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Devonport-Takapuna Local Board public and business meetings

The Devonport-Takapuna Local Board holds regular meetings where the public can attend or speak.

Monthly business meetings

The monthly business meetings are where the board makes decisions.

Members of the public are welcome to observe the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board meetings either in person or virtually via Microsoft Teams.

Contact the local board office at devonporttakapunalocalboard@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz to request a virtual link to a meeting.

When and where they are held

These meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of every month and are open to the public.

They usually start at 10am and are held at:

Board Room

  Ground Floor

  1-7 The Strand

  Takapuna

Check the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board meetings calendar for more details.

Speaking at a monthly business meeting

Anyone can speak at a monthly business meeting as long as it relates to an agenda item. Read our upcoming meeting agendas to find out what is coming up.

You can also speak through a deputation. This is a formal presentation and needs approval from the chairperson. You need to give seven days’ notice.

If you would like to speak at a business meeting, email devonporttakapunalocalboard@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz in advance.

You can speak as a group or an individual for up to 10 minutes. This includes time for questions from local board members.

Community forums

Community forums are an opportunity for you to speak to your elected representatives.

You can:

  • talk about issues facing you or your community group
  • give an update about your group’s activities.

When and where they are held]

Community forums are held quarterly. They usually take place on the fourth Tuesday of every third month from 6pm.

They are held at various locations within the local board area.

Check the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board meetings calendar for more details.

Speaking at a community forum

Anyone can speak at a community forum as long as the matter is relevant to the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.

The board:

  • looks after local council services and facilities like parks, libraries and the leisure centre
  • will listen to your views on issues of regional significance like transport, rates and planning
  • will advocate to the Governing Body on the issues raised at the forums.

Formal decisions are not made at community forum meetings. These are made at the monthly business meetings.

If you would like to speak at a community forum you can:

You can speak as a group or an individual for up to 15 minutes. This includes time for questions from local board members.

Workshops

Local board workshops focus on overseeing and delivering projects in their work programme.

This includes topics like events, and renewing assets across the local board area.

The local board does not make decisions at these workshops.

Workshops are open to the public to attend, unless an item is deemed confidential under the Section 7 (2) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

The public cannot speak or present at a workshop.

When and where they are held

Workshops are usually held on the first two Tuesdays of every month, and occasionally are held on the third and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

They usually start at 9.30am and are held at:

Board Room

  Ground Floor

  1-7 The Strand

  Takapuna

Workshop records

Download the latest workshop material and records.

Email devonporttakapunalocalboard@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz for Devonport-Takapuna Local Board workshop documents from previous years.

Devonport-Takapuna Local Board standing orders

Standing orders are a list of rules for conduct and procedure at local board meetings.

We use them to help meetings run smoothly, and to help people understand how they can participate.

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