LCA submission and proposal to Mayor Wayne Browne

At a recent meeting with Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown in Warkworth on the 13th August, LCA members had the opportunity to make a submission on the perspectives and issues of local landowners and contractors with regard to Auckland Council. At the same, we also submitted a proposal for a ‘right of appeal’ developed by Gordon Levet.Continue reading “LCA submission and proposal to Mayor Wayne Browne”

LCA Greenhouse Gas Forum

The LCA’s recent information forum on the Government’s proposed Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions pricing scheme was attended by a group of around 30 landowners, farmers and professionals. Held at the Wellsford RSA and led by main speaker Max Rowsell, the forum was organised by the LCA to help farmers understand their options and obligations whenContinue reading “LCA Greenhouse Gas Forum”

LCA in the news

An article on the LCA’s upcoming forum on the Green House Gas (GHG) scheme appeared in the latest edition of the Mahurangi Matters. The forum is aimed at giving local farmers (and anyone else interested) an overview of what the GHG scheme is and associated compliance obligations. Max Rowsell, a local Farm Management Consultant, willContinue reading “LCA in the news”

The LCA reappointed to Rural Advisory Panel

The LCA is actively involved in mediation and advocacy roles for numerous rural issues along with a close working relationship with our Rodney Local Board members and Rodney Ward member Cr Greg Sayers. We have now been re appointed our former seat on the Auckland Council’s Rural AdvisoryPanel on the instruction of our new MayorContinue reading “The LCA reappointed to Rural Advisory Panel”

Emissions Trading Scheme Meeting

As many will be aware, there has been much discussion recently about the proposed Emissions Trading Scheme and its impacts on farmers and landowners. Rather than conducting a workshop of our own, The LCA thought it would be of more value to share an overview of the proposed scheme and compliance obligations at a “grassroots”Continue reading “Emissions Trading Scheme Meeting”

Mayoral Candidates Forum

On the 6 September 2022 a full Wellsford Community Hall heard from mayoral candidates Gary Brown, Wayne Brown and Craig Lord. Unfortunately neither Viv Beck nor Efeeso Collins were able to attend on the night. Colin Smith, a candidate for the Wellsford subdivision of the Rodney local Board also presented to the meeting.  The meeting wasContinue reading “Mayoral Candidates Forum”