D'Oyly Stanmore Bay Weir Reserve

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This consultation closed at the end of July 2021. Thank you for having your say.

In total we received 145 submissions. These were received online and via freepost.

Key feedback themes

We found out that:

  • 95 per cent of respondents live locally
  • 75 per cent have pre-school or primary-aged children at home
  • 20 per cent of you use the playground almost every day
  • 40 per cent use it once or twice a week
  • 24 per cent use it once or twice a month
  • 92 per cent of users walk to the playground. Others scooter, drive or bike.

Your preferred playground equipment, in order, was:

  1. climbing elements
  2. swings
  3. slides
  4. spinners
  5. creative play
  6. nature play
  7. rocking equipment
  8. social play

The following additions were also important to some of you:

  • seats and picnic tables
  • a range of play equipment
  • all-weather access
  • planting
  • waterplay and sand play
  • share trees or sails
  • equipment that caters to all ages and stages
  • a skate park
  • a basketball court
  • a dog park.

Changes made as a result of feedback

We used your feedback when designing our concept design. We also considered feedback from Stanmore Bay School and Ngaati Manuhiri.

What happens next

Our concept design has been approved by Hibiscus And Bays Local Board. Now we are detailing the design and ordering the equipment.

Construction of our new playground is due to begin in the second quarter of 2023.


This consultation closed at the end of July 2021. Thank you for having your say.

In total we received 145 submissions. These were received online and via freepost.

Key feedback themes

We found out that:

  • 95 per cent of respondents live locally
  • 75 per cent have pre-school or primary-aged children at home
  • 20 per cent of you use the playground almost every day
  • 40 per cent use it once or twice a week
  • 24 per cent use it once or twice a month
  • 92 per cent of users walk to the playground. Others scooter, drive or bike.

Your preferred playground equipment, in order, was:

  1. climbing elements
  2. swings
  3. slides
  4. spinners
  5. creative play
  6. nature play
  7. rocking equipment
  8. social play

The following additions were also important to some of you:

  • seats and picnic tables
  • a range of play equipment
  • all-weather access
  • planting
  • waterplay and sand play
  • share trees or sails
  • equipment that caters to all ages and stages
  • a skate park
  • a basketball court
  • a dog park.

Changes made as a result of feedback

We used your feedback when designing our concept design. We also considered feedback from Stanmore Bay School and Ngaati Manuhiri.

What happens next

Our concept design has been approved by Hibiscus And Bays Local Board. Now we are detailing the design and ordering the equipment.

Construction of our new playground is due to begin in the second quarter of 2023.


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