The Long Bay - Okura Great Park Society was formed in 1996 to convince local, regional and central government to work together with us for the creation of a 1,000 acre Great Park at Long Bay in North Auckland. More about the society.

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Welcome to our new website

We are proud and excited to announce the ‘going live’ of our new website. This has many more features than our previous one and will enable your committee to keep you more regularly informed of the any news, the issues we are dealing with, background information, coming events, links to other relevant organisations and websites, and other things relevant to the Society.
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Filed under: News on July 10, 2014

March 2014 Newsletter

  • The PAUP and the LBSP
  • PAUP and Okura
  • AGM – guest speaker Dr Roger Grace

We are now well into the New Year and I am glad to at last be able to up-date you on where we are up to in regards to the concerns we have had with the Auckland Unitary Plan.
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Filed under: News on March 1, 2014

November 2013 Newsletter

  • The Society’s response to the proposed Auckland Unitary Plan
  • What is proposed for Okura greenfields
  • Monitoring of Long Bay Structure Plan
  • Friends of Okura Bush

We have been dealing with some big issues over the past weeks, namely, the inclusion of the Long Bay Structure Plan provisions in the the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan; and the consideration being given by the Auckland Council to residential development of the greenfield land at Okura as a Special Housing Area.
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Filed under: News on November 1, 2013

August 2013 Newsletter

  • Update on Auckland Unitary Plan and Long Bay
  • Proposed Okura development
  • Local body election

A big thank you to all who sent in submissions to the Auckland Council about our concerns about the draft Auckland Unitary Plan.
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Filed under: News on August 1, 2013

Change the Unitary Plan

All that we have fought for through the Environment Court could be lost if the draft Unitary Plan is not changed.

The draft Unitary Plan makes much of what we have fought for null and void. If we do not act now, everything we have achieved so far may be lost.
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Filed under: News on April 11, 2013

March 2013 Newsletter

  • Crimson Walkway
  • Proposed Changes To Resource Management Act
  • A Good Keen Neighbour
  • Long Bay Development Update

It is time to elect our new committee. As I have mentioned previously, we have a small committee and we would welcome new members on to it.
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Filed under: News on March 1, 2013

September 2012 Newsletter

  • Monitoring sedimentation and run-off
  • Crimson Walkway
  • Heritage Protection Area to public ownership
  • Long Bay Development update
  • Living Legends Planting Day

How we value your continued support. We have been having a much quieter year than previous years, with the development that we wished to contain (we could never prevent it all) well underway.
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Filed under: News on September 1, 2012