Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board and Papanui-Innes Community Board

Extraordinary Minutes



Date:                                    Friday 31 May 2019

Time:                                   12.30pm

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Level 2
Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street






Ali Jones

Jo Byrne

John Stringer

Pauline Cotter

Mike Davidson

Sally Buck

Jake McLellan

Darrell Latham

Tim Lindley

Brenda Lowe-Johnson

Deon Swiggs

Sara Templeton



31 May 2019






Elizabeth Hovell

Community Board Advisor

941 8637

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Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board and Papanui-Innes Community Board

31 May 2019


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

Joint Community Boards Recommendation

That the apologies from Yani Johanson, Emma Norrish and Alexandra Davids for absence and Sara Templeton for lateness be received.

Member Stringer/Member Byrne                                                                                                             Carried/Lost


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B


Pauline Cotter declared an interest in Item 6 because of residing on Madras Street but took part in the decision and voting with members’ agreement.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Joint Community Boards Recommendation

That the minutes of the Joint Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board and Papanui‑Innes Community Board Meeting held on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 be confirmed.

Member Byrne/Member McLellan                                                                                                                      Carried



5.   North Avon Road - No Stopping Restrictions - Post-Construction Safety Audit


Joint Community Boards Resolved JM-LA/2019/00003 (Staff recommendation accepted without change)

That the Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote and the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Boards:


1.         Approve that under clause 7 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the parts of North Avon Road, Nicholls Street and Stapletons Road as indicated in the attached drawing TP324002 Issue 1, as attached to the Agenda for this meeting dated 08/04/2019.

2.         Revoke any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls made pursuant to any bylaw to the extent that they are in conflict with the traffic controls described in this report.

3.         Approve that these resolutions take effect when there is evidence that the restrictions described in the staff report are in place.

Member Swiggs/Member Davidson                                                                                                                  Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B



Cranford Street Downstream Effects Management Plan – St Albans School

Aaron Tunnicliff (Deputy Chair of the St Albans School Board of Trustees), Ginnie Warren (Principal of St Albans School) spoke on behalf of the St Albans School Board of Trustees regarding the Downstream Effects Management Plan.


After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked St Albans School Board of Trustees representatives for their deputation.

Item 6 of these minutes refers.


 Member Templeton joined the meeting at 12.42pm.


6.   Christchurch Northern Corridor Downstream Effects Management Plan


Staff Recommendations

That the joint Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board and Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board:

1.         Receive and endorse the final Downstream Effects Management Plan.

2.         Recommend to Council to endorse the final Downstream Effects Management Plan.

3.         Note that Council Staff will proceed to design and consult on the proposed interventions in Stage 1A and will develop a programme and costings for the remaining stages.


Member Lowe-Johnson left the meeting at 1.33pm and returned at 1.53pm.



Joint Community Boards Resolved JM-LA/2019/00004

Joint Community Boards Decision

That the Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community and Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Boards:

1.              Receive the Downstream Effects Management Plan.

2.              Do not endorse the Downstream Effects Management Plan.


a.              The concerns held by the community over the negative impacts of the Northern Corridor and the Downstream Effects Management Plan.

b.             The discussed Travel Demand Management package of works proposed for the Northern Corridor. 

c.              That not all aspects of the Travel Demand Management package of works are approved or will be implemented before the opening of the Northern Corridor.

Member Davidson/Member Swiggs                                                                                                                  Carried



Joint Community Boards Decided JM-LA/2019/00005

Part A

That the Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote and Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Boards recommend that the Council:

3.              Does not endorse the Downstream Effects Management Plan.

4.              Requests that staff investigate a delay in the opening of the Northern Corridor south of Queen Elizabeth II Drive until the package of Travel Demand Management measures are all approved and implemented.

5.              Proceeds with proposals outlined in the DEMP for stage 1A and 1B in the 2019-2020 Annual Plan including the outlined work on Cranford and Sherborne Streets as outlined in 6.3 of the DEMP.

6.              Requests that staff investigate the possibility of an additional Park and Ride facility near Queen Elizabeth II Drive.

7.              Requests that staff investigate a congestion levy on the Northern Arterial Extension.

8.              Provides north and south-bound peak-time Public Transport lanes on Cranford and Sherborne Streets.

Member Davidson/Member Swiggs                                                                                                                  Carried


Ali Jones requested that her vote against 7. and 8. be recorded.

John Stringer requested that his vote against 1. to 8. be recorded.

Sally Buck requested that her vote against 7. be recorded.


Meeting concluded at 2.34pm.





Ali Jones






Sally Buck