Council releases briefing on Wheels to Wings cycleway

Following a request made by Think Papanui under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA), the Christchurch City Council has released a presentation and video relating to the Wheels to Wings – Papanui ki Waiwhetū cycleway. The information released had been presented to Councillors at a closed-door briefing in February 2023, ahead of decision-making on the potential deferral of a number of transport projects, including this one1.

A screenshot from the video released by the Council

The text accompanying the information release was as follows: “The presentation from 14 February 2023 is attached. A redacted version of the video presented at the briefing is attached. We have taken this approach as a number of bystanders are identifiable (including school children). The attached video shows the main pinchpoints that were highlighted at the briefing


The presentation is posted here in full as received from the Council.


The video is posted here in full as received from the Council. Note that as mentioned above, the video was redacted prior to release to Think Papanui.


1. See item 14 (Climate Emergency Response Fund (Transport Choices) – Decision over how to Progress) in the agenda and minutes of the 22 February 2023 meeting of the Council’s Finance and Performance Committee. The outcome of the meeting was that the Wheels to Wings cycleway was not included in the list of projects to be deferred by one year.