Monthly Archive: July 2013

Unitary Plan – test of integrity 0

Unitary Plan – test of integrity

The Auckland Council draft unitary plan has drawn an enormous amount of submissions from concerned Aucklanders – 22,700 in all. But rather than pause to give public submissions the time and attention they deserve, the...

Begging bylaw no ban – but step towards social responsibility 0

Begging bylaw no ban – but step towards social responsibility

There has been a lot of heat and emotion about the issue of street begging in recent days – but unfortunately not much light.  So what is going on? The proposed Public Safety and Nuisance Bylaw...

The Unitary Plan – but is it unifying? 0

The Unitary Plan – but is it unifying?

The public have responded to the Auckland Council Unitary Plan with a massive 22,700 submissions. . I must confess there is still a lot about the Unitary Plan that doesn’t make sense to me. ...