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GLRA submission on Government’s new housing rules

Urban development in Grey Lynn
An example of urban development in Grey Lynn

Last month Auckland Council sought feedback on their preliminary response to Government’s new housing rules. We submitted on your behalf…

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Now Is the Time to Make Your Voice Heard on the Future of Grey Lynn

Most of you will have heard by now about Auckland Council’s planning maps which show the potential for a radically reshaped city. The Council is asking for feedback on this from residents, and this blog sets out to explain to Grey Lynn residents how you can submit your views.

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Grey Lynn News July 2021

Grey Lynn News
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Change on the horizon as Council drops plan

Plan Change 26 - which rules apply in Special Character areas?

Auckland Council have advised us that they have decided to withdraw Plan Change 26.

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Auckland Unitary Plan interview with GLRA on Morning Report today

Auckland Unitary Plan interview on RNZ Morning Report todayThis morning Guyon Espiner talked to Brandon Wilcox of Grey Lynn Residents Association and Leroy Beckett of Generation Zero about the Auckland Unitary Plan.

Read the article and embedded interviews here or click here to listen to the Morning Report interview with Brandon Wilcox and Leroy Beckett.  [Read more…]

Chronicles of our Unitary Plan fight for Grey Lynn

Chronicles of our unitary plan fight

In May the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel will finish hearing submissions on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. By July Auckland Council will be presented with the Panel’s proposed changes and the Unitary Plan will be one step closer to becoming fully operative.

It seems an appropriate time to review where we are with the plan, and how we have got here.

Final Unitary Plan appearance

Late on the afternoon of Thursday 14 April 2016 Grey Lynn Residents Association representatives Liz Hancock, Nicola Legat and Tania Mace made their final appearance in front of the Auckland Unitary Plan Independent Hearings Panel (IHP).

It all began in 2013

This was the very end of a lengthy process that began in 2013 when [Read more…]

Unitary Plan Petition

Grey Lynn unitary plan petition

Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance has launched a “Unitary Plan Petition” to tell Auckland Council to withdraw their undemocratic “out of scope” zoning changes.

In December last year, just before Christmas (forgive us for being cynical about their timing), Auckland Council announced zoning changes to many Auckland suburbs with no consultation and no ability for ratepayers to give any feedback whatsoever.

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Grey Lynn Up-zone Update

Grey Lynn up-zone alert!

About 60 people attended our information evening on 25 January to hear about Auckland Council’s up-zoning of selected Grey Lynn streets.

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Grey Lynn Up-zone Could Increase Density In Your Street

Grey Lynn up-zone alert!

Latest Auckland Council zone changes mean your street can be filled with apartments. Voice your support or opposition at our information evening… [Read more…]