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South Auckland councillors abandon South Auckland

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 9:33 am | Manurewa Local Board

Despite being the most economically deprived part of the Auckland region, almost every southern ward councillor voted for a funding model that will see the least funding allocated to South Auckland’s local boards. More >>

Auckland Council Fails to put Children First

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 10:00 am | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board Deputy Chair Simeon Brown says Auckland Council is failing to deliver on the Auckland Plan's number one priority to 'put children and young people first' with the new "Empowering Communities Approach" introduced last week. More >>

Board Chair slams implementation of 'Empowered Communities'

Monday, 5 October 2015, 10:23 am | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela Dalton is furious over the implementation of Auckland Council’s Empowering Communities Model which has seen more than a million dollar reduction in key frontline staff tasked with supporting local community groups. More >>

Alcohol Bans on Manurewa playgrounds must be retained

Friday, 19 June 2015, 4:13 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Alcohol Bans on Manurewa playgrounds must be retained The Manurewa Local Board is calling for its residents to help collect much needed evidence to retain alcohol bans on Manurewa playgrounds which are due to lapse on the 31st of October. “Liquor ... More >>

Auckland councillors blamed for a lack of safety at stations

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 1:30 pm | Manurewa Local Board

The public’s safety is being jeopardised due to the passive indifference of Mayor Len Brown and Auckland councillors who have been repeatedly warned to secure train stations, but who instead have cut budgets and passed the buck, according to the ... More >>

Council Urged to ban 'legal highs' from Manurewa

Friday, 13 February 2015, 10:08 am | Manurewa Local Board

The Manurewa Local Board and Manurewa Youth Council are both calling on Auckland Council to not allow the sale of so called 'legal highs' to start again in Manurewa, as hearings begin on Auckland Council's Local Approved Products Policy. More >>

New off-licence a backward step for Clendon

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:49 pm | Manurewa Local Board

New off-licence a backward step for Clendon The Manurewa Local Board is disappointed with today’s decision by the Auckland District Licencing Committee (DLC) to approve a new off-licence operator in the Clendon community. Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela ... More >>

Local Board Objects to proposed new Clendon Liquor Store

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 2:48 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board Objects to proposed new Clendon Liquor Store The Manurewa Local Board and Manurewa-Papakura Ward Councillor Calum Penrose are objecting to an application for an new off-licence liquor shop proposed in Clendon. Manurewa Local Board Chair ... More >>

Dalton: Action welcomed on Southern Motorway improvements

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 5:07 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Funding for Auckland transport will mean work necessary to widen the Southern Motorway between Manukau and Papakura can begin next year, according to the chairperson of the Manurewa Local Board. More >>

Focus now must go on 'legal high' addicts

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 12:11 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Civic Leaders are saying that the focus must now go on 'legal high' addicts as the products are set to come off the shelf from tomorrow. The Government passed under urgency yesterday the Psychoactive Substances Act Amendment Bill to take all ... More >>

Calls for Tougher Restrictions on Liquor Shops

Friday, 20 September 2013, 2:06 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela Dalton today called on Auckland Council to introduce tough new discretionary measures in the Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) to tackle youth binge drinking in communities like Manurewa. More >>

Auckland Council Taking Action Against 'Legal Highs'

Friday, 20 September 2013, 9:00 am | Manurewa Local Board

Civic Leaders in Manurewa are pleased that Auckland Council voted yesterday to get the wheels in motion to put in place further restrictions on so called 'legal high' stores. More >>

Weymouth-Karaka Bridge off the table

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 12:03 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Civic Leaders are delighted that Auckland Council decided this morning to scrap proposed plans to build a $200 million dollar bridge between Weymouth and Karaka as part of the Unitary Plan. More >>

Manurewa Town Centre a Hive of Activity

Friday, 16 August 2013, 9:10 am | Manurewa Local Board

The Manurewa Local Board and Manurewa Business Association are welcoming new statistics which say that retail spending has increased by 16.6% over the past 12 months. More >>

Psychoactive Substance Education Campaign Urgently Needed

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 10:28 am | Manurewa Local Board

Civic leaders in Manurewa are calling for the Ministry of Health to work with the Ministry of Education to urgently put in place an education campaign around the effects of so called 'legal highs'. More >>

Psychoactive Substances Should be Banned - Board

Friday, 9 August 2013, 4:59 pm | Manurewa Local Board

The Manurewa Local Board last night passed a notice of motion opposing the 'high zone' store in Manurewa town centre from being granted a licence to continue to operate and voted to support further legislitive change to ban all 'legal highs'. More >>

Local Boards unite to tackle 'legal highs'

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 4:56 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Local Boards across Auckland are uniting in calling for Auckland Council to urgently put in place a Local Approved Products Policy to further tackle the sale of so called 'legal highs'. More >>

Young People Urged to Enrol Before Local Govt Elections

Monday, 15 July 2013, 5:42 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board member Simeon Brown and Manurewa Youth Council members want to boost the number of 18-24 year olds enrolled to vote in Manurewa. More >>

Call for Local Policy on Sale of Psychoactive Substances

Friday, 12 July 2013, 8:54 am | Manurewa Local Board

Manurewa Local Board Member Simeon Brown moved and had passed a motion to ban the sale of any substances which might be approved under the newly passed Psychoactive Substances Act from within a 1km radius around Schools, ECE's, Kindergartens, Places ... More >>

Psychoactive Substances Bill Finally Passed Into Law

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 6:24 pm | Manurewa Local Board

Community leaders in Manurewa and Papakura are welcoming news that the Psychoactive Substances Bill has finally been passed into law. More >>

 

 

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