Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Tuesday 6 September 2016

Time:                                    5.01pm

Venue:                                 Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre,
66 Colombo Street, Beckenham





Deputy Chairperson


Karolin Potter

Melanie Coker

Phil Clearwater

Helene Mautner

Tim Scandrett

Rik Tindall



1 September 2016






Faye Collins

Community Board Advisor

941 5108



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Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board

06 September 2016


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation



presentation ofspreydon/heathcote community service award


Wayne Rissman was in attendance to receive a Spreydon/Heathcote Community Service Award in recognition of his work as a volunteer for Christchurch City Council’s “Off the Wall” graffiti programme. 
Mr Rissman was unable to attend the Board’s Community Service Awards ceremony in August.
presentation of the award, the Board acknowledged Mr Rissman’s hard work and commitment.


The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

   Part C

Community Board Resolved SHCB/2016/00097

That the apology from Tim Scandrett for early departure, be accepted.

 Helene Mautner/Rik Tindall                                                                                                                                   Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved SHCB/2016/00098

That the minutes of the Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board meeting held on Friday 19 August 2016, be confirmed.

Tim Scandrett/Melanie Coker                                                                                                                                Carried

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.   



6.   Staff Briefings


6.2       Repair Works to Pioneer Stadium


Part B

Jacqui Hibbs, Manager Area Recreation, Grant McLeod, Leader Operations Pioneer, and Kristine Bouw, Project Manager, updated the Board on the repair work to be undertaken at the Pioneer Leisure Centre Stadium.

The works are to repair earthquake damage and to undertake deferred maintenance.  The project is to be managed as part of the wider network operations to limit any impacts on customers. 

The Board noted the information supplied during the Staff Briefing.


6.1       Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub

Part B

David Bailey, Manager of Recreation Services, updated the Board on the development of the Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub.

The aim of the project team is to advance development so that at least some sports facilities will be available for use by sporting codes for the 2018 season. 

The Board noted the information supplied during the Staff Briefing.


7.   Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board Area Report


7.1          Ernle Clark Reserve - Seat Location

             The  Board considered the staff advice provided in response to the deputation made to its meeting on 19 August 2016 regarding the location of a seat in Ernle Clark Reserve.  


             After discussion, the Board generally agreed that the seat not be relocated.



Community Board Resolved SHCB/2016/00099

Part B

The Board decided to receive the Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board Area Report including information on Board and community activities, the Consultation Calendar, a funding update and a Community Governance Team update.

Melanie Coker/Helene Mautner                                                                                                                          Carried


8.   Elected Members Information Exchange

Part B

The Board received information from members on the following:

8.1       Traffic issues at St Martins School, Hillview Christian School, and Christchurch South              Intermediate School.

8.2       Community use of Huntsbury Reservoir is being facilitated.

Tim Scandrett left the meeting at 6:23 pm.

8.3       Notation of coastal hazards on Land Information Memoranda


8.4       Possible closure of Rowley Avenue School

Community Board Resolved SHCB/2016/00100

The Board decided to note with concern the possibility of the closure of the Rowley Avenue School, given its pivotal importance to the local community, particularly socially and culturally, and to follow the development of any proposals with a view to providing support to the community for  the retention of the school.

Karolin Potter/Phil Clearwater                                                                                                 Carried Unamimously


9.   Questions Under Standing Orders

Part B

There were no questions under Standing Orders at this meeting.




Meeting concluded at 6.43pm.




Karolin Potter