In this week’s “City Scene” the Council is promoting the Future Planning Framework for Auckland. If you are interested in GreyLynn 2030 you should be interested in this. Here is your chance to tell the council how you would like to see Western Bays developing. The web site that accompanies the document, www.Itsmybackyard.co.nz is fun…

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An event was organised on April 9th by Community Waitakere to Discuss and scrutinise the Government’s decision on the Regional Governance model or Supercity From this meeting a new group has formed – Community Coalition for Auckland Region. For mor further information contact pam@communitywaitakere.org.nz; ph 09 838 7904

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Dear Grey Lynn 2030, I have been working with Wanaka Wastebusters on a National GetReal Plastic Bag campaign which we launched last week.  We are lobbying strongly for the major NZ retailers Progressive (Foodtown, Woolworths and Countdown) and Foodstuffs (New World, Pak n Save, 4Square) to stop giving away plastic bags for free.  By charging…

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Grey Lynn 2030 is made up of a number of focus groups. If you have an idea for a group we can help you promote it and find people who want to get involved. The object of education isn’t knowledge; it’s action. – Thomas Kempis How will you be in action? Don’t say it is…

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Do you have sheep or cattle which you would like to graze on paddocks alongside Kelmarna Organic City Farm in Herne Bay? There is currently approx 1.3 ha, which includes six fenced paddocks, of pasture for grazing. If interested & you have queries please contact: Lynn Green greenly@xtra.co.nz Kelmarna Community Garden Trust Inc P 376…

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Thinking about the vision and mission for Grey Lynn 2030 has started me thinking who makes up our community? What does your average person in Grey Lynn, Westmere and Ponsonby think about being sustainable and the environment? I can only reflect on the local community that I know with any confidence. The community I inhabit…

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