Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Tuesday 24 October 2017

Time:                                    4.30pm

Venue:                                 Community Room, Upper Riccarton Library,
71 Main South Road, Christchurch





Deputy Chairperson


Mike Mora

Helen Broughton

Natalie Bryden

Vicki Buck

Jimmy Chen

Catherine  Chu

Ross McFarlane

Debbie  Mora



24 October 2017






Gary Watson

Manager Community Governance, Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

941 8258



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Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

24 October 2017


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00233

That the apologies received for absence from Anne Galloway, and for lateness from Vicki Buck, be accepted.

Natalie Bryden/Helen Broughton                                                                                                                         Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Ross McFarlane declared an interest regarding the public forum Item 4.2 from the Halswell Residents’ Association as he is a member of that organisation.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00234

That the minutes of the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board meeting held on Tuesday 10 October 2017, be confirmed.

Ross McFarlane/Natalie Bryden                                                                                                                            Carried


4.   Public Forum

Part B

4.1       Riccarton Road Liquor Store

Sarah Kenyon, local resident, addressed the Board over her concerns regarding the decision made to approve the opening of another liquor store in the vicinity of the Bush Inn Centre on Riccarton Road.

The Chairperson thanked Sarah Kenyon for her presentation.


Vicki Buck arrived at 4.35pm


4.2       Halswell Residents' Association

David Hawke on behalf of the Halswell Residents’ Association, requested that the Board ‘engage with the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board about the matter of getting people from the south west of greater Christchurch and Selwyn District into central Christchurch without adversely affecting the Addington community’.

The Chairperson thanked David Hawke for his presentation.


4.3       Our Amazing Place

Matt Meek, on behalf of the Riccarton Community Church, addressed the Board regarding a free community event planned for Saturday 3 March 2018 ‘Our Amazing Place Treasure Hunt’ seeking to connect people to their local communities.

The Chairperson thanked Matt Meek for his presentation. 


4.4       Oak Development Trust

Carol Renouf and John McNeil, on behalf of the Oak Development Trust, addressed the Board regarding the design and launch of the Trust’s new website which will serve as an information hub as well as helping to promote local activities and events. 

The Chairperson thanked Carol Renouf and John McNeil for their presentation.


4.5       Denton Park

Ben Frampton, a relative of the late Mr Stanley Denton, addressed the Board on aspects of the gifting of land for reserve purposes and in this regard expressed his personal view about the Council’s decision to locate the new Hornby Library, Customer Services and South West Leisure Centre on Denton Park.  

The Chairperson thanked Ben Frampton for his presentation.


5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.    

7.   Owaka Road - Land Exchange


Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00235 (Original Staff Recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board resolved to:

1.         Approve the exchange of Council owned land being 194m² and described as Lot 1 LT 514055 for 194m² being Lot 2 LT 514055 as Local Purpose (Access) Reserve; and

2.         Request that the Chief Executive Officer gazette the exchange in 1. Above, pursuant to Section 15(1) of the Reserves Act 1977.

Ross McFarlane/Helen Broughton                                                                                                                       Carried



8.   Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Wards - Proposed Road Name - Waterloo Business Park Subdivision


Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00236 (Original Staff Recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board resolved to approve the following right-of-way name:

1.         Waterloo Business Park - 20 Innovation Road (RMA/2017/818)

·        Synergy Lane

Mike Mora/Debbie Mora                                                                                                                                        Carried



9.   Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board 2017-18 Discretionary Funding - Chinese Joyful Club - Application


Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00237 (Original Staff Recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board resolved to:

1.         Approve the making of a grant of $1,000 from its 2017-18 Discretionary Response Fund to the Chinese Joyful Club towards the Chinese Senior Group.

Vicki Buck/Natalie Bryden                                                                                                                                       Carried


10. Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report - October 2017


Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00238 (Original Staff Recommendation accepted without change)

Part B

The Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board decided to:

1.         Receive the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Area Report for October 2017.

Ross McFarlane/Helen Broughton                                                                                                                       Carried


Community Board Resolved HHRB/2017/00239

2.         Receive the information provided in the staff memorandum responding to the request from VBase Limited for a liquor ban in the Addington area. 

Mike Mora/Helen Broughton                                                                                                                                Carried



Members requested that Delta Services be invited to update the Board on its reserves maintenance programme in the Board’s three wards.

11. Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

Board members exchanged information on matters of current interest.





Meeting concluded at 5.45pm




Mike Mora