Posts Tagged ‘Liston Village’

Auckland Diocese still plans to withdraw from Liston Village

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

The Auckland Catholic Diocese has confirmed that they do not wish to retain Liston Village and will stand by its 2010 contract with the council to quit the site. This is despite the Roskill Voice claims the Diocese had changed its mind. Continue reading Related Posts:Covid restrictions hamper Bishop Lowe’s installation as…Christchurch’s Catholic diocese sells Read more

Is it possible to save Liston Village?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The Puketapapa Local Board has hired an engineering and design consultancy firm, Harrison Grierson, to investigate partial preservation or re-development of the Liston Village. Harrison Grierson have proposed nine options. Many of the proposed options indicate room for expansion and the development of new one and two-bedroom units. The 25-unit village was established in 1984 for people over 60 on low Read more

Residents near Monte Cecilia Park given notice to go

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Residents living at the edge of Monte Cecilia Park in Auckland are frustrated and confused as to why their homes are being demolished to build a car park. Fourteen households in Auckland Council-owned rental properties have been given 90 days to find new homes in the city’s tight property market. The council has said it Read more

Auckland Council still intend to demolish Liston Village

Friday, October 9th, 2015

The Auckland Council says it is locked into a sale and purchase agreement made by the former Auckland City Council to purchase Liston Village from and the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. The deal involves progressively buying the Liston Village from the Catholic Church as units are vacated, expanding Monte Cecilia Park and rebuilding the Monte Read more

Liston Retirement Village vital to Auckland

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Liston Retirement Village could be demolished to improve access to an Auckland park. Auckland Council plans to extend Monte Cecilia Park in Hillsborough. This would require the removal of Liston Retirement Village. However a new report commissioned by the Puketapapa Local Board highlighted the lack of social housing options for the elderly. Continue reading Related Read more

Liston Village under threat

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

25 pensioner units at Liston Village in Delargey Ave, Auckland, are under threat. Liston Village, owned by the Auckland Catholic diocese, could face demolition for parkland under a long-term plan for the development of Monte Cecilia Park. Puketapapa Local Board member, Michael Wood, said the local board was commissioning a report to investigate options to Read more