Jade Kake and Kaumātua Fred Sadler presented on behalf of Te Matapihi at the PC94B Papakāinga Plan Change hearings, held at Toll Stadium Whangarei, Monday 21 November 2016. Statement of Evidence as tabled at the Hearings.Read More
Phase One of the Whangārei District Plan's Papakāinga policy became operative on 28 April 2011. Applications for Papakāinga currently require a resource consent as a discretionary activity. The existing provisions have not been formally utilised since they became operative. 94B represents Phase Two of Council’s Papakāinga policy.Read More
This inquiry was launched by Labour, Green and Māori Parties after National MPs turned down Opposition requests for a Parliamentary select committee inquiry into the issue.
Submissions were requested from members of the public, those who experience homelessness and agencies working with them, about the best ways to support them and reduce the reasons they lose their homes in the first place.Read More