Meetings and celebrations
The planned fivefold increase in population of its tidehead town is critical to the future of the Mahurangi watershed. If, within a couple of decades, a town of more than 20 000 has an attractive, swimmable river as the hero element of a broad linear…read more
Since it was formed 42 years ago, Mahurangi Action has had some big wins. But not only has the 2015–2016 term of office seen the greatest number of wins in a single year, one of those wins was 42 years in the making: The decision by Watercare Services to cease the...read more
Last year’s was the culmination of a Te Muri walk and a cross-harbour ferry ride. This year’s annual general meeting will be somewhat more perfunctory, on account of it coinciding with the Mahurangi West Hall working bee and Pūhoi Fire Station Givealittle-athon....read more
It is a committee for people who detest them. In contrast to most incorporated societies, which typically meet monthly, Mahurangi Action meets continually, via the Mahurangi Magazine and email. Although committees are an integral part of representative democracy, it...read more
Scott Homestead Scotts Landing 7 November 2015 Meeting opened 3.22 pm 7 November 2015 Attending Tessa Berger, Jefferson Chapple, Cimino Cole, Margaret Faed, Hugh Gladwell, Joan Gordon, Michael Gordon and Sarah Ransom. Apologies Jim Dollimore, Mike Hanne, Cluny...read more
Mahurangi Action’s inaugural meeting was held on 17 December 1974 for good reason. Things had come to a head regarding Warkworth’s flawed—many people believed—decision to build a sewage treatment plant that had little capacity to cope with the precipitous flows that...read more
In 1974, the town was planning to replace its appallingly inadequate riverside municipal septic tank. Warkworth’s council was finally facing up to the need to treat its wastewater, after decades of wilful neglect of the issue, which, after heavy rainfall, routinely...read more
This year’s annual general meeting needs to be the society’s shortest in its 40-year history. Time and tide dictate that Mahurangi Action members expedite their formalities during the afternoon tea stop at Scott Homestead, before those celebrating the organisation’s...read more
There is surely no better way the milestone could be marked. On Sunday fortnight, Mahurangi Action will be celebrating its 40th anniversary, alongside the Auckland Council and community celebration of the 10th year of the Mahurangi Action Plan. Mahurangi Action was...read more
Meeting Mahurangi Action Incorporated Committee Resolutions Resolutions unanimous unless otherwise noted Date Tuesday 26 February 2013 Time 5.30 pm Start Meeting opened at 5.37 pm Attending Cimino Cole, Michael Gordon, Mike Hanne and Burnette O’Connor...read more
Mahurangi Action Incorporated Annual General Meeting Venue Old Masonic Hall Baxter Street Warkworth Format Coffee and croissants Gold-coin koha Date Sunday 25 November 2012 Time 9.30 for 10–11am Ahead of last year’s regatta, Mahurangi Action was incorporated, to...read more
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