Wellington.Scoop » Demonstrators protest in opposition to 350 homes at Shelly Bay

demo at shelly bay

An illustration at Shelly Bay this morning was protesting in opposition to Ian Cassels’ Wellington Firm’s plans to not solely construct 350 homes and a lodge alongside this much-loved bay, but additionally to scar the Mt Crawford website and panorama above with 700 homes and a cable automobile.

Campaigners Purchase Again The Bay say:

This website is completely unsuitable for housing – it faces dramatic sea-level rise, flooding and landslides, mixed with poor entry, no public transport, uninsurability of buildings and 80% public opposition. We help making the positioning a wonderful inexperienced entrance to the federal government’s proposed Nationwide Heritage Park on the peninsula – Te Motu Kairangi.

Please choose up vibrant ‘Purchase again the Bay’ bumper stickers at 149 Park Highway, Miramar (the container on the entrance of the driveway) throughout work hours.

We’re aiming to have these on autos and fences throughout Wellington. A latest ballot confirmed practically 80% of Wellingtonians need native planting and leisure inexperienced house for Shelly Bay. Solely a authorities/council buy-back can ship this.

It could be cheaper for the council to purchase again Shelly Bay than pay the massive infrastructure prices out of your charges. The developer has capped his contribution at $10 million. One research estimated the entire prices at over $80 million.

Who ought to decide the destiny of Miramar Peninsula – one man or 170,000 Wellingtonians?

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