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Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board invites submissions on proposals for Old School Reserve, Māngere

Public notice date: 23 May 2019

Closing date and time: 20 June 2019, 12 a.m.

Proposal to grant a community licence to occupy to the Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand over part of Old School Reserve, 283-287 Kirkbride Road, Māngere

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 2002, the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board intends to consider granting a new community licence to occupy to the Cook Islands Development Agency New Zealand (CIDANZ) over part of Old School Reserve in respect of Lot 1 Deposited Plan 204827 and Lot 1 Deposited Plan 78403.

The proposed licence area adjoins the CIDANZ current lease area fronting Kirkbride Road and is for the purpose of allowing continuity of their community and social services. The proposed licence will be granted for a period of five (5) years.

Proposal to grant a community lease for additional premises to Tavaesina Trust Incorporated over part of Old School Reserve, 299R Kirkbride Road, Māngere

Pursuant to the provisions of the Reserves Act 1977, the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board intends to consider ranting a community lease for additional premises to Tavaesina Trust Incorporated (the Trust) over part of Old School Reserve in respect of Part Allotment 74 PARO Manurewa and Allotment 366 PARO Manurewa.

The proposed lease area adjoins the Trust's current lease area and is for the purpose of providing early childhood education activities.

The proposed lease for additional premises will be granted for a term of seven (7) years with one ten (10)-year right of renewal. The proposed lease term aligns with the current community lease held by the Trust.

Proposed concept plan for Old School Reserve

A draft concept plan has been prepared for the future development and use of Old School Reserve. The plan builds on the existing activities provided on the reserve and will provide greater recreational, educational and cultural opportunities for the local community.

View the plans and get a feedback form at the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board at Shop 17, Mangere Town Centre, 93 Bader Drive, Māngere. Copies will also be available at the Fetu Aolele Multicultural and Nukutukulea Aoga Niue early childhood centres, CIDANZ and Auckland Teaching Gardens located on Old School Reserve.

Auckland Council invites submissions or objections in respect to the lease and licence proposals, and feedback on the proposed concept plan.

Any person wishing to make a submission, provide feedback or request additional information should lodge this in writing to Auckland Council, Private Bag, 92300, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142, Attention: Sophie Bell, Service and Asset Planning Specialist, or by email to oldschoolreserve@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz no later than 4pm, Friday, 14 June 2019.

Please state in your submission for the lease and licence proposals if you wish to be heard in person.
You can also submit your feedback:

  • online at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/haveyoursay
  • in person at the open day on Old School Reserve between 1pm to 3pm on 1 June 2019 
  • in person at the Fetu Aolele Multicultural and Nukutukulea Aoga Niue early childhood centres, CIDANZ and Auckland Teaching Gardens located on Old School Reserve.

Any information provided to the council will become subject to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and may be released by the Council under that Act.

Submitters details may be provided to elected members for decision making purposes and may be included in meeting agendas that will be published on the council's website.

Any submitter should state in their submission if the whole or any part of the submission is to be kept confidential.