“I take issue with councillors encroaching on local board jurisdiction by nominating freedom camping sites in local parks against the wishes of local boards,” Kaipatiki Local Board chairman John Gillon said.

Consultation opened today on council’s Freedom Camping Bylaw. You have until 18 February 2019 to have your say.
Submit your feedback here:
https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/have-your-say/topics-you-can-have-your-say-on/freedom-camping/Pages/default.aspx

Three sites are proposed for Birkenhead and Northcote:

  • Little Shoal Bay Reserve: Up to 6 non-self-contained vehicles to be allowed in the carpark between Dudding Park Sportsfield and the bowling club (northern carpark) for up to 48 hours.
  • Birkenhead War Memorial Reserve: Certified self-contained vehicles to be allowed overnight in the carpark at the Mahara Ave end of the park from the Leisure Centre to the BMX pump track.
  • A F Thomas Park: Certified self-contained vehicles to be allowed overnight in the carpark off Northcote Road, opposite Onewa Domain.

North Shore Times: 
https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/109027546/flooding-concerns-over-planned-freedom-camping-site-for-aucklands-north-shore
OurAuckland:
http://ourauckland.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/articles/news/2018/12/have-your-say-on-auckland-councils-proposed-freedom-camping-bylaw/

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