TAMAKI DRIVE PROTECTION SOCIETY INC.
Notice of Public Meeting
Tuesday 30 October 2018
7pm in the restored historic Stone House, Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay
All members of the public are warmly invited to attend the
AGM and/or Public Meeting with Guest Speakers
The 7pm brief AGM will be followed at 7.30pm by keynote speakers and light refreshments
"The Redevelopment of the Stone House"
Robin Byron of Heritage NZ
will discuss the history of the place, archaeological interest and
work and building conservation, adaptive re-use and strengthening
Councillor Desley Simpson - Local issues update
Record of recent public meetings:
An AGM was held at 7pm on Wed 1st November 2017
at St Heliers Community Centre
Marty Yates - IT Manager for Emirates Team NZ 2017,
San Francisco and Bermuda - "The America's Cup"
Andrew Brookland - The Landing "Marine Sports Centre Development"
Would you like to know more about Tamaki Drive?
Public meeting held Wednesday 26 April 2017, 7pm St Heliers Library for an evening meeting with
refreshments, invited speakers, and discussions:
Simon O'Connor - MP for Tamaki - "The Future of Tamaki Drive"
Juliet Yates - Tamaki Drive Protection Society - "The Crimson Glory of Auckland"
- Lessons and Values from the Ecological Study
Desley Simpson - Auckland City Councillor - "Local Issues and Orakei Ward Update"
An AGM was held on Tues 15 November 2016 at 7pm
At Kohimarama Presbyterian Church Hall, 34 Kohimarama Rd, Auckland
Our 2016 keynote speakers were:
Desley Simpson, Councillor, Auckland Council
Sarah Roth, Ecologist, Wildlands Consultants who will present:
"A study of the coastal cliff-top pohutukawa forest remnants within the Orakei ward"
A comprehensive ecological survey of the cliff-top pohutukawa forest within our area has been undertaken. Come and hear the ecological findings of the report. Discussions will include the ecological threats to this ecosystem, along with recommendations of what we can do to combat these threats.
All information resources from this recent meeting are now available to view on this website
on the Ecological Survey & Unitary Plan web page link above.
A printable copy of the 2016 Annual Report newsletter is available here
including committee nomination and donation forms
Our 2015 keynote speakers were:
Desley Simpson, Chair Orakei Local Board
Colin Percy, author, presented the new Booklet "Walk Tamaki Drive"
Dr Rob Bell, NIWA Principal Scientist - "Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes
Programme Leader - Risk Impacts of Weather Related Hazards" will address the current issue:
"Are coastal storm inundation events in Auckland on the rise?"
Our 2014 keynote speakers were:
Future uses of The Landing:
Desley Simpson, JP Chair Orakei Local Board - "Tamaki Drive Master Plan and The Local Board Plan"
Kate Cooke, Board Member and Chair of The Landing Subcommittee - "Vision and Objectives in The Landing Concept Plan"
Andrew Brookland, General Manager Royal Akarana Yacht Club - "The Akarana Marine Sports Centre: The plan for a world class marine based facility"
Our 2013 keynote speakers were:
Cameron Brewer, Auckland
Council member for Orakei Ward
Update on the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan and other matters
affecting the Orakei Ward and Tamaki Drive, and ratepayers
Desley Simpson, Chair, Orakei Local Board
The Auckland Unitary Plan update and Tamaki Drive and Hobson Bay issues
Hughes, Character Coalition, Save our St Heliers Inc
NIMBY to WIMBY (Want in my backyard!)
Our 2012 keynote speakers were:
Simon O'Connor, Member of Parliament
explains "Who pays the cost"
Auckland Council and Central Government co-operation
Must underground rail, transport links mean rates increases?
Cameron Brewer, Auckland Councillor
asks "Two years on - is the Super City working?"
Our 2011 keynote speaker was Bob Harvey
"Waterfront Development Vision"
Chairperson of Waterfront Auckland, an Auckland Council organization.
Former Mayor of Waitakere City
Our 2010 keynote speaker was Cameron Brewer
Auckland Council member Orakei ward
"Challenges Auckland faces in the 21st century"
Second speaker: Tony Watkins
"A vision for Tamaki Drive"
Our 2009 guest speaker was Raewyn Peart
Senior Policy Analyst, Environmental Defence Society, Auckland (www.eds.org.nz)
Raewyn spoke about a proposal by EDS for a Coastal Commission
to be established to manage coastal development.
Raewyn is the author of the book “Castles in the Sand”.
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