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Creating a shared, Community-led vision for the Grafton Area

At the July meeting of the Grafton Residents Association, discussion centred around creating a shared vision for Grafton, in association with the community, the stakeholders and Auckland Council.  A draft project plan was circulated (as below):   Project name: Create a shared community-led vision for the Grafton Area Project scope and outline Project justification: Growth… Read more »

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Archaeological finds on your property

Did you know that, if you locate artefacts, such as bottles or broken crockery on your property, you may be obliged to report the find to New Zealand Heritage (formerly the New Zealand Historic Places Trust)? Under the  Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014, it is unlawful for anyone to “to modify or destroy,… Read more »

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Recommendations for the Unitary Plan: focus on Grafton

The Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel delivered its recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) to the council on 22 July 2016, and the maps and associated descriptions are now in full on the Auckland Council website. Grafton in the Proposed Plan, and the Recommendations: To view the latest recommendations in graphical format, go to… Read more »

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New simpler transport fares from 14 August

Auckland Transport (AT) is creating new transport zones, and new transfer systems with AT HOP cards, which will make transferring across multiple forms of transport cheaper and more efficient from the 14th of August. According to the AT news release on the initiative: “The new zone map has 13 zones, and fares will be calculated… Read more »

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July Meeting of the GRA

The July meeting of the Grafton Residents Association will take place at Grafton Hall, 40 Seafield View Road, at 7.00pm on Monday the 11th of July. The brief agenda is as follows: 1. Peter Brown to present submission made on behalf of GRA for Auckland Civil Defence & Emergency Management Group Plan 2016-2021 2. Jackie… Read more »

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Minutes of the June Grafton Residents Association meeting

The meeting was held at Grafton Hall, 40 Seafield View Rd at 7.00pm on 13th of June. Discussion points: Recap on agreed projects – JW Martin and Jacqui to meet with Parnell residents about how their parking discussion is going Underground cabling – new email from Vector confirming they have no plans to put cables underground…. Read more »

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Finalised Central suburbs bus map

After a complex process Auckland Transport has finalised the new bus routes for the Central Suburbs, including how buses will travel through and around Grafton. The plan included the proposal that all buses coming from the East towards the central city would use Park Road and Grafton Bridge. The Grafton Residents Association made a submission… Read more »

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Eastern suburbs cycling consultation feedback

As discussed in late May, Auckland Transport has been seeking feedback on cycling in the Inner Eastern suburbs. At the June meeting of the Grafton Residents Association, members discussed their concerns about cycling and walking in and near Grafton, and have submitted the following feedback to inform development. Background  Grafton’s location and geography makes cycling… Read more »

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Example of consultation on playgrounds

Grafton residents are hoping to give advice to Council on upgrading Outhwaite Park: both the grounds and the playground. Shape Auckland, the website which lists consultation projects across the city, has information on another community project in Glenfield, where a group of residents has initiated something similar.  Their local board has asked that interested families… Read more »

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Consultation on Dog Access in some parts of Auckland

Seven different Local Boards (Great Barrier, Henderson-Massey, Howick, Ōtara-Papatoetoe, Papakura, Puketāpapa and Whau) are asking for feedback on where and when dogs should be allowed in public spaces. If you own a dog, and enjoy the opportunity to visit community spaces, beaches and parks in the Auckland Council area, this is your opportunity to have your… Read more »

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    Creating a shared, Community-led vision for the Grafton Area

    At the July meeting of the Grafton Residents Association, discussion centred around creating a shared vision for Grafton, in association with the community, the stakeholders and Auckland Council.  A draft project plan was circulated (as below):   Project name: Create a shared community-led vision for the Grafton Area Project scope and outline Project justification: Growth… Read more »

  • Second Grafton Bridge

    Archaeological finds on your property

    Did you know that, if you locate artefacts, such as bottles or broken crockery on your property, you may be obliged to report the find to New Zealand Heritage (formerly the New Zealand Historic Places Trust)? Under the  Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014, it is unlawful for anyone to “to modify or destroy,… Read more »

  • grafton bridge v2 (2)

    Recommendations for the Unitary Plan: focus on Grafton

    The Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel delivered its recommendations on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) to the council on 22 July 2016, and the maps and associated descriptions are now in full on the Auckland Council website. Grafton in the Proposed Plan, and the Recommendations: To view the latest recommendations in graphical format, go to… Read more »

  • bus-at-britomart_599x349

    New simpler transport fares from 14 August

    Auckland Transport (AT) is creating new transport zones, and new transfer systems with AT HOP cards, which will make transferring across multiple forms of transport cheaper and more efficient from the 14th of August. According to the AT news release on the initiative: “The new zone map has 13 zones, and fares will be calculated… Read more »

  • cropped-03311.jpg

    July Meeting of the GRA

    The July meeting of the Grafton Residents Association will take place at Grafton Hall, 40 Seafield View Road, at 7.00pm on Monday the 11th of July. The brief agenda is as follows: 1. Peter Brown to present submission made on behalf of GRA for Auckland Civil Defence & Emergency Management Group Plan 2016-2021 2. Jackie… Read more »

  • GRA LOGO

    Minutes of the June Grafton Residents Association meeting

    The meeting was held at Grafton Hall, 40 Seafield View Rd at 7.00pm on 13th of June. Discussion points: Recap on agreed projects – JW Martin and Jacqui to meet with Parnell residents about how their parking discussion is going Underground cabling – new email from Vector confirming they have no plans to put cables underground…. Read more »

  • grafton bridge v2 (2)

    Finalised Central suburbs bus map

    After a complex process Auckland Transport has finalised the new bus routes for the Central Suburbs, including how buses will travel through and around Grafton. The plan included the proposal that all buses coming from the East towards the central city would use Park Road and Grafton Bridge. The Grafton Residents Association made a submission… Read more »

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    Eastern suburbs cycling consultation feedback

    As discussed in late May, Auckland Transport has been seeking feedback on cycling in the Inner Eastern suburbs. At the June meeting of the Grafton Residents Association, members discussed their concerns about cycling and walking in and near Grafton, and have submitted the following feedback to inform development. Background  Grafton’s location and geography makes cycling… Read more »

  • top-banner-image-2.jpg

    Example of consultation on playgrounds

    Grafton residents are hoping to give advice to Council on upgrading Outhwaite Park: both the grounds and the playground. Shape Auckland, the website which lists consultation projects across the city, has information on another community project in Glenfield, where a group of residents has initiated something similar.  Their local board has asked that interested families… Read more »

  • YellowLabradorLooking_new

    Consultation on Dog Access in some parts of Auckland

    Seven different Local Boards (Great Barrier, Henderson-Massey, Howick, Ōtara-Papatoetoe, Papakura, Puketāpapa and Whau) are asking for feedback on where and when dogs should be allowed in public spaces. If you own a dog, and enjoy the opportunity to visit community spaces, beaches and parks in the Auckland Council area, this is your opportunity to have your… Read more »