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NORTH HARBOUR NEWS, AUGUST 5, 2011
We want your feedback on the draft local board plan for your neighbourhood. Its been put
together by your local board to re ect the interests and concerns of your co unity.
lease read the plan and if you would like to send in a sub ission with your iews.
he sub ission period runs fro uly to ugust. or ore infor ation call
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The HazMobile will operate between 10am and 2pm
on Saturday 13 August 2011 at the Hooton car park on
Oteha Valley Road, Albany (off Mills Lane).
Commercial hazardous waste will not be accepted. The HazMobile is for household
hazardous waste in household waste quantities.
Businesses can find hazardous waste disposal agents in the Yellow Pages under 'waste'.
For commercial agricultural chemicals, ring 0800 Agrecovery (0800 247326) for
information on an industry pickup service.
*Please contact Resene Colorshops for paint disposal.
Household hazardous waste includes:
household chemicals such as
cleaners, disinfectants, polishes
and pool chemicals
garden chemicals such as
pesticides, herbicides and
automotive products such as
waste oil, petrol, diesel and
DIY products such as solvents,
glues and wood preservatives
fluorescent tubes and
energy-saving light bulbs
all gas cylinders
all types of batteries
lead based paint and marine
anti-fouling paint only*
By LISA HONEYBONE
It's fantastic, so
many people have
supported it along
Long Bay-Okura Great
Park Society convener
An environment group will be
watching work on the Long
Bay housing development to
make sure sediment run-off
doesn't damage streams and
the marine reserve.
Long Bay-Okura Great
Park Society convener Chris
Bettany says members are
what they have
pieces of land
from being built
so many people
have supported it along the
way,'' she says.
Ms Bettany says they will
be watching that Environ-
ment Court rulings over
issues like sediment control
The court has adopted the
Long Bay Structure Plan:
Plan Change 6 after three
hearings and two interim
decisions since July 2007.
The former North Shore
City Council prepared the
plan to enable development
but aimed to protect heritage
and environmental values of
These included the
landscapes and natural
character of the coastline
north of Vaughan
Park, an area of
land and the high
amenity value of
ment and coastal
of the Long Bay-Okura Mar-
ine Reserve. The structure
plan covers an area of around
360 hectares and delivers
about 2500 lots that will
accommodate around 7000
Councillor George Wood
says the plan change is an
Insect entry: Raewyn Thomas' botanical jewellery earned third place in the World
Association of Flower Arrangers show.
Two Hibiscus Coast floral artists gained
high placings at an international show.
Ann Kennedy was second and Raewyn
Thomas third in their categories at the 10th
World Association of Flower Arrangers,
WAFA, show and conference in Boston.
A triennial event, it provides an oppor-
tunity for floral artists to present their cre-
ative talents internationally not only to fel-
low competitors and exhibitors, but also to
share their skills with the wider public.
This year's theme was This Glorious
The Hibiscus Coast Floral Art Group
congratulated its two members on their
Raewyn entered her work in the Mail-in
section entitled Insects -- botanical jewel-
lery, while Ann entered Seasons -- a design
to be staged from the floor. She had to dress
a mannequin suitably for a season of her
Plant material was the dominant com-
Both designers have many awards both
locally and at national level. Ann is also a
resident of the United Kingdom and while
living there has gained many awards in
More designs by the Hibiscus Coast
Floral Art Group will be on show later in
the year at Couldrey House, Wenderholm,
in a Christmas-themed display, open to the
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