Freedom Camping Update from OBC Committee

Action initiated by the Omaha Beach Community Inc. has resulted in changes to the proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw. The upshot of these proposed changes will mean a continuation of the current protections for Omaha Beach. However, the changes mean that Auckland Council must again undertake a public consultation process. This means that we…

Council Update : Proposed Freedom Camping Bylaw

UPDATE FROM AUCKLAND COUNCIL: Proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw Friday 23 August 2019 Tēnā koe, Following deferral of the Freedom Camping In Vehicles Bylaw in June, our Governing Body received the hearings panel report this week and decided to refer the draft bylaw back to staff for further investigation. You can read more about…

BURGLARIES IN OMAHA

In the past month there have been three burglaries in the northern end of Omaha. It is believed the same offender/s are responsible for all three break-ins. In all three cases the properties appear to be holiday homes and had no alarm system. It could well be that it is someone renting in Omaha and…

Freedom Camping – “the legacy bylaws”

What is the current provision for freedom camping in Auckland? Currently, Auckland Council manages freedom camping through various legacy bylaw provisions (“the legacy bylaws”) inherited in November 2010. After amalgamation the Council can use the legacy bylaws to allow freedom camping in certain areas. To date, the number and geographic spread of designated freedom camping…

Omaha Beach Walkway Repairs

Auckland Council’s Community Facilities division is undertaking a package of works to renew several residential walkways in the North Omaha area. The first part of these works involves the renewal of sections of the following walkways: • Ida Way • Rita Way • Excelsior Way • Lagoon Way • Success Court • Dungarvon Place •…