On 14 April 2016, the Local Government Commission agreed the affected area for the North Rodney application to be the Auckland Council area. The Commission subsequently publicly notified this decision and called for alternative applications for local government reorganisation in the affected area to be submitted by 24 June.
On 29 May, the Commission determined to treat the Waiheke application as an alternative application for local government reorganisation in the Auckland Council area within the process initiated by the North Rodney application.
The call for alternative applications brought the total number of proposals for change in the Auckland region to 38. The Commission has made the decision to publish all submissions received following its call for alternative applications.
The following submissions were received following the call for alternative applications for local government reorganisation in the Auckland Council area:
View the media release (28 July 2016)