Local Government and Environment
Submission: Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2)
This submission is on behalf of the Landowners Coalition Inc – a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection of private property rights.
We are generally supportive of measures that reduce the size of local government and transfer the management of essential services to Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs), which in our view are better able to manage critical infrastructure. We support the creation of CCOs for the delivery of potable water, waste water, roading, and consent processing.
It is our view that the level of competency within local government is such that it is not best able to manage complex organisations or matters requiring expertise. Continue reading →
NORTHERN ADVOCATE By Alexandra Newlove 3:30 PM Friday Jun 17, 2016 Outstanding has become a dirty word to some as Northland councils formulate rules that will restrict development on land deemed visually significant. About 2000 property owners in Whangarei and hundreds more in Kaipara and the Far North were affected … Continue reading →
To find out if your property has Outstanding Landscapes or Outstanding Natural Features, click the following link to the NRC maps: http://gis.nrc.govt.nz/LocalMaps-Viewer/ For questions about these maps please contact the NRC directly, Ph (09) 470 1200.
Our first distribution of flyers about Plan Change 114 Landscapes is hitting letterboxes now. We have already received a large number of requests to be added to our mailing list. Thank you to everyone who has responded.
The Landowners Coalition Inc is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the protection of private property rights. Its primary role is to represent the interests of private landowners and advocate for the retention of private property rights on their behalf. We are funded entirely by supporter donations. No funding is received from … Continue reading →
The Whangarei District Council (WDC) is going to make it easier for some landowners to develop their land. The Papakainga Plan Change (94B) has been released for public consultation. According to the WDC, “The purpose of PC94B is to provide opportunities for Māori land owners to develop and live on … Continue reading →
Form 5 – Submission on a change proposed to the District Plan Plan change 94b Papakāinga Whangarei District Council, Policy and Monitoring Division Private Bag 9023 Whangarei 0148 Attn: Melissa McGrath firstname.lastname@example.org FULL NAME: Landowners Coalition Inc. POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 984, Whangarei 0140 TELEPHONE: 09 4343 836 EMAIL: email@example.com … Continue reading →
Pre-Consultation Comment Form Plan Change 114 Landscapes Whangarei District Council, Policy and Monitoring Division Private Bag 9023 Whangarei 0148 firstname.lastname@example.org Attn: Melissa McGrath FULL NAME: Landowners Coalition Inc. POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 984, Whangarei 0140 TELEPHONE: 09 4343 836 EMAIL: email@example.com DATE: 11 May 2016 COMMENTS: We have been approached … Continue reading →
The Whangarei District Council (WDC) is at it again… more rules, more restrictions, and more reasons why you will have to go cap and wallet in hand to council when you want to do something on your private property. By now many landowners would have received a letter from the … Continue reading →