Revive Roskill Town Centre

Revive Roskill Town Centre

In July and August 2019 we ran a community discussion about the future of the Mt Roskill Town Centre (aka Mt Roskill shops, “Big Roskill”, corner Mt Albert and Dominion Rds) called Big Ideas for Mt Roskill Town Centre. We had an overwhelming response with over 400 ideas suggested through postcards, email, online form, sessions

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Wesley keeps its name

After a developer tried to use the Wesley name for a new residential suburb in Franklin in 2017, the local community campaigned to show what the name means to them and why it needed to stay central. We supported them with public meetings, coordinating the campaign, and working with the Mt Roskill Puketapapa Historical Society

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Winning the 191 bus for Lynfield

Many years ago, when the old Auckland City was deciding about putting a new library at Lynfield or Blockhouse Bay, a bus route connecting Lynfield to the west was promised. After some advocacy it looked like this would finally be delivered as part of the New (Bus) Network Auckland Transport was rolling out, but they

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The Great Puketapapa Bus Survey 2018

The Great Puketapapa Bus Survey 2018 After the New (Bus) Network was rolled out in the central Auckland area by Auckland Transport, we were hearing a lot of concerns about how it was working. So we surveyed the local area and produced this report summarising the around 300 responses. It includes recommendations for Auckland Transport

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Safer Three Kings: No More Bottle Stores

In 2018 we helped the Three Kings community to stop a new off-licence alcohol store from opening in their neighbourhood, and we won! The campaign included several public meetings, encouraging and gathering submissions opposing the new store for the liquor licence process, an online petition signed by over 300 locals with several hundred more paper

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Fairness for Wesley

Mt Roskill has not had it’s fair share over the decades, and Wesley has been particularly badly affected. In 2013 we pledged to progress Fairness for Wesley through: (updates on each area since 2013 are in brackets): Better library services (We are advocating for Wesley to be the priority for new library services on the isthmus)

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