13 April Community Board meeting outcomes

On Thursday 13 April, the Waipapa Papanui-Innes-Central Community Board:

  • received three public forum presentations;
  • approved parking and stopping restrictions for Dorset Street and the Dawson Street / Kilmore Street Intersection;
  • approved four applications to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund;
  • and received an area report on issues and initiatives within the Board area.

The Board will next meet on Thursday 11 May at the Phillipstown Community Hub. Click through to read the full minutes:

Papanui Toy Library fundraiser

The Papanui Community Toy Library has a fundraiser underway – see this Facebook post, and message the library’s Facebook page or see contact details at papanuitoylibrary.co.nz for more information.


Yay – it’s pie time again!

We’re doing our Naked Pie Fundraiser again this year – these family-size pies are DELICIOUS and great for an easy winter night meal.

They are $8.50 each and come in some yummy flavours. Members will get an email soon with more details!

All orders and payment are due by 3rd May.

Send us a message if you’d like to order some pies to support us and get some for your family!


Agenda of 13 April Community Board meeting

The Waipapa/Papanui-Innes-Central Community Board will meet this Thursday 13 April at 4pm in the Papanui boardroom.

The agenda includes: public participation; proposed parking controls for Dorset Street and Dawson Street; four applications to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund; and an area report on initiatives and issues within the Board area.

The meeting is open for the public to attend and will be livestreamed on the Board’s Facebook and YouTube channels. Click through to read the full agenda:

Council’s Strengthening Communities Fund open for applications

Community organisations have until 14 April to apply to the Council for support through the Strengthening Communities Fund. This fund supports community-focused organisations whose projects contribute to the strengthening of community wellbeing in the Christchurch city area.

Applications can be for operating costs such as salaries, power, rent, and administration, and/or for project costs such as community programmes, events, activities and equipment.

Click through for more information: https://ccc.govt.nz/culture-and-community/community-funding/scfund/

Easter changes to kerbside collection

Image credit: Christchurch City Council

Changes to kerbside rubbish collection over Easter: the service will not be operating on Good Friday – 7 April 2023 – so pop your bins out for collection on Saturday instead. Bins will be collected as normal the week beginning Monday 10 April. Click through for more info: https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/changes-to-kerbside-collection-over-easter-anzac-day