Piha R&R are very disappointed that Auckland Council has voted down support for the Rahui placed by Te Kawerau a Makiand closure of the Waitakere Ranges in order to save the Kauri. We note that our two ward Councillors, Penny Hulse and Linda Cooper voted against !!
Waitakere Ranges rāhui and closure to save the Kauri voted down. Here’s how they voted. Email or call your local rep to send a thanks or express your disappointment. The amendment to close the park was lost by 11 votes to 7 FOR (7): Renata Blair , James Brown , Cathy Casey, Christine Fletcher, John Walker, Wayne Walker and John Watson. AGAINST (11): Penny Hulse, Bill Cashmore, Ross Clow, Linda Cooper, Chris Darby, Phil Goff, Richard Hills, Mike Lee, Daniel Newman, Desley Simpson and Greg Sayers