Julie Fairey and Michael WoodJulie Fairy and Michael Wood – have worked hard to win a fair deal for Roskill, and to deliver on their commitments

Local Heritage

  • Successfully advocating to protect local buildings such as the old Mt Roskill fire station and the old Municipal Chambers
  • Secured funding for the first ever comprehensive survey of Roskill’s heritage
  • Led the installation of heritage interpretive signage around Roskill
  • Helping to set up the new local historical society
  • Working with the community to upgrade the Mt Roskill War Memorial

Parks and Open Space

  •  Leading major improvements at a number of local parks and playgrounds including Keith Hay Park, Fearon Park, Harold Long Reserve, Stranolar Reserve, Turner Reserve, and Walmsley and Underwood Parks.
  • Working to upgrade Keith Hay Park and secure an artificial turf for football.
  • Championing our beautiful Manukau Foreshore and plans for continuous coastal walkway between Onehunga and Blockhouse Bay.

 Supporting People and Community

  • Setting up local groups to connect people, such as the Puketapapa Garden Web.
  • Providing direct support to residents who need to raise issues with Council departments.
  • Giving the public a vote on the names of new Fickling Centre rooms.

Speaking up for our Community

  • Supporting residents with local issues such as opposing the poor siting of the Pah Rd Warehouse.
  • Standing with local residents to secure a sympathetic and community focussed re-development of the Three Kings quarry with a focus on restoration and open space.
  • Advocating for residents to know more about resource consent issues.

Reducing Harm in our Community

  • Pushing for a sinking lid on pokies in Roskill and standing against the Sky City pokies deal.
  • Opposing new off-license liquor outlets in our community
  • Making our local playgrounds smokefree.

Financial Responsibility

  • Continuing to oppose massive expenditure acquiring property for Monte Cecilia Park.
  • Encouraging a sensible negotiated end to the costly Ports dispute.
  • Advocating for fairer rates and a lower average rate increase for our area.
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