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PAK ‘n SAVE court victory welcome news

Wednesday, 25 February 2009, 3:44 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

News of the High Court decision in favour of Foodstuffs, in its battle against Progressive Enterprises to open a PAK ‘n SAVE supermarket in Wairau Road, will be welcomed by residents of Glenfield and surrounding areas. More >>

Rates Will Increase By Almost 54% In Four Years

Sunday, 18 June 2006, 3:39 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The North Shore City Council's decision last Friday to increase rates by 9.6% is outrageous for a single year’s increase More >>

Rate Increase is Bad Enough - But Worse is to Come

Friday, 16 June 2006, 2:32 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The North Shore City Councils decision today to increase rates by 9.9% is outrageous for a single year’s increase. But worse is to come. In the 10-year plan approved today there are are increases proposed of between 8.6% and 9% for each of the following ... More >>

North Shore Council Spree is at Ratepayer Expense

Thursday, 15 June 2006, 9:45 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

North Shore City ratepayers will be justifiably angry to learn that the City Council has spent $3 million to buy the commercial building on Devonport Wharf – especially as the council is about to confirm rate increases of almost 10%. More >>

Council Rates Increases Now Unsustainable

Wednesday, 14 June 2006, 4:19 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The Federated Farmers survey of council rates increases reveals that the average increase across 83 district, city and regional councils is between 7-8% for each of the next three years. More >>

Residents Welcome 'Pak 'N Save' progress

Monday, 29 May 2006, 2:59 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

Glenfield residents will welcome the news that another step forward has been taken towards the opening of the new Pak’n Save supermarket in Wairau Road,Glenfield. More >>

Transport Authority Agrees With Ratepayers

Monday, 29 May 2006, 12:49 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

In response to submissions by this Association to the Draft Auckland Land Transport Programme, the Auckland Regional Transport Authority[ARTA] says ‘..there is a limit to the funding that the rating base can support’. More >>

Transit holds up major development

Tuesday, 11 April 2006, 9:04 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

News of the Transit intervention in new developments is not news to Glenfield residents who have a daily reminder in the form of an essentially completed supermarket building which cannot open for business because of a Transit objection. More >>

Road Pricing Study A Challenge To Everyone

Friday, 17 March 2006, 1:34 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The Road Pricing Evaluation Study is a welcome step in the search for solutions to Auckland's traffic congestion. More >>

ARC Proposed Rates Increase Unacceptable

Tuesday, 28 February 2006, 3:43 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The proposal by the Auckland Regional Council to increase rates by almost 5% is unacceptable. More >>

Local Councils Now Playthings Of Central Govt

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 12:38 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The Auckland mayors seeking tolling of existing roads are clearly out of touch with the people they were elected to represent. More >>

(OCR) Increase Will Mean Council Rate Increases

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 12:32 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The latest rate increase by Alan Bollard will flow through all sectors of the economy and will add significantly to local government costs. More >>

Council Electoral Review Is 'Gerrymandering'

Monday, 14 November 2005, 5:10 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The North Shore City Council's Representation Review of the city's ward boundaries, and levels of elected representation, is a travesty of justice and blatant disregard of the need for fairness and balance in local democracy. More >>

Forecast Rate Increases Could Collapse Local Govt

Thursday, 6 October 2005, 1:11 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

Statement by David Thornton following the report in today’s North Shore Times that council rates will need to rise by 6-7% each year for the next eight years to meet a one billion dollar infrastructure bill. More >>

Bleak Future for Council Ratepayers

Tuesday, 27 September 2005, 1:33 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

These notes are intended for concerned ratepayers and the media and follow the news of the jailing of two pensioners in England for withholding part pf their council tax – the UK equivalent of NZ council rates. More >>

Ratepayers Demand Apology from ARC Committee Chair

Monday, 26 September 2005, 11:37 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

Auckland Regional Council committee chairman Paul Walbran said today on NewstalkZB news bulletins that “Ratepayers did not know what they were talking about’ in relation to my objections to the ARC giving financial support to a legal challenge relating ... More >>

'Last Chance' Election Meeting

Monday, 5 September 2005, 4:42 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

Glenfield residents are offered a last opportunity to meet candidates at a public meeting on Wednesday 14th September just three days before polling day. More >>

Supermarkets To Face Public On Stalled Pak N Save

Thursday, 4 August 2005, 2:25 pm | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The chief executives of the two major supermarket chains will face up to North Shore residents at a public meeting on the half-built Pak n Save supermarket currently being 'moth-halled' in Wairau Rd following a High Court ruling More >>

Meeting To Discuss Shut-Down Of "Pak 'N Save"

Monday, 25 July 2005, 9:33 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

In response to public concerns raised in the community about the stopped work on the new Pak'n Save supermarket, in Wairau Road, the Glenfield Ratepayers Association is arranging a public meeting for 3pm on Monday 8th August in the Glenfield War Memorial ... More >>

Leaky Homes Costs Must Be Funded by Central Govt

Monday, 13 June 2005, 9:35 am | Glenfield Ratepayers and Residents Association

The potential cost of ‘leaky homes’ compensation revealed in the Weekend Herald is another huge threat to ratepayers who are already facing substantial rate increases this year from both local and regional councils. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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