Herne Bay park lease should be approved – panel

Herne Bay park lease should be approved – panel
Herne Bay. (Image: NZME)
Oliver Lewis
Despite widespread opposition, a hearings panel has recommended that Watercare be able to use a park in a wealthy Auckland suburb.Several high-profile Herne Bay residents, including former All Black Ali Williams and a knighted businessman, Kenneth Stevens, submitted in opposition to the water services provider obtaining a lease to use part of Salisbury Reserve as a construction support area.Of 158 submissions received by a panel convened by the Waitematā local board ahead of a hearing on Jan 30, just four supported the lease proposal. Oppositio...

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