Wayne Walker

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Viewpoint – Fight back on zoning proposals

The big issue facing the Hibiscus Coast right now is the proposed zoning changes that bring much more housing density than is presently allowed.  ...

Viewpoint – Consultation time

Over the coming months there are opportunities to let the government and Auckland Council know your views. Penlink is out for consultation on tolling. Charging...

Viewpoint – Space savers needed

Enjoyment of our open space – our local parks, beaches, bush reserves, and walkways – is more important than ever. In these ‘lock-down’ times they...

Viewpoint – Coast needs front of mind

Local knowledge and experience count. When projects, budgets and plans are up for consideration we need to make sure the Hibiscus Coast can make the...

Viewpoint – Collaboration and lateral thought

There’s been widespread publicity about the budget cuts that the Council is considering. It’s important that we make the best decisions based on good information...

Viewpoint – Tanks a lot

Tankwater households on the Hibiscus Coast deserve recognition and support. They highlight an important contribution to resilience, water conservation and civil defence in times of...

Viewpoint – You push, we pull

‘Challenging’ has to be a fine description of what it’s like to get things done and make a difference on Auckland Council. With size and...

Viewpoint – Marina land not gone yet

A Council decision is expected this month regarding the possible sale of Council owned marina land at Gulf Harbour (HM July 4). In my view,...

Viewpoint – Going dynamic in the morning

This week the dynamic lane on Whangaparaoa Road starts in the morning peak.  The evening has been a success with faster flows through Silverdale and...

Viewpoint – Public vs private

Summer on the Hibiscus Coast is a busy time as our local beaches, parks and recreation areas, safe swimming beaches, walkways and cycleways are enjoyed...