A group of New Lynn residents are fighting against Auckland Council’s potential plans to rezone and sell a reserve in their street to raise revenue, RNZ reports. Plan Change 60 names a number of spaces across Auckland owned by the council that could have their reserve status revoked, rezoned and sold off. Number 13 Davern Lane, a 300-metre square reserve, is named as one of a number of spaces across the supercity that could be at risk of being rezoned and sold off to raise funds. Fifteen residents have formed an integrated society, each putting in their own money to hire a lawyer to file a submission on the plans, protesting the rezoning and asking the council to keep the land as it is.
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