Waiheke Local Board

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In 2022/2023 we plan to invest $2.7 million to renew and develop assets and $7.3 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.

These include:

  • Completion of the Tawaipareira Reserve Skatepark upgrade.
  • Supporting initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural biodiversity, such as Love our Wetlands, Sustainable Schools and the Waiheke Marine Project.
  • Working with mana whenua and mataawaka to identify and respond to their needs and aspirations.
  • Maintaining and renewing community facilities and walking networks, such as Albert Cres to Wharf Road, Church Bay, Hekerua Bay and Island Bay tracks.
  • Supporting community-led initiatives to address local housing needs such as Habitat for Humanity and Healthy Homes.
  • Responding to arts and culture needs via the community grants programme and funding for Kahui Creative.
  • Working with Auckland Transport to deliver safer streets.
  • Developing strategic plans :
    • Waiheke Area Plan
    • Waiheke Parks Management Plan
    • Rangihoua / Onetangi Sports Park Management Plan
    • Waiheke Climate Action Plan
    • Waiheke Ngahere (Forest) Strategy
    • Waiheke Destination Management Plan (led by Auckland Unlimited).

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $6.4 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $2.5 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $138,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $150,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $0.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $739,000.

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

  • Progressing the Mātiatia Strategic Plan.
  • Continuing delivery of the Tawaipareira Reserve Concept Plan, including a new playground, learn to ride and pump track.
  • Progressing prioritised actions within the Rangihoua / Onetangi Sports Park Management Plan.
  • Implementing recommendations from the Waiheke Destination Management Plan and collaborating with businesses and tertiary providers to create diverse economic/career opportunities on the island.
  • Commencing the growing stage of the Waiheke Ngahere (Forest) Strategy to enhance biodiversity, increase canopy cover and improve Waiheke Island’s carbon footprint.
  • Working with our community and businesses to progress actions within the Waiheke Island Climate Action Plan.
  • Supporting initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural environment.

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 $2.7 million to renew and develop assets and $7.3 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.

These include:

  • Completion of the Tawaipareira Reserve Skatepark upgrade.
  • Supporting initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural biodiversity, such as Love our Wetlands, Sustainable Schools and the Waiheke Marine Project.
  • Working with mana whenua and mataawaka to identify and respond to their needs and aspirations.
  • Maintaining and renewing community facilities and walking networks, such as Albert Cres to Wharf Road, Church Bay, Hekerua Bay and Island Bay tracks.
  • Supporting community-led initiatives to address local housing needs such as Habitat for Humanity and Healthy Homes.
  • Responding to arts and culture needs via the community grants programme and funding for Kahui Creative.
  • Working with Auckland Transport to deliver safer streets.
  • Developing strategic plans :
    • Waiheke Area Plan
    • Waiheke Parks Management Plan
    • Rangihoua / Onetangi Sports Park Management Plan
    • Waiheke Climate Action Plan
    • Waiheke Ngahere (Forest) Strategy
    • Waiheke Destination Management Plan (led by Auckland Unlimited).

Key areas of spend

Community services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $6.4 million.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $2.5 million.

Environmental services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $138,000.
  • Capital spend 2022/2023: $150,000.

Planning services

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $0.

Governance

  • Operating spend 2022/2023: $739,000.

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

  • Progressing the Mātiatia Strategic Plan.
  • Continuing delivery of the Tawaipareira Reserve Concept Plan, including a new playground, learn to ride and pump track.
  • Progressing prioritised actions within the Rangihoua / Onetangi Sports Park Management Plan.
  • Implementing recommendations from the Waiheke Destination Management Plan and collaborating with businesses and tertiary providers to create diverse economic/career opportunities on the island.
  • Commencing the growing stage of the Waiheke Ngahere (Forest) Strategy to enhance biodiversity, increase canopy cover and improve Waiheke Island’s carbon footprint.
  • Working with our community and businesses to progress actions within the Waiheke Island Climate Action Plan.
  • Supporting initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural environment.

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, 05:36 PM