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Local Residents will Appeal Pah Rd Warehouse Decision

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 4:37 pm | Roskill Community Voice

“Local residents feel kicked in the guts by the decision of three un-elected planning commissioners to allow the Warehouse Pah Rd development to proceed, and they have decided to take action”, says Roskill Community Voice member of the Puketapapa ... More >>

Area Plan could shape Puketapapa’s Future

Saturday, 2 April 2011, 1:32 pm | Roskill Community Voice

Roskill Community Voice Media Release 2 April 2011 Area Plan could shape Puketapapa’s Future “The Puketapapa/Mt Roskill area has been neglected for too long and it is time that some serious focus and resources are brought to bear on our community”, ... More >>

Locals want meaningful say in resources consents process

Tuesday, 1 February 2011, 1:05 pm | Roskill Community Voice

"Many are making it clear they want meaningful local input to the resource consent process, following on from local concerns around the demolition of art deco buildings in St Heliers, and the seeking of a resource consent for "big box" retail on Pah ... More >>

Support for Free Swimming Pools

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 9:55 am | Roskill Community Voice

“Mayor Len Brown’s proposal to investigate the provision of free swimming pools across Auckland is a great idea and elected Councillors and Local Board Members should at the very least be open minded about the idea, rather than writing it off before ... More >>

Monte Cecilia Breakthrough

Monday, 20 December 2010, 10:06 am | Roskill Community Voice

“After over a year of angst and division there are good signs that the ongoing saga of Monte Cecilia school can be resolved in a more positive way”, says Roskill Community Voice Member of the Puketapapa Local Board Michael Wood, after the Board ... More >>

Public Meeting about Warehouse Pah Rd Proposal

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 12:42 pm | Roskill Community Voice

"The proposal to establish a Warehouse store on Pah Rd may or may not be a good idea, but regardless, the local community has not been adequately consulted about it. After requests from local residents, we have set up a public meeting to allow locals to ... More >>

Door closed on those who want a say about Pah Rd Warehouse

Friday, 3 December 2010, 2:36 pm | Roskill Community Voice

“I am extremely disappointed that Auckland Council Officers have turned down a request from Roskill Community Voice and Cr Cathy Casey to extend the deadline for local residents to make a submission about the proposed ‘Warehouse’ store on ... More >>

Monte Cecilia 'Blank Cheque' Needs Review

Thursday, 18 November 2010, 11:37 am | Roskill Community Voice

“A new Council is an opportunity to look afresh at the divisive issue of Monte Cecilia School. We have written to every incoming Councillor to put the issues in front of them and to urge them to urgently review the situation”, says Roskill ... More >>

Local jobs must be protected

Friday, 12 November 2010, 12:10 pm | Roskill Community Voice

Local jobs must be protected in Faulkner Collins dispute say Local Board Members “The over-arching imperative of all parties involved in the Faulkner Collins relocation dispute must be the preservation of local jobs. At a time of economic recession it ... More >>

Monte Cecilia School first on the Agenda

Friday, 29 October 2010, 4:21 pm | Roskill Community Voice

The election of two Roskill Community Voice Members on to the Puketapapa Local Board has brought the fate of Monte Cecilia School to the top of the local political agenda, says Roskill Community Voice member of the Puketapapa Local Board Michael Wood. More >>

Roskill Community Voice Supporting Residents Again

Thursday, 30 September 2010, 10:16 am | Roskill Community Voice

“We stand firmly behind the ‘Mt Roskill Against More Liquor’ group to oppose the establishment of the new bottle store on May Rd, and the further spread of off-license liquor outlets in Mt Roskill”, says Roskill Community Voice spokesperson Michael ... More >>

Renewed call for return to liquor licensing trusts

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 11:51 am | Roskill Community Voice

Yet another off-license liquor outlet opening in Mt Roskill is evidence that our call to re-introduce local liquor licensing trusts needs to be taken seriously", says Roskill Community Voice spokesperson Michael Wood. Roskill Community Voice is ... More >>

Boards must take control of Dominion Rd shambles

Monday, 6 September 2010, 11:48 am | Roskill Community Voice

“We are thrilled by C&R’s limp back down on their shambolic Dominion Rd proposal, but we are concerned by what will happen next”, says Michael Wood a spokesperson for Roskill Community Voice, a team contesting the Puketapapa Local Board. More >>

Supercity an opportunity to end neglect of Manukau

Friday, 3 September 2010, 10:08 am | Roskill Community Voice

“The signing of a new funding agreement for coastal restoration across Onehunga Bay is most welcome, but further steps are needed to end the neglect of the Manukau Harbour”, says Garth Houltham, a spokesperson for Roskill Community Voice, a ticket ... More >>

Bring back the Licensing Trusts

Tuesday, 31 August 2010, 9:44 am | Roskill Community Voice

“It is time for alcohol in our community to be controlled by the community”, says Michael Wood a spokesperson for Roskill Community Voice, which is launching a policy to bring back community controlled liquor licensing trusts. More >>

New survey shows Mt Roskill sick of being ignored

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 10:07 am | Roskill Community Voice

A new survey reveals that Mt Roskill residents and shopkeepers are sick of their main shopping area being ignored, says Michael Wood a spokesperson for Roskill Community Voice, the new team contesting the Local Board elections in Puketapapa. More >>

Thousands risk losing their voice

Monday, 16 August 2010, 2:57 pm | Roskill Community Voice

“Aucklanders have just until the end of this week to get on the electoral roll. Tens of thousands have not done so and risk losing their voice”, says Magele Brenda Simmons Vui-Talitu, a Roskill Community Voice candidate for Puketapapa Local Board. More >>

Shambolic Dominion Rd proposal must stop

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 9:43 am | Roskill Community Voice

“Another example of shambolic consultation”, is how Roskill Community Voice spokesperson Michael Wood describes Auckland City’s plans to significantly change one of Auckland’s busiest roads, Dominion Rd. More >>

New Ticket will fight to overturn Demolition

Monday, 9 August 2010, 8:59 am | Roskill Community Voice

“The decision of the Auckland City Council to relocate Monte Cecilia School and demolish Liston Village, as well as the decision of the Auckland Transition Agency to support the Council’s actions are a disgrace”, say Garth Houltham and Michael ... More >>