4 objections have been lodged with the Environment Court against Auckland Council’s plan to dig a giant drain under houses along the St Mary’s Bay ridge, aimed at improving stormwater & sewage flows into the Waitemata Harbour.
Objectors to a stormwater & sewage holding tank to be built under expensive houses along the St Marys Bay ridge overlooking the Westhaven marina had their complaints rejected by a hearing panel last Friday, but a council committee will be back to hear them again this Friday.
ASX-listed Transpacific Industries Group Ltd said today it had obtained consent from the NZ Overseas Investment Office and all Chinese regulatory approvals for the $950 million sale of its New Zealand business to Beijing Capital Group.
Published 22 June 2011 The Auckland Council demonstrated yesterday the difficulty it’s having in writing a multitude of transformative plans all at once, as its environment & sustainability forum agreed to a draft framework on how to implement a stormwater programme. One aspect is how the various plans all mesh together, which requires drafting then […]
Published 16 March 2011 One Auckland Council committee endorsed an option yesterday for the council to control more of the region’s waste processing, and another followed up in the afternoon to integrate the development of a new bylaw. The regional development & operations committee supported the recommendation from the council’s environment & sustainability forum to […]
Published 23 September 2008 Manukau City councillors want Watercare Services Ltd to reconsider its $3.4 billion preferred option for expanding Auckland’s sewerage capacity to cater for a population up to 2.5 million. A key concern is that the choice of wastewater service will decide land use. The favoured long-term scheme would require expansion […]