Bob Dey Property Report diary, week 3-9 December 2018

The diary is updated weekly and lists auctions, council meetings & agendas, hearings & submissions, economic release dates, events, Parliament order paper items and securities.

Council links

All Auckland Council agendas can be reached via The council livestreams (and archives) Town Hall meetings and some other meetings. You can check those at

Auckland Council

As Auckland Council makes changes to its website, hearing & submission pages can be hard to find. This is the new link to the page for submissions on consent applications:


Audit & risk committee, Wednesday 5 December at 10.15am, 135 Albert St

Environment & community committee, Tuesday 4 December at 9.30am, Town Hall:

8, Optimal size of the civic space at 254 Ponsonby Rd – the committee also has public input & input from the local board on this item


254 Ponsonby Rd – development timeline    

254 Ponsonby Rd – policy assessment   

9, Approval of the Auckland water strategy discussion document for public consultation


Auckland water strategy discussion document for public consultation 

10, Strategic approach to sediment


Strategic approach to sediment: work programme    

Auckland climate action plan


7 key topics for the Auckland Climate Symposium    

12, I am Auckland implementation plan & evaluation framework


I Am Auckland implementation plan    

I Am Auckland evaluation framework    

Evaluation plan example 

13, Draft sports investment plan


Increasing Aucklanders’ participation in sport: Sport investment plan 2019-39 [published separately]    

14 Adoption of facility partnerships policy


Facility partnerships policy – summary of feedback & responses    

Final facility partnerships policy – December 2018    

15, Reserve revocation – council-owned lands adjoining 18 Edwin Freeman Place, Ranui, & 18 Parrs Cross Rd, Henderson


16, 2018-19 Regional environmental & natural heritage grant programme allocation


Regional environment & natural heritage grants programme framework 2018-19    

Funding recommendations for Regional Environment & Natural Heritage Fund 2018-19 round    

17, 2018-19 Waste Minimisation & Innovation Fund & section 17a waste fund review update


Waste Minimisation & Innovation Fund guidelines    

18, Summary of committee information – updates, memos & briefings


Committee forward work programme    

20181120_Memo re: Tripartite Economic Alliance [published separately]    

20181121_ Memo re: Leaseholders with gambling machines

20181122_Update on Waitakere Ranges & kauri dieback

20181123_Update 2 on Waitakere Ranges & kauri dieback

20181126_Memo re: Stats NZ submissions documents

C1, Approval of the 2018-19 Waste Minimisation & Innovation Fund grants for the September 2018 funding roundMinute   

C2. Acquisition of land for open space – Mt Eden   

C3, Acquisition of land for open space – Silverdale


Find hearings:

Grey Lynn, 859 Great North Rd, Western Springs Lakeside Park (Te Wai Orea), application by Auckland Council Community Facilities to remove about 200 pine trees and undertake stabilisation & restoration planting, hearing Tuesday-Wednesday 11-12 December at 9.30am, Town Hall

Manurewa, 46 Halver Rd, application by Harsh Diwan to convert the dwelling & sleepout to a childcare centre to accommodate 60 children & 8 staff; hearing Wednesday 12 December at 9.30am, Manukau, council service centre, 31-33 Manukau Station Rd

Milford, 110 Kitchener Rd & 1A Pierce Rd, application by R & S Francis Investments Ltd to build a 6-storey apartment building with a commercial unit at ground floor & semi-basement parking, 1080m² site, part in the mixed use zone and part in the mixed housing urban zone, commercial floor area 973m² (including parking), apartments of 106-134m² internal with decks of 11-78m², and a 617m² penthouse of 362m² internal, with 216m² of decks + pool; hearing Wednesday-Thursday 5-6 December at 9.30am, Takapuna, council service centre, 1 The Strand

Puni, 166 Waiuku Rd, application by Powell Transport Ltd to establish a rural industry-freight transport & service depot, including siteworks & redistribution of elite soils to 25 Fulton Rd, Puni; hearing Wednesday 12 December at 9.30am, Pukekohe, council service centre, 82 Manukau Rd

Swanson, 5 & 7-11 Christian Rd, application by CDL Land (NZ) Ltd for joint land use & subdivision consent to create 48 residential lots of varying sizes, generally in accordance with the subdivision overlay plan in the Auckland unitary plan (operative in part), associated standard infringements pursuant to the underlying large lot zone, overall non-complying; hearing Wednesday-Thursday 12-13 December at 9.30am, Henderson, council service centre, 6 Henderson Valley Rd

Waiheke Island, Onetangi, 20c Third Avenue & 23 The Strand, application by Reliving Ltd to construct 4 visitor accommodation units & 3 dwellings on a 4320m² section 2 sites back from the beach, hearing Monday 3 December at 9.30am, 35 Graham St, council office


To find applications open to submissions:

CBD, Quay St, Ferry Basin section of seawall (footpath & road corridor), coastal marine area between Princes & Queens Wharves, adjacent lots on northern side of Quay St, application by Auckland Transport to construct either a post & panel wall seaward of the existing ‘seawall’ or a series of jet grout columns landward of the existing ‘seawall’ on the northern side of Quay St about 90m long, plus upgrades to the ‘existing seawall’; the post & panel wall or jetgrout columns are proposed for seismic strengthening purposes, in particular by protecting Quay St & the services within it, this proposal represents the Ferry Basin section of the Quay St seawall upgrade project; the remaining sections of the project are the subject of separate resource consent applications; submissions close Wednesday 19 December

CBD, Quay St, Princes Wharf section of seawall (footpath & road corridor) between the corner of Lower Hobson St & Quay St and the eastern extent of Princes Wharf, application by Auckland Transport to construct either an in-ground palisade wall or a series of jet grout columns landward of the existing ‘seawall’ on the northern side ofQuay St about 105m long for seismic strengthening, in particular by protecting Quay St & the services within it; this proposal represents the Princes Wharf section of the Quay St seawall upgrade project; the remaining sections of the project are the subject of separate resource consent applications; submissions close Wednesday 19 December

CBD, 85-89 Quay St, Queens Wharf & water space of the Waitemata Harbour adjacent to the western side of Queens Wharf, application by Auckland Transport for resource consent to construct, operate & maintain 6 new ferry berths on the western side of Queens Wharf within the Downtown Ferry Basin (piers A-F), undertake modifications to the existing ferry terminal buildings (located at existing pier 1 & pier 2) & historic shelter, and remove existing piers 3 & 4; this will require the installation of a concrete piled breakwater immediately adjacent to the west of Queens Wharf, the installation of reverse sawtooth-shaped pontoons, 3 gangways, 3 fixed shelter structures, piles, pileguard markers & fenders; modifications to the existing ferry terminal building at pier 1 include the removal of the East Annexe Building, construction of new façades, removal of the ticket gates, replacement of the upper louvres, and the construction of new retail/food & beverage facilities within the existing terminal building; modifications to the historic shelter include modification of the northern face & the insertion of skylights in the roof; modifications to the open spaces to the east & south of the building are also proposed; modifications to the terminal building at pier 2 include relocating ancillary office space and repositioning passenger waiting space; demolition of existing piers 3 & 4 will involve the removal of gangways, pontoons & piles; the timing of the demolition is dependent on the new berths being fully operational and whether additional layover/decant space may be required for future stage 2 works; submissions close Monday 17 December

Link: Ferry terminal consent application documents

Mangere East, 240 Massey Rd, limited notification of application by Basra Family Ltd to clear the site of all buildings except the tyre centre to construct a service station, its retail component & 2 additional retail units; residential activity attached to the tyre centre building also to be removed; submissions close Wednesday 19 December

Public safety & nuisance bylaw, proposed changes to minimise nuisance & safety risks to people when using public places; the bylaw includes a wide range of issues, including using a drone, activities on a park or a beach, set netting, graffiti & car window washing; the council also intends to ask the Government to ban the sale of fireworks to the general public and wants Aucklanders’ views; public firework displays would still be allowed; feedback closes Wednesday 5 December

Remuera, 9 Patey St, limited notification of application by Karrim Trust to construct a 4-storey 24-apartment building, semi-basement carpark, 10 parking spaces; submissions open Tuesday 5 December

Warkworth, State Highway 1 & land adjoining, between Hudson Rd & the northern connection of the Puhoi-Warkworth motorway extension, limited notified application by NZ Transport Agency to construct, operate & maintain a widened highway; submissions close Wednesday 12 December

Standards NZ comment:

Standards NZ & Standards Australia, timber structures standard, DZ NZS AS 1720.1/V6.0, comments close Saturday 9 February


Barfoot & Thompson, commercial, Thursday 6 December
at 10am; residential Tuesday-Friday
at 10am & 1.30pm, 34 Shortland St; Tuesday 4 December at noon, Highbrook Crossing

Bayleys, Total Property 8 commercial auction, Wednesday 5 December at 11am, residentialWednesdays at 2pm, Bayleys House, Wynyard Quarter, 30 Gaunt St

CBRE, Wednesday 5 December at 11.30am, Westgate, 5 Te Pumanawa Square, unit 1

City Sales, apartments,Wednesday 5 December at 12.30pm, 445 Karangahape Rd

Colliers, commercial, Wednesday 12 December at 11am, SAP House, 151 Queen St; and 2pm, Takapuna, 129 Hurstmere Rd

Ray White City Apartments, Thursdays at 12.30pm, 2 Lorne St


Accommodation survey, October, Monday 17 December

Balance of payments & international investment position, September quarter, Wednesday 19 December

Building work put in place, value, September quarter, Wednesday 5 December

Thursday 20 December, annual release, as at 1 January 2019, Thursday 6 December

Electronic card transactions, November, Tuesday 11 December

Food price index, November, Thursday 13 December

Gross domestic product, September quarter, Thursday 20 December

Household net worth statistics, June 2018 year, Friday 14 December

Local authority statistics, September quarter, Thursday 6 December

Manufacturing- economic survey, September quarter, Monday 10 December

QV house price index, November, Wednesday 5 December

Reserve Bank, macro-finance conference, Thursday-Friday 13-14 December

Standards NZ & Standards Australia, timber structures standard, DZ NZS AS 1720.1/V6.0, comments close Saturday 9 February

Tourism satellite account: 2018, Friday 7 December

Vehicle registrations, November, Infoshare tables, Thursday 13 December

Trade – overseas indexes (prices & volumes, provisional), September quarter, Monday 3 December

Trade – overseas merchandise, November, Thursday 20 December

Trade – wholesale survey, September quarter, Friday 7 December

US Federal Reserve, open market committee, Wednesday-Thursday 18-19 December


CoreNet Global, annual meeting, Thursday 6 Decemberat 4.15pm, BizDojo Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, 4 Williamson Avenue

Property Council, residential summit, Wednesday 27 February, SkyCity Convention Centre

Listeds – NZ:

Vital Healthcare Property Trust, annual meeting, Thursday 20 December at 2pm, Ellerslie Event Centre


Provisional order paper for Tuesday 4 December [PDF 497k]

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