Waipuna

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Tuesday 17 May 2022

Time:                                   5.06pm

Venue:                                 Held by Audio/Visual Link

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mike Mora

Helen Broughton

Jimmy Chen

Catherine Chu

Gamal Fouda

Andrei Moore

Debbie Mora

Mark Peters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Pratt

Manager Community Governance, Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

941 5428

matthew.pratt@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/meetings-agendas-and-minutes/

 


Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

17 May 2022

 

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B           Reports for Information

Part C           Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Secretarial Note: It is noted that this meeting was held via audio/visual link on the Zoom platform due to the country being under COVID-19 Protection Framework (the Traffic Alert System) on the date the meeting was scheduled. These minutes provide a written summary of the meeting proceedings.

 

The meeting was opened by Deputy Chairperson Helen Broughton who advised that the meeting was being publicly livestreamed.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies / Ngā Whakapāha

Part C

The Meeting Chairperson called for apologies. An apology was received from Mike Mora for lateness and from Anne Galloway for absence.

Debbie Mora moved that the apologies be accepted. The motion was seconded by Gamal Fouda. Following invitation from the Meeting Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00043

That the apologies received from Anne Galloway for absence, and Mike Mora for lateness be accepted.

Debbie Mora/Gamal Fouda                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest / Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

Part B

The Meeting Chairperson called for any declarations of interest. No declarations of interest were recorded.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes / Te Whakaāe o te hui o mua

Part C

The Meeting Chairperson asked members to confirm that the minutes of the previous Board meeting on 3 May 2022 were a true and correct record of the meeting.  No issues or questions concerning the accuracy of the minutes were raised. The Meeting Chairperson called for a mover and seconder to confirm the minutes.

Gamal Fouda moved that the minutes be confirmed. The motion was seconded by Mark Peters.

Following invitation from the Meeting Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00044

That the minutes of the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board meeting held on Tuesday, 3 May 2022 be confirmed.

Gamal Fouda/Mark Peters                                                                                                                                     Carried

 

4.   Public Forum / Te Huinga Whānui

Part B

4.1

Youth Development Fund Report Back – Australian Junior Age Group Golf Championships 2022

Maadi Kiri-Kiri updated the Board on his experience at the Australian Junior Age Group Golf Championships 2022 on the Gold Coast, Australia, for which he had received a Youth Development Fund grant.

Maadi described the experience in Australia as amazing. He was one of 300 Australasian participants.

He indicated that he had qualified to participate in the World Stars of Golf Junior Championship tournament in the 11 to 12 years category, to be held in Las Vegas, USA in June 2022.

In response in questions from members, Maadi confirmed that he has a playing handicap of 11.1.

 

Mike Mora joined the meeting at 5.09pm and assumed the Chair.

 

Following questions from members, the Chairperson congratulated Maadi Kiri-Kiri on his achievement and thanked him for his presentation.

 

5.   Deputations by Appointment / Ngā Huinga Whakaritenga

Part B

5.1

Traffic concerns Blankney Street, Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report - May 2022

Don Pilgrim, local resident, addressed the Board in relation to the staff memorandum on Traffic concerns Blankney Street provided in the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report - May 2022 (Item 7 of these Minutes refers).

Mr Pilgrim reiterated concerns advised to the Board in an earlier presentation regarding vehicle speed around the bend in Blankney Street, Hornby.  Mr Pilgrim referred to photographs previously provided, showing damage to the roadway and footpath caused by a vehicle mounting the kerb in March 2022.

Mr Pilgrim indicated that this was the third such incident in a four year period.  He confirmed that he, together with some of his neighbours had meet onsite, with the local Traffic Engineer who had explained that while the results of the recent speed survey undertaken do not warrant this installation of speed calming measures, he will look into centre line marking off the road, together with the installation of advisory speed signage.

Mr Pilgrim advised that the installation of traffic calming measures such as judder bars would be the preference of residents.

Following questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Mr Pilgrim for his presentation.

 

6.   Presentation of Petitions / Ngā Pākikitanga

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

7.   Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report - May 2022

 

Board Consideration

The Community Board Advisor was in attendance and spoke to the report. It was confirmed that the Board submissions on Draft Housing and Business Choice Plan Change, Draft Coastal Hazards Plan Change, Draft Heritage Plan Change, Draft Radio Communications Pathway Plan Change - Community Board Feedback was completed on behalf of the Board by the Submissions Committee, and lodged by the closing date, 13 May 2022.

 

The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder to receive the report. Debbie Mora moved the officer's recommendation. The motion was seconded by Mark Peters.

 

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00045 (Original Officer Recommendation accepted without change)

Part B

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Receives the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report for May 2022.

Debbie Mora/Mark Peters                                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

8.   Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

Board members exchanged information on the following:

·         The Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency directional sign on Halswell Road is an ongoing concern.

·         Residents are concerned about non-compliance with the 40 kilometre per hour speed limit in Wigram Skies.  It was clarified that an investigation into the compliance is currently underway.

·         Residents would like to see turning arrows to be included on the traffic lights at the intersection of Sparks and Halswell Roads.

·         The piano in the Singlemen's Quarters, Halswell Quarry Park appears to be in need of replacement.

·         The Greater Hornby Residents' Association Annual General Meeting was held and a new constitution was confirmed.  The benefits of a multi-agency community safety meeting being held in Hornby were discussed.

·         The event for the unveiling of the Peace Rock in Harrington Park on 15 May 2022 was a well-attended and very successful event, bringing together community members to celebrate diversity. The work of Oak Development Trust and staff in this project was acknowledged.

·         The opening of the half basketball court at Branston Park, Hornby, is scheduled for 19 May 2022.

·         Installation of the memorial plaque at Denton Park, Hornby has been approved.  The plaque acknowledges that the land was gifted by the late Stanley Denton to the people of Christchurch.

·         It was noted there is local concern regarding intensification proposals in the vicinity of local shopping areas where higher density, with building of up to six storeys, will be enabled. It was also noted that the proposals for medium density residential zones with buildings up to three storeys will not be the subject of a hearing.

·         The Council’s consideration of the Draft Annual Plan 2022/23, and submissions made are underway.

·         There is interest in submissions made to the Draft Annual Plan 2022/23 regarding improvement to the Milns, Sparks and Sutherlands Roads intersection.

·         Westmorland Residents' Association has requested the installation of a bus stop seat but is still awaiting a reply. Staff will follow up.

·         Maintenance of trees between the Halswell Hall and Halswell Junction Road is required.

·         There is still no date confirmed for the Ngā Puna Wai community engagement meeting.

·         An incident of racist comments outside a local school has been reported and is being investigated. The Board commented that there is no room for racist behaviour in New Zealand.

·         There is concern about ongoing victimisation of people affected by the 15 March 2019 terror attacks.

·         An application for an alcohol off licence has been granted for premises at 62 Riccarton Road.

·         A hearing has been held on the proposed Private Plan Change 10 – Meadowlands Exemplar.

 

7.1      Board visit to Halswell area

The Board noted that the Kennedys Bush Road Neighbourhood Association has raised a number of issues, particularly related to stormwater retention and detention associated with new development in the Halswell area. It was suggested that a Board visit to areas of concern would enable Board members to understand the concerns better.

The Board agreed to request that staff arrange a site visit to new developments and stormwater retention and detention facilities in the Halswell area for Board members accompanied by appropriate staff.

Part B

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Requests that staff arrange a site visit to new developments and stormwater retention and detention facilities in the Halswell area for Board members accompanied by appropriate staff.

 

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 5.58pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 31ST DAY OF MAY 2022

 

Mike Mora

Chairperson