The Local Government and Environment Select Committee is currently considered a bill to enable development of housing on public reserve land at Point England. The development would impact on the last remaining shorebird roosting areas on the Tāmaki Estuary. A public petition to “Save Point England” attracted 1848 signatures.
PICTURED: A Northern New Zealand dotterel in breeding plumage at Point England
Point England development
By Tim Higham 2017 march