Develop Silverdale, not Orewa

Monday 17 May 2004

Develop Silverdale, not Orewa, Rodney councillor Wayne Walker says. Orewa will be underwater in his lifetime and endured a tidal wave when Maori lived there hundreds of years ago.

By The Landlord

He was speaking out against the town becoming the main centre for the Rodney District at a council meeting this month on the Orewa Growth Project.

Orewa has been identified as the only sub-regional centre in the Auckland Regional Growth Strategy, and Orewa Growth Project leader Bryce Pomfrett says they plan to look at Orewa's future role.

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