Whau Local Board

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What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • provide open space planning to support growth and protect the environment
  • investigate and design a new urban park for New Lynn
  • increase funding to the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy
  • expand the Whau Arts Broker role
  • refresh our community grants programme to highlight our renewed commitment to Māori
  • work with business associations around the impacts of COVID-19 and develop initiatives to support recovery
  • conduct placemaking activities to regenerate town and neighbourhood centres
  • strengthen our partnership with Hoani Waititi Marae to support residents of the Whau
  • continue our partnerships supporting improved water quality along the Whau River
  • continue with the implementation of our Pacific and Ethnic Peoples’ plans.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $13.3 million

Capital spend 2021/2022: $14.9 million

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $178,000

Planning services

$966,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $1 million

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will:

  • provide site identification and delivery of the Whau aquatic and recreation facility
  • increase regional resourcing to support the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy, other ways to increase urban tree cover and advocating to central government to strengthen tree protection rules.
  • support the Unlock Avondale Programme and deliver the Avondale multipurpose community facility
  • advocate for the reinstatement of funding for the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to the level it was before the 2020/2021 financial year
  • develop a new multi-storey park-and-ride facility in New Lynn to realise the recommendations of the New Lynn Urban Plan
  • apply for funding to complete the remaining parts of Te Whau Pathway.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.

What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • provide open space planning to support growth and protect the environment
  • investigate and design a new urban park for New Lynn
  • increase funding to the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy
  • expand the Whau Arts Broker role
  • refresh our community grants programme to highlight our renewed commitment to Māori
  • work with business associations around the impacts of COVID-19 and develop initiatives to support recovery
  • conduct placemaking activities to regenerate town and neighbourhood centres
  • strengthen our partnership with Hoani Waititi Marae to support residents of the Whau
  • continue our partnerships supporting improved water quality along the Whau River
  • continue with the implementation of our Pacific and Ethnic Peoples’ plans.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $13.3 million

Capital spend 2021/2022: $14.9 million

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $178,000

Planning services

$966,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $1 million

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will:

  • provide site identification and delivery of the Whau aquatic and recreation facility
  • increase regional resourcing to support the Urban Ngahere (Forest) Strategy, other ways to increase urban tree cover and advocating to central government to strengthen tree protection rules.
  • support the Unlock Avondale Programme and deliver the Avondale multipurpose community facility
  • advocate for the reinstatement of funding for the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to the level it was before the 2020/2021 financial year
  • develop a new multi-storey park-and-ride facility in New Lynn to realise the recommendations of the New Lynn Urban Plan
  • apply for funding to complete the remaining parts of Te Whau Pathway.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.