Ōrākei Local Board

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In 2022/2023 we plan to invest $6.5 million to renew and develop assets and $14.5 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.

  • Improving our parks, including significant play spaces and changing room upgrades at Michaels Ave, Selwyn and Crossfield reserves.
  • Renewing Remuera Library and St Heliers Library heritage buildings.
  • Implementing multiple environmental programmes in the local board area, including establishing the Pourewa Valley Guardians advisory group.
  • Refurbishing and reopening the much-loved water fountains at Mission Bay and Ellerslie, with those at the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial next.
  • Working with the community to develop a plan for Hakumau Reserve and refresh The Landing.
  • Supporting the development of greenway links to the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.
  • Progressing projects within the Local Board Transport Capital Fund.
  • Adopting the Orakei Local Board Ngahere (Urban Forest) Action Plan.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $12.6 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $6.4 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $358,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $150,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $566,000.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $964,000.

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

  • Continue to improve water quality including Newmarket/Middleton stream and at Waiatarua and Waiata reserves.
  • Continue to develop and enhance our parks and sportsfields, concentrating on Colin Maiden and Churchill Parks, Tahuna Torea, Waiatarua wetland and Crossfield reserves.
  • Continue to expand and deliver environmental programmes at Pourewa Valley with our community.
  • Deliver the planting and growing phase of the Ngahere (Urban Forest) Strategy.
  • Design and deliver the new Meadowbank community centre.
  • Work with our communities to transform public spaces including Mission Bay, Ellerslie War Memorial Hall and St Vincent Avenue streetscape.
  • Continue to advocate for connections to the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.
  • Continue to fund local events and work with BIDs and business associations to support COVID recovery.

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 $14.5 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.

  • Improving our parks, including significant play spaces and changing room upgrades at Michaels Ave, Selwyn and Crossfield reserves.
  • Renewing Remuera Library and St Heliers Library heritage buildings.
  • Implementing multiple environmental programmes in the local board area, including establishing the Pourewa Valley Guardians advisory group.
  • Refurbishing and reopening the much-loved water fountains at Mission Bay and Ellerslie, with those at the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial next.
  • Working with the community to develop a plan for Hakumau Reserve and refresh The Landing.
  • Supporting the development of greenway links to the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.
  • Progressing projects within the Local Board Transport Capital Fund.
  • Adopting the Orakei Local Board Ngahere (Urban Forest) Action Plan.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $12.6 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $6.4 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $358,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $150,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $566,000.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $964,000.

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

  • Continue to improve water quality including Newmarket/Middleton stream and at Waiatarua and Waiata reserves.
  • Continue to develop and enhance our parks and sportsfields, concentrating on Colin Maiden and Churchill Parks, Tahuna Torea, Waiatarua wetland and Crossfield reserves.
  • Continue to expand and deliver environmental programmes at Pourewa Valley with our community.
  • Deliver the planting and growing phase of the Ngahere (Urban Forest) Strategy.
  • Design and deliver the new Meadowbank community centre.
  • Work with our communities to transform public spaces including Mission Bay, Ellerslie War Memorial Hall and St Vincent Avenue streetscape.
  • Continue to advocate for connections to the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path.
  • Continue to fund local events and work with BIDs and business associations to support COVID recovery.

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, 05:20 PM