2013–2014 committee Mahurangi Action

by | 3 Nov 2013 | Committee | 0 comments

Jade River cover

Friend of a Friend: Founding chairman of Friends of the Mahurangi, John Male, featured in the compilation Fairburn and Friends, in a chapter written by Beverley Simmons. image Cape Catley

On 3 November 2013, the following were elected as the committee of Mahurangi Action Incorporated for 2013–2014:

Cimino Cole (as secretary) editor incumbent

Jim Dollimore biologist incumbent

Hugh Gladwell lawyer incumbent

Michael Gordon (as treasurer) engineer incumbent

Mike Hanne academic nominated by Cimino Cole seconded by Cluny Macpherson

Temepara Morehu (as president) stevedore incumbent

Bruce Trethewey stonemason incumbent

Tom Walters oyster farmer incumbent

Nominations for the Mahurangi Action committee will be open leading up to the next annual general meeting.

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Mahurangi Action milestones mark some significant achievements

Updated 6 November 2018
1974
Founded, as Friends of the Mahurangi
1975
Tribunal recommends Warkworth wastewater be excluded from the Mahurangi River
1977
Revived the Mahurangi Regatta
1987
Supported Mahurangi West-led campaign that saw off plans to build a road to Te Muri and park up to 2000 cars behind its beach
1991
Conducted poll on aspirations for Mahurangi in 25 years
2001
Publication of Dr Ronald Locker’s 416-page Jade River : A History of the Mahurangi
2002
Successful High Court defence of the public’s entitlement to access Jamieson Bay
2004
Revival of the Mahurangi Regatta Prize-Giving Dance
2004
Leading role in supporting Auckland Regional Council’s Mahurangi Action Plan
2007
Mahurangi Magazine goes online
2007
Establishment of first scientifically designed trials demonstrating that forestry-style nursery methods could slash the cost of raising indigenous plants
2010
Leading role in developing Mahurangi Action Plan: A strategic plan for the catchment 2010–2030
2012
With property holder, establishment of the Mahurangi Farm-Forestry Trail
2015
Warkworth Sediment Improvements Pilot Phase I
2016
Preservation of car-free Te Muri, forever
2016
Culmination of 42-year bid to see council commitment to exclude Warkworth wastewater from the Mahurangi river and harbour
2016
First Mahurangi Regatta held with new, long-term principal sponsor, Teak Construction
2017
Submitted only proposal—for two local boards to replace the current Rodney Local Board—deemed a reasonably practicable option to Auckland’s governance arrangements
2017
Inaugurated, with One Warkworth and supported by Mahurangi Matters, the Warkworth Town Hall Talks
2018
Initiated, with philanthropist member, Mahurangi-based green-lipped mussel reef restoration research project
2019
Initiated, with the Mahurangi River Restoration Trust, ‘Up the Mahu!’

 

 

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