Rodney District Council - Latest News [Page 2]

Kumeu-based resource recovery plant gets approval

Monday, 8 March 2010, 4:50 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Council has approved an application by Winstone Aggregates to develop a resource recovery centre at the former Laminex particle board factory site at Kumeu. More >>

New Auckland Council’s Structure Too Complicated

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 5:12 pm | Rodney District Council

“The Auckland region will end up going to the dogs with residents of the new super city possibly having to adhere to 19 different dog bylaws unless changes are made to its proposed structure,” Rodney District Mayor Penny Webster has warned. More >>

Rodney District Council has Plan for Kumeu-Huapai

Thursday, 18 February 2010, 4:19 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney’s District Council will proceed with the notification of changes to its District Plan to allow for the expansion of towns in western Rodney, with staged development of 1,800 new residential sections at Kumeu - Huapai included in the proposed ... More >>

Rodney Mayor questions ATA’s priorities

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 2:14 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney Mayor Penny Webster is questioning the priorities of the Auckland Transition Agency (ATA), which will this week begin a public competition to design a corporate logo for the new Auckland Council. More >>

Rodney Mayor Supports Super-City Objectors

Monday, 8 February 2010, 9:36 am | Rodney District Council

Rodney mayor Penny Webster says she is fully behind the moves of the Northern Action Group (NAG) who will present a petition to Parliament this week – signed by more than 6000 people in the region – to be left out of the new Auckland Council. More >>

Rodney Roar Heard by Recruiters?

Thursday, 31 December 2009, 11:26 am | Rodney District Council

In a performance transformation that Rodney mayor Penny Webster hopes will be noted by Auckland Super City recruiters, her council’s resource consents team has set a blistering pace in becoming one of the fastest in the region for processing resource ... More >>

Mayor Calls for End to SH1 Chaos

Wednesday, 30 December 2009, 4:58 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Mayor Penny Webster is urging the NZ Transport Agency to prioritise the planned bypass of State Highway 1 west of Warkworth. More >>

District Plan Changes

Wednesday, 23 December 2009, 4:50 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Council has resolved to made a change to its District Plan operative which establishes a Special Thermal Energy Generation Zone that provides for and manages the possible development of a gas fired power station at a site between Helensville ... More >>

Rodney Push Play Project a Success

Friday, 4 December 2009, 4:57 pm | Rodney District Council

A Push Play Neighbourhood project in Rodney involving Rodney District Council and a number of partner agencies has been placed second in the 2009 New Zealand Recreation Awards. Rodney District Council collaborated with SPARC (Sport and Recreation New ... More >>

Emergency Text Service Results Announced

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 9:47 am | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Council’s test of its text emergency warning service was a qualified success. This is according to the district’s Civil Defence public information manager Mike Isle after assessing responses to a test text sent last week to the service’s ... More >>

Mayor urges Rodney residents to speak up

Friday, 20 November 2009, 3:48 pm | Rodney District Council

Mayor Penny Webster is encouraging people in Rodney to have their say on the Local Government Commission’s (LGCs) proposed ward and board boundaries for the area and how it will fit into new Auckland super city. More >>

Rodney Mayor Supports Rural Residents Concerns

Friday, 13 November 2009, 4:15 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney’s Mayor says she fully supports the motives of residents in the Franklin District who wish to be excluded from new Auckland super city. More >>

Cost-effective ways to seek residents’ views

Monday, 2 November 2009, 9:43 am | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Council employed a new approach this year to seek residents’ views on the services and activities RDC provides by enabling local residents to give their views online as well as by post. “In the past, the measurement of residents’ ... More >>

Power cuts unacceptable - Mayor

Friday, 30 October 2009, 1:55 pm | Rodney District Council

The power outage that affected much of the north this morning calls into question again the security of electricity supply north of the Harbour Bridge, according to the Rodney District Council. More >>

Whangaparaoa School - Leading the Way

Tuesday, 6 October 2009, 2:09 pm | Rodney District Council

One of Whangaparaoa School's walking school buses in action - with pupils on board for the ride More >>

Council Eases Transition to PWC For West

Friday, 25 September 2009, 12:24 pm | Rodney District Council

The Rodney District Council has this week voted to introduce a multi-million financial package to ease the transition to a new wastewater network within the district’s western ward. More >>

Helensville Walking and Cycling Guide Released

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 5:19 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney District Council and pupils from Helensville Primary School have come together to design a new guide which will help people enjoy the walking and cycling opportunities around Helensville. “Walking and Cycling in Helensville” is a new pamphlet which ... More >>

Mayor gob smacked with new Auckland boundary

Friday, 4 September 2009, 5:18 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney Mayor Penny Webster says she is gob smacked by the new Auckland Council’s northern boundary, which has effectively split the Rodney district in half. A special select committee report, released today, has recommended that Rodney District be ... More >>

Mayor Pleased Puhoi North Included

Friday, 28 August 2009, 1:42 pm | Rodney District Council

Whilst expressing “deep disappointment” that Penlink has not been included in the road transport funding package announced yesterday by Transport Minister Steven Joyce, Rodney’s mayor Penny Webster has welcomed the retention of the Puhoi to ... More >>

Announcement Sends Rodney Reeling

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 3:52 pm | Rodney District Council

Rodney District is reeling after today’s announcement by the government that the district’s showcase roading project, Penlink, is unlikely to receive government funding in the current financial year. More >>