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.
Public meeting on 23 November for saving the Society’s hard fought for achievements
The Auckland Unitary Plan process threatens to harm our beautiful Long Bay/Okura Coastline. The protections that the Society achieved so recently through the Environment Court are in danger of being lost. The fight to protect these achievements has to be fought right now before it is too late.
Find out what’s happening and what the Society is doing about it.
3 – 5 pm Sunday 23 November
Sir Peter Blake Marine Education and Recreation Centre (MERC)
1045 Beach Road
This matter is urgent.
Bring your family, neighbours and friends to a meeting to find out more. All welcome
How the Unitary Plan could put the Society’s achievements in jeopardy
With the coming together of the various Auckland cities and councils to form a Supercity, the Auckland Council had to develop a draft plan to standardise the many rules and policies that had applied across the region. This plan was to determine the shape of Auckland for the years to come. Continue reading →
Long Bay Okura Great Park Society in legal process to protect the Marine Reserve and Park
The Long Bay Okura Marine Reserve, and the beautiful landscape and the rural ambience of Long Bay Regional Park are at risk of losing their protections from the impact of the Long Bay development because of challenges presented in the Auckland Unitary Plan process. Continue reading →
Rotary Browns Bay Announce New Long Bay Community Walk
A Spring Step Out event will be held on Sunday, 12 October offering an outstanding walking route which begins at Long Bay College and heads through the Long Bay Regional Park, right up to Piripiri Point above the Okura River. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →