Papanui-Innes draft Community Board Plan

We’re developing our 2020–2022 draft Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board Plan and we’d like to hear your feedback.

Project status: Closed for feedback
Open for feedback: 17th February 2020 - 2nd March 2020

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This plan outlines our vision and priorities for the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community and will guide our decisions on local activities, projects and facilities over the next three years.

We are asking for your feedback on our vision and priorities for the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes community as part of our Community Board Plan.


A Community Board Plan is a three-year plan that sets out the Community Board’s vision and priorities for the local community.

These Plans will guide the Board’s decisions on local activities, projects and facilities and our advocacy on behalf of our communities.

Each Community Board Plan will identify up to nine priorities, which the Community Board will focus on during the term. 

The Board is now developing its 2020 – 2022 Community Board Plan in conversations with our communities, with the aim to adopt the Plan by April 2020.

Read more about the Waipapa/Papanui-InnesCommunity Board.(external link) 

Our priorities

We have identified several priority areas that we would like to focus on over the next three years. We want to know if you agree with our proposed priorities and any suggestions and feedback you may have.

Your feedback will be given to the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board to help them make a final decision on the Plan.

Improve community facilities in the Papanui-Innes Wards

  • Engage with the community over future developments of 10 Shirley Road
  • Advocate for utilisation of and activation for both outdoor and bricks and mortar facilities in Redwood
  • Advocate for improvements to the Belfast Netball Courts at Sheldon Park
  • Advocate for the development of Rutland Reserve
  • Advocate for a Skate Park and youth facilities in the Redwood/Papanui area
  • Advocate for a Community meeting space in Redwood
  • Advocate for equitable charging rates for community groups for Council facilities

Support development of existing infrastructure plans

  • Support activation of St Albans Community Centre
  • Continue to advocate for the Edgeware Pool

Vulnerable Communities are supported

  • Advocate for targeted funding to support youth, elderly, and social isolation issues
  • Advocate for the Long Term Plan to include increased services and funding for social isolation issues
  • Build strong relationships and well-connected networks with external agencies

Encourage civic participation in local decision making

  • Increase community engagement opportunities (which can include public meetings and targeted opportunities with organisation leaders)
  • Encourage community networks
  • Increase volunteerism within the community

A functioning traffic network supports a connected community

  • Engage with the community on the DEMP and local transport issues
  • Continue to drive forward with ongoing DEMP decisions
  • Advocate for the Northern cycle line, public transport and active transport modes

Improve community road safety

  • Engage with the community on local transport issues.
  • Advocate for traffic lights at the Greers and Langdons Road intersection
  • Advocate for improvements to address Northern cycle line safety concerns
  • Explore and request when opportunities exist, that funding is brought forward for line item initiatives
  • Advocate and support for better performing public transport

If you have any questions please contact the Governance Manager Christine Lane or the Community Board Advisor Elizabeth Hovell.

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How the decision is made

  • Closed for feedback