This means that an average household’s charges would go up by around $1.75 per month. According to its press release, the price increase can be broken down as follows:… Read more »

  • bus-at-britomart_599x349

    Auckland Unitary Plan hearings at an end

    According to the Auckland Council news site, the mammoth task of independent hearings of submissions for the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan was finally completed on Friday 13 May. The Independent Hearings Panel held 242 days of hearings to review almost 13500 submissions with 10,000 pages of supporting evidence. The Panel now has until 22 July… Read more »

  • Last Christmas at Davids 2015

    May meeting reminder and Agenda

    Hi everyone – a reminder that the next meeting of the GRA will be held tomorrow evening, Monday 9th May at 7pm, Grafton Hall.  Agenda: Welcome Apologies – Jacqui Wilkinson, others Decisions from AGM (including new structure for meetings) – Martin Dickson – 10 mins Community update – various – 10 mins Parking in Grafton… Read more »

  • Second Grafton Bridge

    Heritage Festival applications now open

    The Auckland Heritage Festival takes place between the 24th of September and the 9th of October 2016.  This year’s theme is ‘Now and then – the changing face of Auckland’. As a historic suburb, the Heritage Festival is a great way to introduce Auckland to our small part of the city.  If you have a… Read more »

  • Grafton Bridge 2004

    Grafton Hall open day

    The new administrators of Grafton Hall, the University of Auckland, is having an open day for local residents, to discuss its plans for rebuilding Grafton Hall between December 2016 and an expected end date of February 2019, and to answer any questions that residents may have about the plans and the process. It will be… Read more »

  • 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 »

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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 »

  • 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 »