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Auckland City Harbour News - - LETTERS -

Fur­ther to the let­ter from Isaac Broome re­gard­ing Auck­land city lack­ing a heart, Auck­land City Har­bour News, March 13.

The build­ing at 139 Quay St, erected as the Auck­land Har­bour Board Head­quar­ters in the early 1980s oc­cu­pies a prime site.

It should be brought back to pub­lic own­er­ship, its ground floor ad­di­tions re­moved to al­low the in­tended pub­lic view shafts to be re­stored and opened as a con­tem­po­rary art gallery. The top floors could then be open to the pub­lic with views to Auck­land har­bour and space for fam­i­lies to en­joy the waterfront.

This site is the prime axis for both Auck­lan­ders and in­ter­na­tional vis­i­tors coming in on cruise ships.

The build­ing was built us­ing pub­lic money and the site needs to be re­turned to pub­lic own­er­ship.

Two op­tions: Con­sul­ta­tion is un­der way to de­cide the fate of Pt Che­va­lier School and Pasadena In­ter­me­di­ate, Auck­land City Har­bour News, March 1.

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