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Chair’s monthly report October 2018

This report covers the period 13 September 2018 until 9 October 2018.  Summary Completed projects The new stairs with an improved handrail between Hopetoun Street and Western Park are now open. A constituent wrote to say “I have just discovered the new stairs to Western Park off Hopetoun. This is amazing and within metres it’s […]

Conference report back: Velo-city Rio de Janiero 12-15 June 2018

This report was included in my monthly Chair’s report on the Waitemata Local Board July business meeting agenda. Report back from  Velo-city conference: Access to Life I was fortunate to attend and present at the annual Velo-city Summit 2018, a premier international conference on cycling and urban mobility. Velo-city conferences bring together those involved in […]

Chair’s monthly report April 2018

This report covers the period 14 March until 10 April 2018.  Highlights Newly elected board member Denise Roche was sworn in at the board’s business meeting on 20 March. (photo left)   Consultation on the 10 year budget Have your say month wrapped up on 28 March.  The Board hosted 2 public meetings, a hearings […]

Chair’s monthly report December 2017

Report covering the period 8 November until 12 December 2017. This is my final report for the year and the end of my first year as Chair.  I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my fellow board members, the Local Board services team and everyone who works to make Waitemata a great place. Our […]

Opening Changing Gear exhibition celebrating cycling Aotearoa

E nga mana, e nga reo, e rau rangatira ma E te kaumatua David, Tena koe Ka mihi whānui ki a koutou katoa, E nga hau e wha Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa Greetings to everyone gathered here today It is a great honor to be opening an exhibition at MOTAT on behalf […]

Chair’s monthly report November 2017

Report covering the period 9 October until 7 November 2017.  (Attached to the November business meeting agenda) Highlights  Good Citizens’ Awards Every two years the Waitematā Local Board hosts the Good Citizen Awards first initiated in 2013 by Shale Chambers with great support from former member Tricia Reade. The awards are the Board’s way of […]

From the fringe to mainstream: Presentation at the Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress

From the fringe to mainstream: the politics of gaining community support and delivering successful cycling infrastructure for the future At the Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress held in Christchurch 17-20 October 2017 I presented in a session on the theme of Community Engagement in collaboration with Christchurch City Councillor Phil Clearwater. We thought it would be interesting to present […]

Chair’s monthly report September 2017

Report (on the September business meeting agenda) covering the period 7 August until 10 September 2017. Highlights Local Board plan hearing Consultation on the draft Waitematā Local Board Plan 2017 concluded with a hearing held on 8 August.  15 submitters presented to the board on a range of topics. At the hearing meeting we also […]

Major package of walking and cycling improvements underway

Waitematā is set to be the big winner from a significant package of walking and cycling projects that are underway or about to start. Once complete we can look forward to a range benefits flowing to the whole community.  A large part of the focus is on connecting the places people wish to go; shops, […]

Chair’s monthly report June 2017

Report covering the period 4 May – 9 June 2017. Summary Presented to the Finance and Performance Committee on our Local Board priorities for 17/18 as part of the Annual Budget (presentation Attachment A). Approved the Local Board Agreement and work programmes 2017/18 at an extraordinary meeting on 6 June. At our May business meeting […]