"Under CERA's repressive regime, citizens can't use the RMA to either challenge the demolition of significant heritage buildings such as McLeans Mansion, or influence decisions on new buildings which determine the identity of the central city."
The Earthquake Recovery Minister is failing to take heritage seriously, the Green Party said.
Green MP Eugenie Sage asked the Minister a series of written parliamentary questions to find out what priority CERA gives to heritage but the Minister passed the buck to the building owners, to the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, and to heritage agencies. (more…)
“...CERA’s management of the Cranmer Courts flies in the face of its own heritage protection plan which now seems to be a waste of the paper it’s written on...”
Media Release: Eugenie Sage M.P. [Green Party]
Text of release as follows: (more…)
Comment: The following is a quick guide for the politically aware. This is not an endorsement of the Greens but we note they are inclusive and once they make a contact, will ensure you are in their communications loop. The other political parties are not as active …mmm!(more…)