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Lantern Festival feedback given to ATEED

Grafton residents gave the following feedback to ATEED, the Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development team at Council, regarding the Lantern Festival, held in the Domain for the first time this year. The feedback was as follows: ———- GRA members and other residents were consulted and the following summarises our local community’s feedback on this… Read more »

Wikimedia commons of Auckland skyline, by Arjan Hoogendoorn, March 2007

‘Meet the Candidates’ meeting report

By now, you will have all received your local election voting papers in your letterbox. This is a crucial election for our city, and the GRA urges everyone who is eligible to vote to have your say. You have the opportunity to vote for 1 Mayoral candidate, 1 Councillor candidate, 7 Local Board candidates and 7 district… Read more »

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Character Coalition and Auckland 2040 to challenge Unitary Plan

On 16 September, Auckland 2040, in association with the Character Coalition, the umbrella group calling for consideration of heritage areas of Auckland in conjunction with Auckland’s Unitary Plan, “lodged an appeal in the High Court asking the Auckland Council to look again at zoning changes under its Unitary plan in a number of the City’s… Read more »

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Information on all Waitemata Local Board Candidates and teams

By now, you will have received your voting papers in the mail. With each set of voting papers is a brochure, listing candidates aspirations for Auckland in general, and the role they are standing for. Auckland Council has collected all the statements of Waitemata Local Board candidates together in one document on their website: http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/SiteCollectionDocuments/Waitemata%20local%20board%20candidate%20profiles.pdf… Read more »

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City Vision candidates street meetings

The City Vision team of candidates for the Waitemata Local Board, including –       Shale Chambers, current Chair of the Waitematā Local Board, –       Pippa Coom, current Deputy Chair of the Waitematā Local Board, –       Vernon Tava, current Waitematā Local Board member, –       with Adriana Christie, Chang Hung, Richard Northey, and Kurt Taogaga are holding Street Meetings across Waitemata… Read more »

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Community Garden Forum: From revolution to evolution

The Auckland District Council of Social Services (ADCOSS) is running a forum celebrating all things Community Gardens, at Western Springs, Community Garden Hall, (which is at 956 Great North Rd in Western Springs) on 11 October, from 9.30 to 3.00pm. According to its flier, it will: look at how Community Gardens align with Community Organisations explore… Read more »

Auckland Domain Cenotaph Anzac Day 2013

World War I Memorial in the Domain

Councillor Mike Lee recently wrote to the Chair of the Grafton Residents Association regarding progress on the World War I Centenary Memorial, to be placed in Auckland Domain. A design for the project was agreed by Council in February 2016, which utilises part of the sweeping lawn in front of the War Memorial Museum, and… Read more »

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Meeting Minutes for September Meeting of the Grafton Residents Association

GRA Meeting 12th September 2016 Time:                    7pm – 8.30pm Venue:                 Grafton Hall, Seafield View Road, Grafton  Welcome Present:               Chris Daya, Dianne Northcott, Vonnie Berry, Rick Leckinger, Kay, Jacqui Wilkinson. Apologies Andrew Cozens, Martin Dunlop, Martin Dickson, Libby Mcleay.  August minutes Passed. Opportunities for Grafton to get involved in Auckland events Good discussion about a… Read more »

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Lantern Festival 2017

The GRA are being consulted over planning for the next Lantern Festival to be held in Auckland Domain during Chinese New Year. Any praise, comments or concerns that you wish to be communicated, please email [email protected] before Friday 16th September.  

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Parnell meet the local board candidates meeting

The Parnell Community Committee, Parnell Trust and Parnell Inc are inviting Grafton residents to join them this coming Thursday to meet local board candidates and ask any questions you may have about their policies, views and vision for the Waitemata Local Board area (of which Grafton is part). The meeting will be held on Thursday… Read more »

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    Lantern Festival feedback given to ATEED

    Grafton residents gave the following feedback to ATEED, the Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development team at Council, regarding the Lantern Festival, held in the Domain for the first time this year. The feedback was as follows: ———- GRA members and other residents were consulted and the following summarises our local community’s feedback on this… Read more »

  • Wikimedia commons of Auckland skyline, by Arjan Hoogendoorn, March 2007

    ‘Meet the Candidates’ meeting report

    By now, you will have all received your local election voting papers in your letterbox. This is a crucial election for our city, and the GRA urges everyone who is eligible to vote to have your say. You have the opportunity to vote for 1 Mayoral candidate, 1 Councillor candidate, 7 Local Board candidates and 7 district… Read more »

  • Grafton Rd 1883

    Character Coalition and Auckland 2040 to challenge Unitary Plan

    On 16 September, Auckland 2040, in association with the Character Coalition, the umbrella group calling for consideration of heritage areas of Auckland in conjunction with Auckland’s Unitary Plan, “lodged an appeal in the High Court asking the Auckland Council to look again at zoning changes under its Unitary plan in a number of the City’s… Read more »

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    Information on all Waitemata Local Board Candidates and teams

    By now, you will have received your voting papers in the mail. With each set of voting papers is a brochure, listing candidates aspirations for Auckland in general, and the role they are standing for. Auckland Council has collected all the statements of Waitemata Local Board candidates together in one document on their website: http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/SiteCollectionDocuments/Waitemata%20local%20board%20candidate%20profiles.pdf… Read more »

  • Andrew McWilliam 5

    City Vision candidates street meetings

    The City Vision team of candidates for the Waitemata Local Board, including –       Shale Chambers, current Chair of the Waitematā Local Board, –       Pippa Coom, current Deputy Chair of the Waitematā Local Board, –       Vernon Tava, current Waitematā Local Board member, –       with Adriana Christie, Chang Hung, Richard Northey, and Kurt Taogaga are holding Street Meetings across Waitemata… Read more »

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    Community Garden Forum: From revolution to evolution

    The Auckland District Council of Social Services (ADCOSS) is running a forum celebrating all things Community Gardens, at Western Springs, Community Garden Hall, (which is at 956 Great North Rd in Western Springs) on 11 October, from 9.30 to 3.00pm. According to its flier, it will: look at how Community Gardens align with Community Organisations explore… Read more »

  • Auckland Domain Cenotaph Anzac Day 2013

    World War I Memorial in the Domain

    Councillor Mike Lee recently wrote to the Chair of the Grafton Residents Association regarding progress on the World War I Centenary Memorial, to be placed in Auckland Domain. A design for the project was agreed by Council in February 2016, which utilises part of the sweeping lawn in front of the War Memorial Museum, and… Read more »

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    Meeting Minutes for September Meeting of the Grafton Residents Association

    GRA Meeting 12th September 2016 Time:                    7pm – 8.30pm Venue:                 Grafton Hall, Seafield View Road, Grafton  Welcome Present:               Chris Daya, Dianne Northcott, Vonnie Berry, Rick Leckinger, Kay, Jacqui Wilkinson. Apologies Andrew Cozens, Martin Dunlop, Martin Dickson, Libby Mcleay.  August minutes Passed. Opportunities for Grafton to get involved in Auckland events Good discussion about a… Read more »

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    Lantern Festival 2017

    The GRA are being consulted over planning for the next Lantern Festival to be held in Auckland Domain during Chinese New Year. Any praise, comments or concerns that you wish to be communicated, please email [email protected] before Friday 16th September.  

  • Parnell meet the local board candidates meeting

    The Parnell Community Committee, Parnell Trust and Parnell Inc are inviting Grafton residents to join them this coming Thursday to meet local board candidates and ask any questions you may have about their policies, views and vision for the Waitemata Local Board area (of which Grafton is part). The meeting will be held on Thursday… Read more »