20 AUGUST 2006 ISSUE 4
URBAN DESIGN PANEL PAGE 4 MATTERS
NEW LANDMARK BRIDGE
FOR FLAT BUSH
THE COUNTDOWN TO CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ZEALAND’S
FIRST CABLE-STAYED TRAFFIC BRIDGE HAS BEGUN.
The Ormiston Road bridge will be located The 70-metre long structure will be
between Chapel and Murphy’s Roads and suspended from concrete pylons 46 metres
has been designed to lift the road above high. Measuring 27 metres across it will
the 100-year ﬂ ood plain and provide a feature four trafﬁ c lanes, two cycle lanes
pedestrian link through the new Barry and footpaths on both sides.
“The bridge will be a real landmark at
Building begins on 1 October 2006 with
completion expected by February 2008. intersections at the town centre and
the entrance to Flat Bush and help put The project will cost approximately $6.3 Chapel Road. PAGE 8
New Zealand’s newest million and the contract includes a further Almost half the total cost will be
town on the map,” says $6 million for the upgrading of Ormiston funded by a subsidy from Land Transport
Cr Alf Filipaina, Chair of Road. This will consist of four trafﬁ c lanes New Zealand.
Manukau City Council’s from Chapel Road with signal-controlled
“The bridge will be a real landmark at the entrance to Flat Bush
and help put New Zealand’s newest town on the map.”
A COMPUTER GENERATED
IMPRESSION OF THE NEW ABOUT A COSTLY
ORMISTON ROAD BRIDGE
FLAT BUSH EPIDEMIC
Flat Bush is New Zealand’s largest PAGE 3
planned development and covers
1700 hectares with 15,000 homes.
By 2020 it is expected to be home to
Plans include a town centre with
retail, ofﬁ ce and community facilities,
a 94-hectare park (catering for a range
of sporting and recreation needs), an
array of housing options, up to seven new
schools, cycle and pedestrian-friendly
streets, and access to public transport
services. One quarter of the area will
remain as green open space.
Manukau City Council is guiding the
overall design of Flat Bush to ensure
people, places and the environment are
given as much emphasis as economic
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MANUKAU CELEBRATING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE
MATTERS THE ANNUAL CELEBRATION ACKNOWLEDGING SOME OF THE CITY’S MOST OUTSTANDING
Manukau Matters is published twice AND SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSES WILL SEE THE RED CARPET ROLLED OUT AT THE
a month by the Manukau City Council TELSTRACLEAR PACIFIC EVENTS CENTRE NEXT MONTH FOR THE 2006 WESTPAC MANUKAU
and delivered to more than 100,000 BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS.
households, rural delivery addresses,
and other locations within the Fourteen of the city’s 21,000 businesses have been named as events of the year.
city boundaries. ﬁ nalists in nine award categories including excellence in exporting, “Manukau City Council is a proud supporter of the business
Manukau Matters helps council manufacturing, innovation and strategy, customer service, small community and we are committed to promoting economic
inform residents and ratepayers about business, tourism, workplace safety and employer of choice. expansion. These awards have gone from strength to strength
council decisions, activities, projects Finalists range from new and small businesses to long- since the council initiated them 14 years ago, and I congratulate all
and events. It is a cost-effective way established companies employing hundreds of staff, and represent those businesses who entered, and those who have been named as
of providing important statutory a range of industries. ﬁ nalists. Building strong businesses is key to the development of
information such as public notices Mayor Sir Barry Curtis says the awards are recognised as our city and our people.”
concerning planning and resource the premiere provincial business awards in New Zealand. The calibre of entries conﬁ rms entrepreneurial activity is thriving
consent issues. “Winning an award has become a benchmark for business success, in Manukau.
Manukau Matters also contains and the gala presentation evening is one of the most exciting “This presents a unique opportunity for companies to be judged
articles of interest to Manukau by a panel of industry experts who provide free, independent
residents, promoting the city’s feedback and assessment of a ﬁ rm’s progress against competitors,”
resources, attractions, facilities
and community events.
EAST TAMAKI says Gaelle Deighton, CEO for Enterprising Manukau, which
organises the awards.
CONNECTION The winners of each category, the Supreme Business of the Year,
CONTACT US AT and new inductees into the Manukau Business Hall of Fame, will
EMAIL manukaumatters@ THE NEW MOTORWAY CONNECTION TO EAST be announced at the awards gala dinner, a black tie event on the
manukau.govt.nz TAMAKI AND THE HIGHBROOK BUSINESS evening of Friday 8 September at the TelstraClear Paciﬁ c Events
EDITORIAL 262 5223 PARK IS RAPIDLY TAKING SHAPE. Centre. Tickets are available from Enterprising Manukau, ph 09 262
EVENT LISTINGS 2244 or email email@example.com. This year’s awards are expected
www.manukau.govt.nz/events The $66 million East Tamaki Connection, which is expected to to attract around 1000 people.
DISTRIBUTION 262 5104 open in April 2007, is designed to improve access and relieve
POST Manukau City Council, congestion in this fast-growing area.
Pvt Bag 76917, Manukau City The project will also help to concentrate heavy trafﬁ c on to 2005 SUPREME
(attention Manukau Matters) arterial routes, improving safety in Otara’s residential and retail AWARD WINNER
DESIGNED BY areas, and the main arterial roads in Pakuranga. GEORGE FISTONICH,
Scenario Communications Limited Currently under construction is the Highbrook Drive VILLA MARIA
EDITOR Jenna Moore motorway interchange. This includes new motorway on and (CENTRE) WITH
CHIEF WRITER Vienna Richards off-ramps, an overbridge and a new roundabout close to the PRIME MINISTER
Otahuhu power station. HELEN CLARK
WOULD YOU LIKE A DIGITAL This interchange will open access to the new Highbrook AND WESTPAC’S
VERSION OF MANUKAU MATTERS? Business Park, where it’s estimated 10,000 people BRUCE
In addition to your printed copy, we can will eventually work, and provide direct access to East Tamaki MCLACHLAN
send you a PDF version. Email us at from State Highway One. A new cycleway and footpath will
firstname.lastname@example.org provide access between Otahuhu and Otara, and across Otara
Creek to Waiouru Peninsula and the business park. And the ﬁ nalists are…
WANT TO Recently opened is a new northbound off-ramp at Princes St Employer of Choice Award Excellence in Small Business Award
in Otahuhu to replace the old Water St off-ramp. Trafﬁ c lights Presented by Brookﬁ eld Lawyers Presented by Enterprising Manukau
CONTACT COUNCIL, have been installed on Albert and Princes Street intersection, • Kimberly-Clark New Zealand • DECA Training
OR YOUR ELECTED and the light phasing is being reviewed to give best results. • Mete Construction Ltd • Grace Painters Limited
COUNCILLOR? As part of the motorway widening over the Tamaki River • Times Newspapers Ltd • HMI Technologies Ltd
continues, the Trenwith Street Bridge is also being widened. • Works Infrastructure Ltd Excellence in Tourism Award
Council’s main administration phone Because of the hazards of travelling next to this work and to Excellence in Exporting Award Presented by Kiwi Discovery Limited
number is 263 7100 (business hours). minimise disruption to residents, Trenwith St will be closed until Presented by Express Logistics • Grange Lodge Motel
Use the Call Centre on 262 5104 early 2007. Motorists and pedestrians should use the Princes St • Rural Direct Manufacturing Ltd • TelstraClear Paciﬁ c Events Centre
(24hours) for assistance with: grafﬁ ti, bridge instead. • IBEX Group • Howick Historical Village
roading, signs, refuse disposal, trafﬁ c, Manukau City Council is contributing $22 million to the $66 Excellence in Manufacturing Award Workplace Safety Award
street lighting, environmental by- million project, with the remainder funded by Land Transport Presented by the Employers & Presented by ACC
laws, noise complaints, dog control, New Zealand and Transit New Zealand. Manufacturers Association • Works Infrastructure Ltd
statistical information, LIM reports, • Styrobeck Plastics Ltd • Amcor Kiwi Packaging
land rates and kerbside recycling. • IBEX Group Business Contribution to the
The council’s website has contact • HMI Technologies Ltd Community Award
details for all elected Councillors and • Kimberly-Clark New Zealand Presented by the Manukau
Community Board members, at: Excellence in Innovation Community Foundation
www.manukau.govt.nz/elected.htm and Strategy Award • Ken Stevenson
Presented by • Fisher and Paykel Appliances Ltd
Realize Innovation Limited • Kit Parkinson,
• Styrobeck Plastics Ltd South Paciﬁ c Loans Ltd
• IBEX Group • Uluomatootua Aiono, Cogita
• Times Newspapers Ltd • Rob Loader Motors
• HMI Technologies Ltd • Bucklands Beach Yacht Club
Excellence in Customer • Reay and Brian Neben,
Services Award Times Newspapers
Presented by Westﬁ eld Manukau City
NEXT ISSUE Sunday 10 Sept 2006 • Grange Lodge Motel
• Total Health 2000 Ltd
TAGGING, OR GRAFFITI VANDALISM, IS A MAJOR SOCIAL
EPIDEMIC COSTING MANUKAU CITY A MILLION DOLLARS
A YEAR IN REMOVAL COSTS.
“... the problem has grown
signiﬁcantly in the last year,
particularly in Howick and
The latest statistics from the Manukau
“A COSTLY EPIDEMIC”
“We cover them with paint, or take criminal activity for them. neighbourhood, and would like to adopt
Beautiﬁ cation Charitable Trust, which them off with chemicals or water “Because they are seeking fame a spot, contact the trust on 269 4080.
operates the council’s grafﬁ ti removal blasting, depending on the surface.” through their markings, the most Everyone has a role to play in helping
programme, shows the problem has The grafﬁ ti eradication teams work effective treatment is rapid removal,” to get rid of grafﬁ ti in Manukau —
grown signiﬁ cantly in the last year, on all main roads, parks, reserves she says. to report grafﬁ ti, contact the council’s
particularly in Howick and Pakuranga. and council buildings from Mangere, Once grafﬁ ti is reported, all tags are call centre, ph 262 5104 at any time.
Somewhere between 20,000 and Manurewa, Papatoetoe, Otara, Botany photographed and then removed within
30,000 tags are cleaned up each month, through to Howick, Pakuranga and right 24 hours. The images are stored on a
with a whopping 330,000 removed out to Kawakawa Bay. database to aid future prosecutions.
in 2005. The group also removes tags from The trust also runs a volunteer
A team of 25 staff work six days a private fences if they have the correct programme called ‘Adopt a Spot’, where
week and use approximately 2500 litres paint colour on hand. If not, a letter is local residents take care of an area close
of paint every month to cover up grafﬁ ti. left in the owner’s mailbox asking them to their homes such as a bus shelter or
“Tags range in size from a 50 cent to phone if they need help. walkway. If you are interested in helping
piece to very large, covering whole walls Barbara says the majority of taggers to clean up grafﬁ ti in your own
or fences,” Tagging Eradication Manager are aged between 12 and 17 and the
Barbara Carney says. practice is often the beginning of
FAR SIGHTED PLANNING KEEPS CAP ON RATES RISE
Manukau has managed to keep rate infrastructure in anticipation of future our rates rises low because there would be average residential rate is expected to be
increases to the lowest in the Auckland growth. so much pressure to pay for costly facilities $2352, while Auckland City’s will be $3705
region, with an average rise of 5.9 percent. The council has used statutory reserve and services,” Sir Barry says. and the predicted national average $3093,
Mayor Sir Barry Curtis says sensible and and other ﬁ nancial contributions to pay for
prudent long-term planning by the council much of the city’s requirements, including “In 10 years’ time Manukau’s average residential rate is expected
has allowed the increase to be kept to parks, roading upgrades, major water and to be $2352, while Auckland City’s will be $3705...”
a minimum. drainage lines.
Manukau is the fastest growing city in “I am proud of what we have achieved for Over the next decade it is anticipated according to ﬁ gures released by Local
the country and for many years the council residents of the city. If we had neglected to there will be small rises above inﬂ ation Government New Zealand.
has invested in large land purchases and think ahead we would be struggling to keep each year. In 10 years’ time Manukau’s
RATEPAYERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
IMPROVED REBATE SCHEME
MORE THAN 500 MANUKAU CITY RATEPAYERS HAVE
APPLIED FOR RATES REBATES JUST TWO WEEKS AFTER
RECEIVING THEIR BILLS.
Government criteria for its rebate scheme “It’s also important for people to know
have changed, with the income threshold about and take advantage of, if necessary,
increased to $20,000 from $7400, and the our rates relief policy, which allows those
maximum rebate up from $200 to $500. who are in hardship to defer their rates
In addition, the income allowance has risen
to $500 for each dependant, from $156.
Manukau City Council Finance Director
The scheme allows payments to be
delayed, if necessary until death, after
URBAN DESIGN PANEL
Dave Foster says the increased number which the estate would meet the payments.
of applications, compared with around 150 “This is intended to help people on low
last year, indicates the change was incomes, in particular superannuitants who FROM LEFT:
extremely timely. might be on low, ﬁxed incomes but own a KEVIN BREWER, ANNETTE
“People who are on more than $20,000 highly valuable property,” Mr Foster says. JONES AND JAMES LUNDAY.
could also be eligible and we urge all those Rates deferment is not granted
on low incomes to check on our website to automatically, and the ﬁ nal decision is Manukau City Council’s newly formed been involved in a number of major
calculate their eligibility, or call us,” determined by the applicant’s ﬁ nancial Urban Design Panel provides professional projects throughout New Zealand,
Mr Foster says. situation. Anyone wanting to apply should advice to developers and builders including Manukau city’s SH20 to
Applications for the rates rebate can be call the council call centre on 262 5104. working in the city. One of only a few in SH1 connection.
made at any time throughout the year. New Zealand, and a ﬁ rst for Manukau, Annette Jones is a senior architect
the service is initially being offered at Beca and has 20 years’ experience in
free-of-charge. the design, planning and construction
MORE LIQUOR BANS DOG REGISTRATION Chief Executive Ofﬁ cer Leigh Auton of major facilities including schools,
PROPOSED FOR MANUKAU REMINDER says the project is for an initial six-month libraries, and other district facilities.
Alcohol-related problems in Manukau have Owners who haven’t registered their dogs pilot period and is based on a concept She also advises on barrier-free design
prompted calls for more liquor bans in are now facing higher fees. that has worked elsewhere. to improve access for people with
the city. If a dog wasn’t registered by 31 July the “The members of the panel bring a mobility difﬁ culties.
Manukau residents are invited to have fee will have increased from $90 to $120. wealth of experience and expertise James Lunday has a strong
their say on a proposal to create ﬁ ve However it is still essential that owners which can only have beneﬁ ts for our international background and reputation
more liquor ban areas: Marine Parade register their dog immediately to avoid a city. I hope that local developers and spanning more than 25 years as an
and Marine Parade Reserve in Howick; $300 ﬁ ne on top of the fee. builders take advantage of the advice urban designer and landscape architect.
Muir Avenue Reserve , Mangere Bridge; Dog control ofﬁ cers are now visiting they can provide.” He brings particular experience in
Mangere Bridge Town Centre and Swanson owners of unregistered dogs and, unless The panel will review and provide sustainable models, cultural community
Park; Jack Conway Place, Manukau City they pay the late registration fee in cash, feedback on how developments such development and landscape planning,
Centre; Papatoetoe Recreation ground, and the dog will be immediately seized and the as new buildings are designed and how and in heritage and participatory
Kingswood Reserve and access ways. $300 ﬁ ne issued. Ofﬁ cers can produce a they ﬁ t into the community around them. processes.
Residents are invited to make warrant of authority if dog owners have any The will also provide advice on civic The panel is an advisory body only and
submissions on these bans. For more details, doubts about their identity. and physical works such as roading and does not have the authority to approve
see the public notices advertisement in this If court action has to be taken the bridges, and heritage issues. or refuse projects.
issue of Manukau Matters. cost of having an unregistered dog will be The three-member panel — Kevin Submissions can be made through
even higher. Brewer of Architecture Brewer Davidson, the council’s consents team, or directly
Registration can be paid at any NZ Annette Jones of Beca and James to the panel for review, and can be made
A CALL TO ALL DRIVERS Postshop, Books and More or the council Lunday of Common Ground — have a before or after consent applications
Motorists are being urged to take more care customer and citizen centre, Kotuku House complementary set of industry skills. are lodged.
on the road after the latest Land Transport in Manukau city centre. A founding partner of Architecture To contact the urban design panel
New Zealand report found that 50 per cent Brewer Davidson with 22 years as a call Jaret Lang, ph 262 8900 ext 5831 or
of injury crashes in Manukau city occurred practicing architect, Kevin Brewer has email email@example.com
at intersections. DRAFT RURAL STRATEGY
Key contributing factors are drivers — HAVE YOUR SAY
failing to give way or stop at crossroads and Manukau City Council’s draft Rural Strategy COME JOIN THE BAND years ago with the encouragement of
poor observation. sets out an overall plan for how growth If you’ve ever wanted to play the Scottish Manukau Mayor Sir Barry Curtis after two
City Trafﬁ c Engineer Bruce Conaghan in the rural part of the city over the next bagpipes, here’s your chance. pipers from the police band accompanied
says when it comes to road safety, people 20-plus years will be managed. The City of Manukau Pipes and Drums a council delegation to Japan.
must follow the rules. The council is asking for public feedback wants to hear from young people interested Founding members include councillors
“It’s about common sense,” he says. on the strategy. Have your say on how in forming a youth band. It takes about two Sharon Stewart and Neil Morrison, and
He asks motorists to drive to the conditions growth in rural Manukau is managed and ﬁ ll years to become skilled at playing these council employees Barry Wallace and
and slow down in wet weather. out a feedback form and return it to council instruments and band leader Barry Wallace Mark Lowry.
“Stop, think and look before you drive by Friday 1 September. says while they have a few new learners Practice takes place at the
out. If you can’t see any cars coming For more information visit www.manukau. they need more. council’s Civil Defence headquarters
because your view is being obstructed by govt.nz Having played since he was 15, he every Wednesday at 7pm.
another vehicle, then wait until your view The draft Rural Growth Strategy is one of says it’s important that older pipers get If you’re interested in
is clear.” three documents that will contribute to the young people involved and teach the next joining the band they’d
The seconds saved by an impatient Manukau Growth Strategy. This document, generation. love to see
motorist are not worth the loss of a life, the draft Southern Sector Business Location “There’s no point getting my mates to you there.
Mr Conaghan says. Strategy and the draft Urban Growth come along and join because
Strategy will all be aligned by 2007. we’re only going to get old and die!”
Mr Wallace says.
The Manukau group was formed three
SAFE DISPOSAL TAKING CHARGE OF
OF HAZARDOUS HEALTH AND SAFETY
HOUSEHOLD Sobering statistics released by the Department of Labour show
WASTE 65 workplace deaths (60 male, 5 female) occurred in New Zealand
during the last year (June 2005 to June 2006).
DO YOU HAVE A GARAGE OR Of those killed, three were visitors or bystanders and 11 were
SHED FULL OF HOUSEHOLD self-employed contractors.
CHEMICALS, WASTE OIL AND Manukau City Council is taking these ﬁ gures seriously and
PESTICIDES THAT ARE HARD recycling is the Resene Paint-Wise scheme. Householders can take is leading the charge in lifting health and safety standards with
TO GET RID OF SAFELY? unwanted paints to Resene stores to be recycled. The returned paint a project involving construction sites, roadworks and other
is used in community clean-up initiatives throughout the country, physical works.
The opportunity to dispose of unwanted including Manukau. The council is working closely with contractors, the Accident
hazardous materials safely and responsibly This is the ﬁ rst extended producer-responsibility scheme the Compensation Corporation and the Department of Labour. Together
is on Saturday 9 September when the free HazMobile has assisted with since its launch in 2001. It is hoped its they have set 20 best-practice guidelines for minimum safety
HazMobile service will be in Pakuranga. Four success will encourage other companies to create similar schemes standards and, from September, workers on physical sites will be
collections a year are held in different parts for their products. required to meet them.
of Manukau. It is important to dispose of hazardous waste properly because Council Health and
The mobile hazardous waste collection it has the potential to be dangerous to people and the environment. Safety Ofﬁ cer Craig
service will be in the Lloyd Elsmore Park Hazardous materials stored at home can cause ﬁ re or toxic fumes Macdonald says it takes its
carpark off Sir Lloyd Drive from 10am and can cause injury if put out with normal rubbish collections. responsibility to health and
to 2pm. They can also contaminate soil or water. safety very seriously.
The HazMobile will accept almost all of The service is run by Manukau City Council and other councils in “It’s a key priority and
your household hazardous waste such as the Auckland region. we are determined to
solvents, glue, garden chemicals, pesticides, If you’re bringing waste for the HazMobile please make sure achieve these goals within
pool chemicals, waste oil, batteries and containers are in good condition or transported in another a short timeframe. Our
mobile phones. container to catch leaks. Please label the container clearly to help objective is to make sure
Empty containers are not accepted the person receiving the waste. workers return home to
as these are not regarded as hazardous, Following the 9 September collection the next Manukau their families safely at the end of each work day.”
nor does the HazMobile take electrical HazMobile collection will be in Manurewa on Saturday 25 November There are already contractors who meet the required safety
appliances such as computers or in the Homai rail station carpark. standards, but some operators need assistance. To help them
microwaves, glass, medical waste or waste For more information visit www.hazmobile.govt.nz or call the achieve the standards the council and ACC will be providing free
from businesses. council call centre on 262 5104. workshops and monthly breakfast forums during the next
A recent addition to hazardous waste 12 months.
The resignation from Manukau City Candidates must be nominated by Who can vote? Wednesday 25 October, either by mail
Council of Cr James Papali’i has created two residents whose names appear on All registered electors of Mangere ward in the return envelope supplied or
a vacancy which must be ﬁ lled through the electoral roll for the Mangere ward. can vote. There are about 35,000 people hand-delivered to the ballot box in the
a by-election for the Mangere ward. This Candidates cannot nominate themselves. on the roll in Mangere. reception area, Manukau City Council
will take place in October. Nomination forms should be delivered For residents eligible to vote but not Civic Building.
Ofﬁ cial public notice of the call for personally to Level 4 of the Manukau City yet on the roll, enrolment application
nominations and notice of the election Council Civic Building and payment of forms are available from any Post Shop When will the result be known?
has already been given (Manukau Courier $200.00 (plus GST) made. or by contacting the Electoral Enrolment A provisional result will be released
8 August, 2006). Nominations close at If you want to know more about the Centre, phone: 0800 ENROL NOW (0800- shortly after the close of voting at noon
noon on 5 September. by-election, an information booklet is 36-76-56) or visit: www.elections.org.nz on 25 October. The ofﬁ cial count will
available from Level 4 Civic Building or Applications for non-resident begin straight after and is expected to be
Who can be nominated? by phoning the council Call Centre on ratepayer electors are available at released the same afternoon.
Candidates must be on a Parliamentary 262 5104. Level 4 Civic Building.
electoral roll and a New Zealand citizen. A list of candidates will be released For further information, contact the
Nomination forms are available from after the close of nominations and will How do I vote? Manukau City Council electoral ofﬁ ce,
Level 4 of the council’s Civic Building, appear by public notice. All registered electors will receive a phone 263 7100.
Wiri Station Road, Manukau. voting form in the mail during the
week beginning 3 October 2006.
MANGERE PHOTOGRAPHED FROM THE STONEFIELDS They must be returned by 12 noon,
MANGERE WARD BY-ELECTION
PUBLIC NOTICES Transfer of Aquatic Life Section 26ZM Conservation Act 1987
Manukau City Council notiﬁ es its intention to seek the consent of the Minister of Conservation to transfer and
release white amur, Ctenopharyngodon idella, and silver amur, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix from a ﬁ sh farm
near Warkworth into the following ponds in Manukau city:
Pond Legal description Map reference Species
The HazMobile is Coming to You
Otara Creek catchment (Report 1):
Get Rid of Your Household Hazardous Wastes
Preston Road Reserve pond Pt Allot 55 SO 65554 R11 790686 white amur
The HazMobile is a free household hazardous waste collection Cyril French Park pond Lot 1 DP 323644 R11 801699 both species
service. Now’s your chance to dispose of your unwanted: Santa Maria ponds Lot 102 DP 345321 & R11 801699 both species
• DIY products such as wood preservatives, solvents and glue Lot 2 DP 348822
• kitchen and oven cleaners Jerpoint Drive Reserve pond Lot 800 DP 335032 R11 815694 both species
• pesticides Multose Drive pond Lot 1000 DP 346771 R11 818689 both species
• oils and petrol Puhinui Stream catchment (Report 2):
• pool chemicals Wiri Stream Reserve ponds Lot 1 DP 97755 & R11 779653 white amr
• 9kg LPG cylinders Lot 2 DP 97755
• old batteries De Havilland Drive pond Lot 54 DP 20281 R11 787656 white amur
The following items will not be accepted: Totara Park ponds Lot 3 DP 31549 R11 808648 both species
Asbestos, medical waste, ammunition or explosives and Puhinui Domain pond Lot 320 DP 18037 & R11 764662 both species
commercial hazardous waste. Lot 4 DP 57714
Puhinui Reserve pond Lot 1 DP 45662 & R11 738641 white amur
Lot 4 DP 25968
Paciﬁ c Arena pond Lot 1 DP 323900 & R11 782653 white amur
Lot 4 DP 25968
Pakuranga Creek catchment (Report 3):
Lloyd Elsmore Park pond Lot 527 DP 131513 R11 801759 white amur
Kellaway Drive pond Lot 5000 DP 31600 R11 801722 both species
Whaka Maumahara pond Lot 3 DP 192219 R11 804727 white amur
Burswood Reserve pond Lot 111 DP 175334 R11 795739 white amur
Logan Carr Reserve pond Lot 101 DP 176509 R11 810727 both species
Pukaki Creek catchment (Report 4):
Peninsula Point Reserve ponds Lot 200 DP 192994 R11 707675 both species
Naylors Esplanade Reserve ponds Lot 203 DP 321090 & R11 702673 white amur
Lot 212 DP 321050
Oruarangi Creek catchment (Report 4):
Montgomerie Road ponds Lot 17 DP 329141 R11 688670 white amur
Waikopua Creek catchment (Report 5):
Pine Harbour Park ponds Lot 19 DP 341332 R11 877776 both species
Kellys Beach catchment (Report 6):
When: 10am – 2pm, Saturday 9 September Spinnaker Bay pond Lot 503 DP 336923 R11 895775 white amur
Where: Public carpark in Lloyd Elsmore Park, Waimahia Creek catchment (Report 7):
near the netball court on Sir Lloyd Drive (Pakuranga). Stranraer Crescent pond Lot 231 DP 332109 R11 775599 both species
Additional information may be viewed at: www.hazmobile.govt.nz Wattle Downs pond Lot 234 DP 332109 R11 780599 white amur
Contact: Manukau City Council Call Centre — (09) 262 5104 or Papakura Stream catchment (Report 8):
ARC Contact Centre — (09) 366 2000, Option 1. Alfriston Road pond Pt Lot 2 DP 16622 & R11 803630 white amur
Lot 3 DP 16622
Individual Environmental Impact Assessment reports (EIA) have been produced for each catchment in this
Exchange of reserve for freehold land advertisement. The EIAs may be viewed during ordinary ofﬁ ce hours at Housing Corp Bldg., Level 6,
Manukau City Council, 5 Osterley Way, Manukau city.
Part Pakuranga Creek stream reserve for
Any person or persons may make a submission in writing to the Director-General of Conservation
Part 241 Ti Rakau Drive
c/o Sean Goddard, Department of Conservation, Private Bag 68908, Newton, Auckland. Submissions must be
Pursuant to Section 15 of the Reserves Act 1977, Manukau City received within 28 days from the ﬁ rst publication of this notice.
Council notiﬁ es its intention to exchange the area of recreation Submissions should include a contact name and address and should include the grounds for support or
reserve land described in the First Schedule (below) for the area objection to this permit application. This notice was ﬁ rst published in the NZ Herald on 12 August 2006.
of freehold land adjacent to the recreation reserve described in
the Second Schedule (below).
A plan of the reserve to be revoked and exchanged may be Proposed liquor ban areas — Have your say
inspected at Level 9, main council administration building,
Wiri Station Road, Manukau, between 8.30am and 5.00pm Manukau residents are invited to have their say on proposals transport of liquor and to outdoor dining.
weekdays (attention Tim Nicholson). for managing alcohol-related problems in the city through An information pack and submission
Any person wishing to object to the revocation of the an extension to liquor bans. Public feedback is sought on ﬁ ve forms are available on the council’s
reserve may do so in writing, addressed to the Chief Executive proposed liquor ban areas before making a ﬁ nal decision: website: www.manukau.govt.nz/
Ofﬁ cer, Manukau City Council, Private Bag 76-917, Manukau 1. Marine Parade and Marine Parade Reserve, Howick bylaws.htm, from Manukau city libraries,
city (attention Tim Nicholson), no later than Wednesday 20 2. Muir Avenue Reserve, Mangere Bridge the council’s Customer Service Centre,
September, 2006. 3. Mangere Bridge Town Centre and Swanson Park, Kotuku House, Manukau Square, Manukau
Mangere Bridge city or by contacting the council call
First Schedule 4. Jack Conway Place, Manukau City Centre centre on 262 5104.
• 12m 2 more or less being Part Lot 21 DP 86884; 5. Papatoetoe Recreation Ground and Kingswood Reserves Submissions must be received by 4pm
shown as Section 1 on SO Plan 356448. and access ways Friday, 22 September, 2006
• 10m 2 more or less being Part Lot 21 DP 86884; A preliminary assessment identiﬁ ed these areas as having Where to send your submission:
shown as Section 2 on Plan SO 356448. signiﬁ cant alcohol-related problems that justify a liquor ban. Post to: Manukau City Council,
Second Schedule If the bans are adopted it will be an offence to consume or Private Bag 76917, Manukau
• 22m 2 more or less being Part Lot 1 DP 327632; possess liquor, or to use a vehicle to consume or possess liquor, (Attention Mohammed Hassan, Manager
shown as Section 3 on SO Plan 356448. in any public place within the ban area. Exemptions apply to the City Environment)
Schedule of Meetings for September 2006
Pursuant to Section 46 Part 7 of Local Government Ofﬁ cial Information and
Meetings Act 1987 public notice is hereby given of the meeting times and dates of the
Manukau City Council and its Standing Committees for the month of September 2006.
The following Standing Committee meetings will be held in the Manukau Room, Librarian
Manukau Civic Centre on the date speciﬁ ed. 3473 — Librarian Reference and
Hearings Committee 5 Sept 9.30am Request Services, Howick Library
Economic Development Committee 6 Sept 5.00pm 3406 — Librarian Customer Services,
Community Safety Committee 7 Sept 9.30am Manukau City Library
Transport Committee 7 Sept 5.00pm Are you a librarian who is dynamic,
Corporate Governance Committee 12 Sept 5.00pm motivated, has a positive attitude, lots of
Community Development Committee 13 Sept 5.00pm initiative, and enjoys ﬂ exibility and varied
Environment and Urban Design Committee 14 Sept 5.00pm work? We are seeking people who:
Te Tiriti o Waitangi Committee 19 Sept 3.00pm • are committed to libraries and life
Strategic Directions Committee 19 Sept 6.00pm long learning initiatives
• can provide excellent customer service
The Council meeting will be held in the Council Chambers to a diverse community
on 28 September 2006 commencing at 5.00pm. • have leadership or supervisory
Community Board meetings will be held as follows: experience in a team environment
Mangere Community Board • have excellent communication skills
Nga Tapuwae Community Centre, 253 Buckland Road, Mangere 4 Sept 5.00pm and the ability to develop effective
Botany Community Board networks in the community
Conference Centre, Level 1, • have sound reference and information
Botany Downs Secondary College, 575 Chapel Road, Howick 4 Sept 6.30pm retrieval skills
Clevedon Community Board Applicants should have a library
Te Puru Function Room, Beachlands, Clevedon 11 Sept 7.30pm qualiﬁ cation recognised in New Zealand.
Pakuranga Community Board
Community Room, Pakuranga Library Complex, Applications close: 24 August 2006,
Aylesbury Street, Pakuranga 11 Sept 7.30pm 12 noon Senior Recreation Programmer
Otara Community Board Pakuranga Youth Centre
Otara Music Arts Centre, Otara Town Centre, Otara 18 Sept 5.00pm Are you enthusiastic and motivated,
Manurewa Community Board Library Assistant Maori Liaison with experience in the development
Totara Room, Level 3, Manukau Civic Centre 18 Sept 6.30pm Te Matariki (Clendon) Library and delivery of a variety of leisure
Howick Community Board Are you enthusiastic, customer-focused programmes? You will need relevant
Howick Range Trust, 80 Wellington Street, Howick 25 Sept 7.00pm and passionate about working with qualiﬁ cations in the sport and leisure
Papatoetoe Community Board Maori communities? Manukau Libraries industry, especially in gymnastics tuition
Papatoetoe Chambers, 31-33 St George Street, Papatoetoe 25 Sept 7.00pm is seeking a forward-thinking, conﬁ dent and basketball coaching. All applicants
person to work in their Maori Liaison must hold a current First Aid certiﬁ cate
position. If you have knowledge and and a full driver’s licence. Experience
Subdivision Resource Consent experience in Te Reo Maori and Tikanga with computers is required.
Maori and are looking for an opportunity
Notiﬁ cation of an Application for Resource Consent under Section 93(2) of
for career development call now. Vacancy Number: 3471
the Resource Management Act 1991
Applications close: 24 August 2006,
Manukau City Council has received an application for resource consent from Vacancy Number: 3474 12 noon
Dusty Dog Trust. Applications close: 24 August 2006,
Location: 246 Ara-Kotinga Road, Whitford Lot 2 DP 54738 (CT NA6C/73) 12 noon
Subdivision Resource Consent is sought to subdivide an existing 4.07ha site to create Team leader Cataloguing,
two non-complying allotments comprising 2710m2 and 3.79ha at 246 Ara-Kotinga Road, Manukau Libraries
Whitford. The subject site is zoned Rural 1 under the Manukau Operative District Plan Customer Services Ofﬁcer Collection Services
2002 and within ‘Whitford Rural C’ of the Proposed Plan Change 8 Whitford Rural to Te Matariki Clendon Community Centre Manukau Libraries
the Manukau Operative District Plan 2002 (publicly notiﬁ ed 8 July 2005), whereby the If you have excellent customer service This is an opportunity to lead the
application requires consent as a non-complying activity. skills, work well in a team, require management and development of the
Address for service: Metro Planning Ltd., PO Box 4013, Shortland St, Auckland, minimum supervision and have a Manukau Library Catalogue. You will
Attention: Sally Clarkson professional attitude towards your be working with a small, specialist
Submissions to this application must be received by Friday 15 September 2006. work then we would like to hear from team and on a shared catalogue with
you. Experience and knowledge of other Auckland public libraries. Duties
If you wish to make a submission on any of the above applications, you may do so by administration processes, cash handling, include the management of in-house
sending a written submission to the council addressed to the Manager — Resource Consents, reception, computer skills, library and/or and outsourced services. A Library
Manukau City Council, Private Bag 76917, Manukau city — Attention: Otara Botany Clevedon recreation background would be an Qualiﬁ cation and cataloguing experience
Resource Consents Team, Level 4, Kotuku House, to arrive no later than the date given in advantage. is required.
the relevant notice above.
The submission must be dated, signed by you, and include the following information: Vacancy Number: 3470 Vacancy Number: 3472
1 Your name, postal address and phone number/fax number. Applications close: 24 August 2006, Applications close: 24 August 2006,
2 Details of the application in respect of which you are making 12 noon 12 noon
the submission, including location.
3 Whether you support or oppose the application.
4 Your submission with reasons.
5 The decision you wish the Manukau City Council to make.
6 Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission. For more details on these vacancies, or to view the full list of employment opportunities at
The application(s) can be viewed and copies of submission forms are available at the Manukau City Council, you can visit www.seek.co.nz/manukau; email a request for a position
Public Counter, Kotuku Customer Centre, Kotuku House, Manukau Square, Manukau city. description to firstname.lastname@example.org; or phone (09) 262-8907.
A copy of your submission must be served as soon as reasonably practicable on Please quote the vacancy number with all requests or inquiries and with your
the applicant and should be sent to the relevant Address for Service as detailed in the application. Manukau City Council is a progressive organisation with a leading
advertisement above. role in the Local Government sector and a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi.
FREE EVENT LISTING
MANUKAU CALENDAR Once a month, Manukau City Council will
publish an events diary in Manukau Matters,
This is just a sample of the many events happening in Manukau. which will feature the highlights of a
For a full list please visit www.welcome2manukau.com comprehensive events list available on the
If you would like your event to be listed,
please submit your event details online
at www.manukau.govt.nz/events. Click
“submit an event” and follow the prompts.
Your event will automatically appear on the
website and key events will also appear in
Period events One-day events
20 August 29 August 5-27 September 13-14 October
Victorian Crafts Live Day College Sport Triathlon NZ Icons vs Villa Maria Cult-Couture
Venue: Howick Historical Village Venue: Farm Cove
South Auckland Icons 2006
Hours: 10am to last admission at 4pm Hours: From 10.30am Venue: Nathan Homestead, Venue: TelstraClear Paciﬁ c Events Centre
Price: Adult $12, Child $6, Price: Individuals $15, Teams $10pp 70 Hill Road, Manurewa Hours: 7pm
Senior/Student $10, Family $30 Contact: College Sport Hours: Monday — Friday 9am - 5pm Price: TBA
Contact: Tracey Mulgrew Phone: (09) 845 8496 Weekends 1pm — 4pm Contact: Ticket Direct
Phone: 576 9506 Email: email@example.com Price: Free Phone: 0800 4 842538
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.collegesport.co.nz/sports/ Contact: Chantelle Whaiapu Website: www.ticketdirect.co.nz
Website: www.fencible.org.nz triathlon.html Phone: 09 267 0180
Email: email@example.com If you’re passionate about art, fashion
Decorative, domestic, agricultural Open to all secondary schools, Website: www.manukau.govt.nz and culture, then book now for the
and reﬁ ned crafts. spectators welcome. spectacular and entertaining evening
Entries close 22 August. The exhibition features teachers shows — a cultural extravaganza
and students of Alfriston College in celebrating Cult-Couture. To enter a
Until 25 August Manurewa. Collectively they have piece you must register between
Until 1 September explored the theme of NZ Icons versus 7 June and 1 September 2006, forms are
South Auckland Icons. Set against the available from Chantelle Whaiapu (phone
The Living Art ever-changing social, environmental 275-0482 or email cwhaiapu@manukau.
of Paciﬁc Tattoo Good Things Come and cultural background of New Zealand govt.nz).
Venue: Mangere Arts Centre,
in Small Packages and South Auckland in particular, these
93 Bader Drive, Mangere Venue: Nathan Homestead, artworks attempt to capture our deﬁ ning
Hours: Monday — Friday, 9am — 5pm 70 Hill Road, Manurewa similarities and differences. 3 November
Price: FREE Hours: Monday — Friday 9am — 5pm
Contact: Chantelle Whaiapu Weekends 1pm — 4pm
Phone: 09 275 0482 Price: FREE
Clevedon Fireworks Evening
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Chantelle Whaiapu Venue: Clevedon Showgrounds
Website: www.manukau.govt.nz Phone: 09 267 0180 Hours: 6.30 pm onwards
Spring Festival Live Day Price: $20 per family or $5 per person
The Living Art of Paciﬁ c Tattoo focuses Website: www.manukau.govt.nz Venue: Howick Historical Village Contact: Judith Narbey
on the art of documenting ta moko, Hours: 10am to last admission at 4pm Phone: 09 292 8793
tatau, tatu and tattoo within communities Nathan Homestead is proud to host the Price: Adult $12, Child $6, Email: email@example.com
living in New Zealand and the Paciﬁ c. inaugural Manukau City Council Childcare Senior/Student $10, Family $30
Centres’ Under 5’s exhibition. This show Contact: Tracey Mulgrew Clevedon Residents Association Annual
is sure to delight and is a must-see for Phone: 576 9506 Fireworks Evening.
26-27 August family members and public alike. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Show 12 November
Garden tours, spring cleaning,
Venue: St. James Church Hall, special plantings.
Church Rd., Mangere Bridge.
Lions Cycle for Life Event
Hours: 10am — 4pm Venue: Clevedon A & P Show Grounds
Price: Free Hours: From 8am
Contact: Pamela Anstice Price: 100km & 70km Challenge $50,
Phone: 636 6505 15km Fun Ride $25
Email: email@example.com Contact: Bob Baker
Phone: 09 262 7794
The work of the Mangere Bridge Art Email: www.cycleforlife.co.nz
Group. Paintings in all media and a
variety of sizes will be on display. The event covers the scenic coastal
All work is for sale. roads from Clevedon to Maraetai, on to
Whitford — Brookby — Alfriston and then
into the Hunua ranges before returning
to Clevedon for the ﬁ nish.
VILLA MARIA CULT-COUTURE