Chris Walker talked to John Meeuwsen from Our Waiheke about the Local Government Commission rejection of the group’s Waiheke breakaway bid; he spoke with archeological project manager Tim Moon about the Stony Batter Tunnels; and we hear some of the key players from the Waiheke Resources Trust at their 20th anniversary
Brent Simposn talks to Carolyn Eichler from Our Waiheke about the latest in theier de-amalgamation campaign
Chris Walker talks to John Meeuwsen from Our Waiheke about the current status of their proposeal for Waiheke to deamalgamate from Auckland Council.
Chris Walker is joined by Opinionated Islanders Alan Knight and Bruce Davis-Goff. They discus the demise of Explore ferries, tourism, Our Waiheke and local board elections.
On Sun 2 Aug 2015 around 60 people gathered to march from Alison Park to Piritahi Marae in support of the campaign to deamalgamate from Auckland Council – Our Waiheke. This short documentary, recorded and produced by Chris Walker captures the sounds and atmosphere of the event. Photo credit: Stuff
Chris Walker talked to Local Board member Shirin Brown about transport (0:56), John Meeuwsen & Eric Miller from the Our Waiheke campaign (23:34), Opinionated Islanders Aland knight and Alex Stone (44:37), Gulf News feature writer Julianne Evans (1:03:33), and AUT Senior Journalism Lecturer Greg Treadwell (1:21:07)
Chris Walker talked to David Saul from Our Waiheke about their campaign to have Waiheke pull away from Auckland Council, Opinionated Islanders Alan Knight and Alex Stone, and he played a talk from Paul Bond about Love, one of the talks from the WaiTalks event on Sat 28 Feb