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Changes to Auckland Public Transport Network: Have Your Say South Auckland

Over the next few years Auckland Transport is moving to a simpler, more integrated new public transport network for Auckland.

The New Network will change the way people travel. It is a region wide public transport network which is proposed to deliver bus services at least every 15 minutes throughout the day, seven days a week on major routes between the hours of 7am to 7pm.

It will allow more passengers to simply ‘turn up and go’ rather than planning trips around a timetable, offering Aucklanders more flexible travel options over large parts of the city all day, every day.

Due to the scale of change, consultation and implementation for the New Network has been broken into several phases. The process is starting with South Auckland’s network and will soon begin consultation.

To help you understand what the New Network will mean for you, we’ve released a video guide. You can view it here: http://www.aucklandtransport.govt.nz/newnetwork

Have your say

Consulting on the New Network for public transport in South Auckland

Consultation runs from Wednesday 19 June to 4pm Friday 2 August.

To find out more, come along to an open day near you. Check out the dates and times below. Representatives will also be out and about in the streets and shopping centres sharing information too.

Other parts of Auckland will be consulted on over the next few years and detailed route maps for those areas will then be available. Between 19 June and 2 August only feedback on the Southern Network is being sought.

Locations Dates Times

Papakura Crossroads Church

  • 25 Broadway, Papakura Saturday
  • 13 July 10am to 5pm

Manurewa Library

  • 7 Hill Road, Manurewa Monday
  • 15 July 10am to 7pm

Mangere

  • Moana-nui-a-Kiwa Leisure Centre
  • 14 Waddon Place (Corner Mascot Ave and Waddon Place) Tuesday
  • 16 July 12 to 7.30pm

Papatoetoe Town Hall

  • 35 St George Street, Papatoetoe Wednesday
  • 17 July 10am to 8pm

Manukau

  • Manukau Room, Auckland Council Civic Building
  • 31 Manukau Station Road (formerly Wiri Station Road) Thursday
  • 18 July 10.30am to 8pm

Otara Market

  • Community Centre
  • Newbury Street, Otara Saturday
  • 20 July 7am to 4pm

Otahuhu Recreation Centre

  • Fairburn Reserve, 30 Mason Ave, Otahuhu Thursday
  • 25 July 10am to 7.30pm

Onehunga Community Centre

  • Jackson & Yates Room
  • 83 Church Street, Onehunga Saturday
  • 27 July 10am to 5pm

Southern New Network launch

Attend the consultation launch with Mayor Len Brown

To open the consultation and get things going, Mayor Len Brown will join the community at Mangere Town Centre. All are welcome, so come along to find out more about the New Network, and to be the first to have your say.

  • What:  Southern Consultation Launch
  • When:  10am to 5pm, Wednesday 19 June
  • Where:  Mangere Town Centre (in the mall)

The Mayor will be there from 2pm to 3pm

Changing Minds Monthly Forum: Manurewa, 28 March 2013

The following is information concerning this month’s Changing Minds Forum:

Changing Minds and Affinity’s Diane Hewitt recently met with a large group of the community in order to gain their feedback on how they feel mental health and addictions services are doing when it comes to partnership with those people utilising services.

With a full report drafted, Changing Minds staff and Diane will be presenting the report back to the community.

When: Thursday 28th March, 1-3pm

Where: Nathan Homestead, Manurewa.

Who: All welcome, and it is especially hoped that people who came along to the February forum discussion about partnership will come back and see the amazing report that has been written. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated. The team would like to check with you that they have made good use of the knowledge and experience that was shared with them last time.

The discussion will be facilitated by Joey MacDonald (Changing Minds) and Diane Hewitt (Affinity Services).

Some light refreshments will be available.

For brief details on the discussion that took place in February, please see this article.

Free Christmas Presents for Kids in Manurewa from Choice Kids 21 Dec 2012

Cell Phones for Seniors: 11 & 18 April 2012

Cell Phones for Seniors Course

Day: Wednesdays

Dates: 11th & 18th April 2012

Venue: Manurewa Baptist Church, 9 Lupton Road, Manurewa

Time: 10am – 12 noon                                                                            

Content: This is a basic 2 week workshop to help seniors join the text generation. Get 1 on 1 tutoring and explore how to use your cell phone, from the basics, to texting, to using the camera – if your phone has this feature!  Learn at your own pace, and find out as much or as little as YOU want.  It’s time to come and unlock the mysteries of that little electronic device known as your cell phone.  Please bring your mobile phone, user book and reading glasses, if you wear them. 

What else?             

  • Morning tea provided
  • Bookings essential as numbers limited & for catering purposes
  • Free of charge but donations towards costs always appreciated!

For further information or to register your interest in attending this course:      

  • Ring the Age Concern Office: 09 279-4331 Ext 800      
  • Email: sandya@accm.org.nz
  • Fax: 279 4334


Bipolar Support Group calls for new members

The Bipolar Support Group is open to all people who have a lived experience of Bipolar Disorder/Manic-Depression.

It provides an opportunity to meet people from your community who can relate to your experiences and the chance to bring together the collective wisdom of people who have had similar challenges.

Meeting others with Bipolar/Manic-Depression and sharing tips for recovery, can help you accept that a mood disorder does not define who you are as an individual.

Information relating to the diagnosis and treatment of Bipolar/Manic-Depression is available at the group. There is no cost for the group or for the resources as these are provided by Counties Manukau District Health Board.

 This confidential, supportive group is held:

  • When: first Thursday of each month
  • Time: 10 am -12noon
  • Where: Skylight Room at Nathan Homestead, Manurewa

For Further Details Contact: Shelley or Justine at The Cottage, Phone 270-9090