Are you looking for a local option for exercise? There are zumba classes running weekly at Casebrook Intermediate and Northcote School – see the flyer or Zumba FX Christchurch for more information.
The playground at Paddington Reserve in Northcote is due for renewal. A concept plan has been developed and the Christchurch City Council is seeking feedback. Click through for details and an online feedback form. The proposal is open for feedback until Sunday 7 April.
“Let us know what you think about the opportunity to update and enhance Paddington Playground”
Just up the road from Papanui Ward is Roto Kohatu Reserve. The Christchurch City Council is proposing to install new toilet blocks and improve parking – click through for details and an online form to submit feedback, which is due by Monday 1 April:
“New toilet blocks and upgrades to the parking area and driveway for Roto Kohatu Reserve”
Have you seen the ‘Can the Plan’ protest on Cranford Street? The draft plan to manage traffic downstream of the Christchurch Northern Corridor is open for public feedback until 15 April 2019. Should the Council ‘Dump the DEMP’, or implement it as-is or with changes?
At the 22 March meeting, the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board: approved the recommended bus stops on Innes Road (3 board members voted in favour, 2 against, 1 was absent); approved an easement to drain water over Janet Stewart Reserve; approved the reclassification of part of MacFarlane Park; approved an easement to carry telecommunications over Havana Gardens Reserve; approved a grant from the Board’s Positive Youth Development Fund; and received the area report covering initiatives and issues current within the Community Board area. The board will next meet at 9am on 12 April 2019. Click through to read the full minutes:
This Thursday 28 March at 6:30pm there will be a community meeting at the Scottish Society Hall to discuss the Downstream Effects Management Plan for the Christchurch Northern Corridor project. This is a community-initi
Grassmere Street is closed to enable a traffic island and kerb & channel to be constructed. This work may take up to two weeks to complete, and there’s a detour set up via Grants Road and Proctor Street.
With the Sanitarium building demolished, work is commencing on the expansion of the Papanui Mitre 10. The building is set to be extended by around 30 metres, gaining 9 more aisles and a larger cafe. Completion is expected later in 2019.
Want to know more about proposed changes to zones & rolls for Christchurch high schools, and how this might impact the Papanui area? Click through for analysis and more details, and note there are consultation meetings including at Papanui High on 25 March and at Burnside High on 28 March.
“Analysis: the Papanui area will be impacted by proposed changes to zones and the capacity of Christchurch high schools arising from a review that aims to reduce out of zone enrolments across the ci…”
The first drop-in information session for those wanting to learn more or give feedback on the Council’s Christchurch Northern Corridor traffic mitigation plan is from 10:30am-12:30pm today Wednesday 20 March at the Scottish Society Hall 136 Caledonian Road. Further sessions are on 25 March at 5pm (St Albans School), 26 March at 3:30pm (Scottish Society Hall), and 4 April at 5pm (St Albans School). Click through for more information:
“How we propose to manage the increase in traffic when the Christchurch Northern Corridor opens. We’re seeking your comment on recommendations for the St Albans, Edgeware and Mairehau areas.”