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Heritage Homeowners Make Plea Direct To RMA Minister

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 9:43 am | Voluntary Heritage Group

The Voluntary Heritage Group has formally issued a “plea for help” to the RMA Reform Minister Chris Bishop, asking him to enshrine in law the right to refuse heritage designation. Following Wellington City Council dropping heritage status on disputed ... More >>

Homeowners Join Council Appeal To RMA Minister; Heritage Should Be Voluntary

Tuesday, 2 April 2024, 6:04 pm | Voluntary Heritage Group

VHG Convenor Phil Barry says residents fight against Council heritage designations because they add expensive maintenance and insurance costs that families can’t afford. More >>

WCC Decision To Remove Heritage Listings Has National Impact

Friday, 15 March 2024, 1:13 pm | Voluntary Heritage Group

A group of homeowners fighting against unilateral council heritage designation says there will be a “welcome” domino effect throughout New Zealand from the Wellington City Council's decision to remove heritage listings because they were opposed by ... More >>

Panel To Hear Public Opinions On Hutt Council ‘heritage' Areas

Monday, 20 March 2023, 2:24 pm | Voluntary Heritage Group

The Hutt’s Voluntary Heritage Group (VHG) urges residents to present to an independent panel judging if the Hutt Council can proceed with plans to freeze development on over 300 Petone households. The Panel will meet in April to assess whether Hutt City’s ... More >>

New Heritage Homes Aren’t Even Heritage

Thursday, 25 August 2022, 10:45 am | Voluntary Heritage Group

The Hutt Voluntary Heritage Group says the ten proposed heritage areas, which will restrict development as part of the Council’s implementation of intensification laws, include a significant number of houses without heritage value. Voluntary Heritage ... More >>

Public Meeting Called On New Hutt Intensification And Heritage Rules

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 4:45 pm | Voluntary Heritage Group

A public meeting in Lower Hutt on August 29 will see residents, the mayor, councillors and council candidates discuss the recently released plan change from Council which implements the Government’s intensification laws. The Voluntary Heritage Group ... More >>




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