Keep up to date with Little Shoal Bay Reserve issues, including seawater inundation and freedom camping.

Slip in Le Roy’s Bush/Little Shoal Bay Reserve

There has been a slip on the track from Seaview Avenue to the park, approximately where shown on the attached […]

Vehicle gates at Little Shoal Bay Reserve

Vehicle gates have been installed at the carpark entrances at Little Shoal Bay Reserve.The gates will now be closed to […]

Māori names and stories to be returned to community spaces across Kaipātiki

The Kaipatiki Local Board is working with mana whenua to restore Māori names and narratives to a number of our […]

Thanks for having your say – 1 week left

Thanks to everyone who popped down to Little Shoal Bay to let us know their views on Council’s long term […]

10 year plan and targeted rate consultation

Please have your say on Council’s 10-year plan, including rates levels, infrastructure budgets, council services, impact of COVID-19, climate change, […]

Little Shoal Bay Coastal Report

The frequent flooding at Little Shoal Bay Reserve has been an on-going concern for some time.Kaipātiki Local Board members have […]

Le Roy’s Bush Track Upgrade – Stage 2

As we move into Alert Level 3, some council projects will be starting up again, but with protocols in place […]

Update: Freedom-camping at Little Shoal Bay

Last week the Kaipatiki Local Board requested increased enforcement of freedom campers at Little Shoal Bay Reserve over the coming Summer. As […]

Vote for the Shore Action Team!

The Shore Action team has led the Kaipātiki Local Board for the last 3 years and has made huge progress […]

Help secure and shape our local parks!

Every park in New Zealand must have a Reserve Management Plan to be covered by the Reserves Act 1977, but […]

Little Shoal Bay Tide Gauge

Little Shoal Bay now has a tide gauge to help measure king tides and educate about sea level rise. The […]

Upcoming Projects, including Little Shoal Bay Assessments

The Kaipatiki Local Board​ recently approved a massive programme of work for the 2019/20 year, including assessments of the assets […]

It’s time for councillors to ditch the whole freedom camping process and start again next term

“Kaipātiki Local Board chairman John Gillon said it was an astonishing situation which brought the process further disrepute.” The Freedom […]

Freedom Camping Newsflash 1: Little Shoal Bay

Freedom Camping Newsflash 1: The Freedom Camping Bylaw Hearing Panel have decided to change the recommendation for the Dudding Sportsfield […]

Little Shoal Bay under threat from saltwater invasion

A great summary of some of the pressures that Little Shoal Bay Reserve faces due to the changing environment. The […]

Little Shoal Bay residents want Auckland Council to stop their beach from washing away

Frustrated with inaction from council, Kyle Aitken​ and other residents around Little Shoal Bay have built a temporary groyne to […]

Dog Bylaw Update & Information Session

Consultation on the proposed Dog Bylaw and Dog Policy changes closes soon, on Friday 10 May. There is an information […]

2 New Handrails

I’m pleased that a couple of safety handrails have recently been installed after I escalated complaints from the community.One has […]

Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw hearings

Yesterday I attended the the Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw hearing panel deliberations as they discussed the large amount of […]

Freedom Camping Submission Summaries

Thankyou to everyone who put in a submission on the proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw. The hearing panel is […]

Loophole in freedom camping bylaw

A loophole in Auckland Council’s proposed freedom camping bylaw could mean the practice would go unenforced on any roads, parks […]

“Where the Fairies Live – Kaipātiki” is now open!

UPDATE: The Northcote Fairy Door list has been updated! Please download and print it out, or you can pick up […]

Public Sessions on Freedom Camping Proposal

Pictured is one of the sites that Councillors are proposing to allow freedom camping.This is the frequently-flooded northern carpark at […]

Hot Playgrounds – NewsHub Video

Happy New Year everyone! Here’s a NewsHub clip that I was on about keeping safe on hot playgrounds over Summer, […]

Shadesails at Little Shoal Bay!

Our sunsmart playground at Little Shoal Bay 🙂The installation of full-coverage shadesails was completed today in time for the Summer break! #ShadesailsOverPlaygrounds #SunSmart […]

Flooding concerns over planned freedom camping site

“I take issue with councillors encroaching on local board jurisdiction by nominating freedom camping sites in local parks against the […]

Freedom Camping Update

Consultation on the proposed freedom camping locations in Birkenhead and Northcote opens on Tuesday and runs until 18 February.Going completely […]

Shadesails for Inwards Reserve and Little Shoal Bay Reserve!

Shadesails! It’s taken longer than I’d hoped but we’ve managed to get full-coverage shadesails confirmed for both Inwards Reserve and […]

Freedom Camping Proposal for Kaipatiki

I’ve received a number of queries about the proposed freedom camping bylaw that council’s Regulatory Committee has approved to go […]

ANZAC Day Harbour Bridge Lights

The Auckland Harbour Bridge Vector Lights will shine on Wednesday 25 April to commemorate Anzac Day with a stunning light […]