Tag: Eugenie Sage

“Eugenie Sage speaks on the Second Reading of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Bill” (Sourced from www.greens.org.nz)

eugenie_sage"Our concern is that this may lead to Heritage New Zealand equivocating and not using its powers as a heritage protection authority under the Resource Management Act, for example, where you have got a conflict between an owner’s desire to modify or harm a heritage building and a need to protect and preserve it"
https://www.greens.org.nz/speeches/eugenie-sage-speaks-second-reading-heritage-new-zealand-pouhere-taonga-bill (The site has a link to a YouTube posting of the speech.)

The text of the speech is as follows: (more…)

“Christchurch people still locked out of city rebuild” Eugenie Sage M.P. Media Release (Green Party)

eugenie_sage"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."

Media Relase is as follows. (more…)

Brownlee Disregards Heritage – Eugenie Sage M.P. Media Release

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…)