Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board

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In 2022/2023 we plan to invest $6.3 million to renew and develop assets and $19.3 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.

  • Collaborated with mana whenua on Te Kete Rukuruku project and adopted 18 Te Reo Māori names as dual names for parks and received associated narratives which tell the story behind each name. The first bilingual sign installed at Waenganui/Allenby Park.
  • Supported local community organisations to deliver targeted programmes, such as for seniors and youth.
  • Invested in parks and playgrounds so everyone can enjoy them now and into the future.
  • Funded initiatives for revitalising town centres of Ōtara and Papatoetoe, through beautification, clean-ups, and events.
  • Supported environment initiatives such as ‘Neat Streets’ to build pride, awareness, and encourage waste reduction.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $16.7 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $6.3 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $284,000.

Planning services

  • Operating 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

  • Support programmes that are focused on getting locals into jobs and providing new training opportunities.
  • Invest in groups that are working towards digital equity and upskilling to provide all residents better access to technology and the ability to use it. This includes those who require it for schooling, work, and connection.
  • Explore a range of new environmental and sustainability projects to address climate change through community-led projects and by working with mana whenua.
  • Continue to support our local town centres through placemaking initiatives, business mentoring and grants for economic recovery.
  • Use contestable local community grants to fund initiatives, programmes and events led by local community groups or organisations to achieve Local Board Plan outcomes and objectives.

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 $6.3 million to renew and develop assets and $19.3 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.

  • Collaborated with mana whenua on Te Kete Rukuruku project and adopted 18 Te Reo Māori names as dual names for parks and received associated narratives which tell the story behind each name. The first bilingual sign installed at Waenganui/Allenby Park.
  • Supported local community organisations to deliver targeted programmes, such as for seniors and youth.
  • Invested in parks and playgrounds so everyone can enjoy them now and into the future.
  • Funded initiatives for revitalising town centres of Ōtara and Papatoetoe, through beautification, clean-ups, and events.
  • Supported environment initiatives such as ‘Neat Streets’ to build pride, awareness, and encourage waste reduction.

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $16.7 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $6.3 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $284,000.

Planning services

  • Operating 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

  • Support programmes that are focused on getting locals into jobs and providing new training opportunities.
  • Invest in groups that are working towards digital equity and upskilling to provide all residents better access to technology and the ability to use it. This includes those who require it for schooling, work, and connection.
  • Explore a range of new environmental and sustainability projects to address climate change through community-led projects and by working with mana whenua.
  • Continue to support our local town centres through placemaking initiatives, business mentoring and grants for economic recovery.
  • Use contestable local community grants to fund initiatives, programmes and events led by local community groups or organisations to achieve Local Board Plan outcomes and objectives.

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, 06:47 PM