Heard Park concept plan

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View of Heard park with people walking through and over the grass with trees in the foreground

We want to revitalise Heard Park, located at the mid-point of Parnell Road, to become the core of the historic Parnell town centre, and the heart of Parnell.

Waitematā Local Board has worked with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Parnell community stakeholders to develop

a concept plan for Heard Park. The concept plan outlines long-term aspirations for the park, and we need your feedback to make sure we’ve got it right.

Our vision for Heard Park

Our vision for Heard Park is aligned with the vision and objectives of the Parnell Plan.

Heart

Heard Park is revitalised as a dynamic civic space at the heart of Parnell.

Connected

It will:

provide all abilities access

direct people to where they want to go

encourage users to both move through the site, and stay and enjoy the park.

Safe

It will be a safe place for all.

Flexible

It will a space for all members of the community and will enable a range of uses including, markets, events, active and passive recreation.

Character

Existing elements that positively contribute to Parnell's unique environment will be retained, protected and enhanced.

Celebrate

Heard Park will be a space that creatively celebrates Parnell's cultural and historical heritage

What we want your feedback on

This is your opportunity to have your say on the proposed design and choose your play preferences.

When you can have your say

You can have your say from 7 June to 11 July 2021.

You can also come to our open day on 12 June from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Heard Park, 186 Parnell Road.

What happens next

Your feedback will be used to help inform the final concept design.


We want to revitalise Heard Park, located at the mid-point of Parnell Road, to become the core of the historic Parnell town centre, and the heart of Parnell.

Waitematā Local Board has worked with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and Parnell community stakeholders to develop

a concept plan for Heard Park. The concept plan outlines long-term aspirations for the park, and we need your feedback to make sure we’ve got it right.

Our vision for Heard Park

Our vision for Heard Park is aligned with the vision and objectives of the Parnell Plan.

Heart

Heard Park is revitalised as a dynamic civic space at the heart of Parnell.

Connected

It will:

provide all abilities access

direct people to where they want to go

encourage users to both move through the site, and stay and enjoy the park.

Safe

It will be a safe place for all.

Flexible

It will a space for all members of the community and will enable a range of uses including, markets, events, active and passive recreation.

Character

Existing elements that positively contribute to Parnell's unique environment will be retained, protected and enhanced.

Celebrate

Heard Park will be a space that creatively celebrates Parnell's cultural and historical heritage

What we want your feedback on

This is your opportunity to have your say on the proposed design and choose your play preferences.

When you can have your say

You can have your say from 7 June to 11 July 2021.

You can also come to our open day on 12 June from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Heard Park, 186 Parnell Road.

What happens next

Your feedback will be used to help inform the final concept design.


Page last updated: 24 September 2021, 14:04