Support rates relief for protecting natural heritage – make a submission now!

Auckland Council is proposing replacing the transitional rates grants which are for Auckland landowners who have voluntary natural heritage protection covenants on their properties and were past recipients of legacy rates remissions schemes that were removed in 2018.  What covenants provide for: A natural heritage protection covenant is an agreement between Auckland Council (or another authorised Read More …

Make a submission on the Resource Management (Housing Enabling & Other Matters) Amendment Bill

The Labour Government has teamed up with the National Party to impose on all councils across the country the most appalling piece of top-down planning legislation we have ever seen.It will require all councils to change their planning schemes (Unitary/District Plans) to enable 3 buildings of up to 3 storeys on all residential sites. The proposals Read More …