Howick Local Board

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In 2022/2023 we plan to invest $6.5 million to renew and develop assets and $29.3 million to maintain and operate assets as well as provide local services, programmes and initiatives.

What we have been doing in your local board area

Each year we deliver activities and services in your local board area. These are based on our Local Board Plan, which sets our three-year direction for the local board.

  • $710,000 of funding was granted to local organisations and communities serving Howick.
  • The inaugural Celebrating Cultures event was delivered in May 2021.
  • A pump track was installed at Nixon Centennial Park and the Lloyd Elsmore Skatepark underwent a minor renewal.
  • Significant investment was made in restoring local streams and waterways, including community planting projects and illegal dumping clean-up events.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $25.9 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $5.1 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $415,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $250,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $1.9 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $1.2 million.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $1.1 million.

What we propose in your local board area in 2022/2023

  • Greater focus on renewal and maintenance of assets.
  • Investigate more community-led delivery of activities.
  • Investigate partnering with local business to provide, for example, business awards, recruitment events and promotion of business growth.
  • Investigate further options for dog parks in the local board area.
  • Investigate options for mountain biking in the local board area.
  • Investigate options for the skatepark and other wheeled play at Lloyd Elsmore Park.

You should know

See section six of the supporting information document (PDF 8MB) for more information about the priorities for your local board area.

In 2022/2023 we plan to invest $6.5 million to renew and develop assets and $29.3 million to maintain and operate assets as well as provide local services, programmes and initiatives.

What we have been doing in your local board area

Each year we deliver activities and services in your local board area. These are based on our Local Board Plan, which sets our three-year direction for the local board.

  • $710,000 of funding was granted to local organisations and communities serving Howick.
  • The inaugural Celebrating Cultures event was delivered in May 2021.
  • A pump track was installed at Nixon Centennial Park and the Lloyd Elsmore Skatepark underwent a minor renewal.
  • Significant investment was made in restoring local streams and waterways, including community planting projects and illegal dumping clean-up events.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $25.9 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $5.1 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $415,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $250,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $1.9 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $1.2 million.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $1.1 million.

What we propose in your local board area in 2022/2023

  • Greater focus on renewal and maintenance of assets.
  • Investigate more community-led delivery of activities.
  • Investigate partnering with local business to provide, for example, business awards, recruitment events and promotion of business growth.
  • Investigate further options for dog parks in the local board area.
  • Investigate options for mountain biking in the local board area.
  • Investigate options for the skatepark and other wheeled play at Lloyd Elsmore Park.

You should know

See section six of the supporting information document (PDF 8MB) for more information about the priorities for your local board area.

Page last updated: 28 Mar 2022, 05:08 PM