Think Papanui was on site this morning for the unveiling and blessing of new storyboards installed along the CNC shared path. 11 signs between the Waimakariri Bridge and Cranford Street depict the history of the area and the importance of the environment along the route. The steel interpretation panels can be found at: Waimakariri River; Ōtukaikino Reserve; the Railway Line; Kā Putahi Creek Bridge; Belfast Road; Kā Putahi Creek diversion; Styx River; Prestons Road; Owen Mitchell Park; Cranford Basin; and Cranford Street. Click through for more information:
The Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday 19 February at 9am in the Papanui boardroom. The agenda includes: proposed road names for a new development in Belfast; the layout, design, and operational hours for the bus priority lanes trial on Cranford Street; two applications to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund; and an area report on initiatives and issues current within the Board area. The meeting is open for the public to attend. Click through for the full agenda:
Agenda of Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board – 19 February 2021
The submissions committee of the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet on Wednesday 17 February at 10:15am in the Papanui boardroom. The committee will consider making submissions on behalf of the Board on: the Wheels to Wings Major Cycleway Project; the Draft Christchurch Central City Parking Policy; Managing Noise from the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena; and on the proposed amendments to the Christchurch District Plan policies and rules regarding significant indigenous vegetation in the coastal environment. The meeting is open for the public to attend.
Agenda of Papanui-Innes Community Board Submissions Committee – 17 February 2021
At the 29 January meeting, the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board:
- received a petition regarding planned residential developments in Mersey and Westminster Streets, referred the petition to the Council’s Regulatory and Performance Committee and requested a briefing on the resource consent process;
- was briefed on Orion’s 66kV cable project, to link Belfast and Prestons, and on the Cranford Street bus priority lane trial;
- approved community engagement over the proposed renaming of two reserves;
- agreed changes to the youth development fund process;
- approved an application to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund;
- set a date for the Board’s Submissions Committee to meet (17 February); and
- received an area report on initiatives and issues within the Community Board area.
The Board will next meet on Friday 19 February. The full minutes can be found at:
The 4 February newsletter from the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board includes: highlights from the Board’s latest meeting; consultation on the Wheels to Wings cycleway (now closing on 8 March); information on a St Albans community day, ‘Slice of Summer’ events, and Summer in the Styx; and more. Click through to read the newsletter and for a link to sign up to emails:
Main North Road bus lane update: cars caught driving in the Main North Rd bus lanes during their hours of operation could find themselves being ticketed from Monday 1 March. “The only time that motorists should be in a bus lane, during the hours they are in operation, is if they are making a turn. Even then, they can only drive in the lane for less than 50 metres…” Click through to read more:
Enforcement activity starts on Main North Road bus lanes
The consultation period on the Harewood Rd Wheels to Wings cycleway has been extended for two weeks, and now closes on Monday 8 March. There’s a public drop-in information session tomorrow (Tuesday 9 February) at Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Community Centre, and another the following Tuesday 16 February at the Papanui RSA.
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Cycleway consultation extended by two weeks