The Waipapa Papanui-Innes-Central community board will hold a joint meeting with the adjacent Waimāero Board this Monday 4 December at 4:30pm in the Fendalton boardroom. The meeting will consider the outcome of consultation on the proposed traffic lights at the Greers/Langdons intersection.
A preferred option is proposed (pic), and several alternatives are also available for consideration by the Boards. The Boards are asked to make a recommendation to the Council, which will be the final decision-maker on the project.
The meeting is open for the public to attend and will be livestreamed on the Waimāero Board’s YouTube channel and shared on the Waipapa Board’s Facebook page. Click through to read the full agenda, including a report on the consultation, all submissions, and details of the proposed design, as well as a detailed report on the options.
The Braintree Wellness Centre on Langdons Road supports people living with neurological conditions to live well in the community. Braintree will hold an open day this Saturday morning 25 November. Through the morning there will be presentations by Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinsons, Dementia Canterbury, Stroke Foundation, Aphasia NZ and Southern Music Therapy. See the Braintree Facebook page for more details.
Celebrate Bishopdale and the Bishopdale Skate Jam take place this Saturday 25 November from 11am to 2pm at Bishopdale Park (the elephant park) on Harewood Road. Call in for stage performances stalls, activities, and food. See the Facebook event or the Council website for more information.
Marian College moves in to their Papanui site this week. Take care in the Northcote Road area as there will be more cyclists and pedestrians on the move, and changed traffic conditions, especially around Lydia Street once classes start on Thursday 23 November. There’ll be an official opening of the new site in February 2024. Here are a few ‘behind the scenes’ photos as the school prepares to open:
The Redwood Market (formerly the Christchurch Northern Community Market) is on tomorrow from 10am to 2pm at the Redwood Hotel, on the corner of Prestons & Main North Roads. See the market’s Facebook page for more info.
On Thursday 9 November, the Waipapa Papanui-Innes-Central Community Board: received three public forum presentations and two delegations; approved the upgrade of the Avebury Park play space; approved three grants from the Board’s Discretionary Response and Youth Development funds; and received a report on issues and initiatives within the Board area.
The Board will hold its final 2023 meeting on 14 December.
The Council’s kerbside collection continues tomorrow as normal, even though it’s a public holiday – please ensure your bins are out by 6am if Friday is your usual day. (There will be changes coming up in December/January due to the Christmas & New Year’s Day public holidays.)
Barnes Road will be closed at the railway line for a week from Sunday 12 November, while the footpath and railway crossing are upgraded as part of works to extend the Northern Line Cycleway through to Main North Road. See the works notice for more information.
The Waipapa Papanui-Innes-Central Community Board will meet at 4pm on Thursday 9 November in the Papanui boardroom.
The agenda includes: public participation; renewal of the play space at Avebury Park; two applications to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund; an application to the Board’s Youth Development Fund; and an Area Report on issues and initiatives within the Board area.