Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society
 
 
Main Menu
Home
Content
All items
Key Resources
Articles by Topic
Events
Other Coastlines
Human Interest
Photo Gallery
Links
Navigation
Search
Index
Action
Contact / Donate / Join
Comment Page
Sandspit Prints
Secure Login Form





Lost Password?
No account yet? Register
Verse of The Day
“Ki te whai hoki tetahi kia ora, ka mate ano ia; ki te mate tetahi, mona i whakaaro ki ahau, ka kite ano ia i te ora.” (Matthew 16:25)

Powered by BibleGateway.com
Recent popular items
Tutukaka Coast promo
Home arrow Articles by Topic arrow LandCo Proposal arrow Developer faces fight over Sandspit plans
Developer faces fight over Sandspit plans PDF Print
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Articles - LandCo Proposal
Written by Mike Dinsdale (Northern Advocate) New Zealand Herald   
Thursday, 30 November 2006

A developer plans to carve up Ngunguru Sandspit into 350 sections and an 85ha reserve.

Landco was supposed to reveal its plans at a news conference yesterday but inadvertently posted them on its website a day early.

It's just amazing they think they can get way with this. It is going to flood again. It's a low-lying, shifting sands area, and who's going to pay when it goes wrong - the ratepayer?

An angry Ngunguru Coast Action Group has vowed to fight the plans. Group spokeswoman Anna Murphy was "aghast" at the scale of the plans. Any development of the sandspit would be opposed as it was "too sensitive an area in every respect for development".

The plans include a 350-lot "coastal village" of about 1000 people covering 36ha, with buildings set back from the shore to reduce visual impact, and a large reserve at the spit's northern tip.

Landco said it would give more details about its plans today.

Full story...

See also, LandCo lets slip 350-lot project (Northern Advocate).


Add as favourites (99) | Quote this article on your site | Views: 2290

Be first to comment this article

Only registered users can write comments.
Please login or register.

Powered by AkoComment Tweaked Special Edition v.1.4.6
AkoComment © Copyright 2004 by Arthur Konze - www.mamboportal.com
All right reserved

Last Updated ( Thursday, 30 November 2006 )
 
< Prev   Next >

Email: secretary@ncag.org.nz

© 2017 Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.