The agenda for this Friday’s meeting of the Papanui-Innes Community Board includes: a change to the Tomes Road crossing for Paparoa Street School; other parking and traffic control proposals; and a report on the feasibility of extending the St Albans Skate Park. The meeting will start at 9am on 21 July and is open for the public to attend.
The latest Papanui Innes Community Board newsletter can be found here: http://christchurchcitycouncil.createsend1.com/t/r-e-jlljeik-l-r/
Welcome to our community newsletter. Despite the chill, there are a lot of fun things happening in our area. In this issue, we outline our support for community groups and individuals, and provide details on local developments. We hope you enjoy our updates and look forward to continuing to work tog…
Here’s Papanui Councillor Mike Davidson speaking at the weekend’s Papanui Parallel cycleway event. (Video credit: Duncan Webb for Christchurch Central)
Young people in Papanui (and the rest of Christchurch), check out this event from the Christchurch Youth Council, aimed at first time voters or anyone who would benefit from more information about why their vote matters and what each major political party stands for. 5:30pm Tuesday 11 July – click through for details. Christchurch Youth Council supported by PYLAT would like to invite you to come along share some kai and engage with local politicians about the vision, goals and principles of their political parties!
This event is aimed at first time voters or anyone who would benefit from more information about why their vote matters and what each major political party stands for.
This event will be non-confrontational, and is run predominantly by other young people. There will be free food and opportunities to ask questions and mingle with others attending.
The Christchurch Youth Council is an organisation comprised of young people aged 12-24 who want to empower other young people in Christchurch.
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At the 30 June board meeting, the Papanui-Innes Community Board: resolved to write to the Police to express its concerns about “boy racers” speeding up Farnswood Place; approved a change to give way controls at Mary Street, Frank Street and Gambia Street; approved Discretionary Response Fund and Positive Youth Development grants; requested in investigation into a replacement for the former bus stop outside the Countdown Supermarket at Northlands Mall; and requested an investigation into sites & costings for a skate park for youth in the Papanui area.
The Papanui Parallel cycleway is officially open, and construction is nearly complete. Think Papanui can take you on an updated virtual tour, filmed during rush hour one weekday morning in early July 2017. The ride took comfortably under 20 minutes end to end – click through for footage:
https://youtu.be/p1C4SQsKnDwA cycle’s-eye view of the officially opened and nearly-completed Papanui Parallel cycleway in Christchurch, New Zealand. Filmed in early July 2017. See https…
A skate park for Papanui? At last week’s meeting the Papanui-Innes Community Board requested Council staff identify potential skate park sites in Papanui, and provide costings for design, consultation and construction with a view to inclusion in the Long Term Plan. (Photo credit: Flickr / NCS Photography)
Have you ridden the recently-opened Papanui Parallel cycleway yet? This Sunday 9 July from 11am you can explore the cycleway with this community event, meeting at Rutland Reserve and finishing at Edgeware Village. See the flyer for details or contact the St Albans Residents’ Association. PS if you’re using the cycleway, take care between Rutland Street & Edgeware Road, as that section is still under construction.
The Papanui-Innes Community Service Awards will be presented at a public event at 6:30pm tonight 5 July at the Christchurch North Methodist Church, 68 Harewood Road.
Here’s an interesting follow-up to the closure of the Papanui Mad Butcher: company director Allan Aitchison has set up a Givealittle fundraising page (linked in the article below) looking for donations to cover unpaid wages.
Owner of a Mad Butcher in liquidation is seeking donations for 15 “normal working folks” owed $15,000.