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Media statement: Disgraceful plan to bulldoze Liston Village one step closer to being overturned

Disgraceful plan to bulldoze Liston Village Seniors Social Housing one step closer to being overturned “The disgraceful C&R-led plan to bulldoze Seniors social housing at Liston Village in Hillsborough is one step closer to being overturned”, says Julie Fairey after the Roskill Community Voice majority on the  Puketāpapa  Local Board voted last night to confirm its view …

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Media Release: Seeking Big Ideas for Mt Roskill Town Centre

For immediate release “It is time for action to turn the Mt Roskill Town Centre from a scruffy strip to an inviting hub – a place that is safe and inviting, supports our local businesses, and reflects the vibrancy and diversity of our people,” says Bobby Shen, architectural designer and Roskill Community Voice candidate for …

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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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Community Connection

Updated for 2019 Community connection is so important, and the local board has an important role to play to support people to know their neighbours and their area, and have an opportunity to celebrate and share their cultures. What we’ve done Championed local heritage, saving important local buildings, investing in heritage studies, signage and trails, …

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Lest We Forget – ANZAC 2015 Address

Julie delivered the ANZAC Address for the 2015 Mt Roskill War Memorial service, 25th April 2015, 100 years after the landings at Gallipoli.   Those who have visited Gallipoli will have noticed there the many cemeteries, markers to the fallen.  These graves have a special international body that looks after them, the Commonwealth War Graves …

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