Tag: Green Party
Catherine Delahunty M.P is the Spokesperson For Heritage for the Green Party.
Catherine Delahunty has the following
Current Parliamentary Roles:
"Heritage places and collections can provide a platform for an increased understanding of the development of New Zealand's unique culture amongst New Zealanders and heritage and cultural tourism can play an important part in the economic development of local communities, and building community pride and distinctive identity."
The following is the text of the Green Party Heritage Policy release:
"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…)
Eugenie Sage List M.P. (Green) in speech to the Local Government Conference comments on proposed changes to RMA and CERA/ heritage. (more…)
"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…)
Eugenie Sage, Green Party List MP, has posted a well written blog outlining why she thinks the Cathedral should be saved.
We recommend you click over [and click back] for a read.
Eugenie Sage spoke at the Wizard's "Demo against Demo" at the Anglican Synod. [St Christopher's @10.30am 21st April]. (more…)
Eugenie Sage [Green List MP] has posted a blog "Powerlessness is not a basis for recovery".
She argues for a review of CERA, RMA consent provisions should apply to heritage buildings and that Christchurch's residents should have a direct say in their city's future. (more…)