Media Releases Archive

This is an archive of Council's media releases from 2011-18. Media Releases are now available at

25 Jul 2018

Stoke Greenmeadows Community Centre

In response to issues arising in the construction of the Stoke Greenmeadows Community Centre, Council commissioned an audit by an independent assessor, Grant Hunt of Grant Hunt Building Consultants Ltd.

19 Jul 2018

Piwakawaka Track is ready to ride

Sport and Recreation Committee Chair Tim Skinner (left) joined with Gary Donaldson, representing Donaldson Civil and the MTB Trails Trust, to explore the recently completed shared use Piwakawaka track in Marsden Valley. Its name is taken from the Māori name for the fantail birds that are common in the area.

28 Jun 2018

New pedestrian refuge planned for Waimea Road

Since March 2016 Council has been looking at options to make is safer and easier for pedestrians to cross Waimea Road. One pedestrian refuge has been installed, as part of the York Stream stormwater upgrade, at the intersection of Waimea Road and Boundary Road.

28 Jun 2018

Tahunanui Pathways preferred route adopted

At today's meeting, the Works and Infrastructure Committee adopted the recommendation for the preferred route for the Tahunanui Pathways project to progress to the detailed design phase. The route was developed in conjunction with a community advisory group to ensure it meets the local needs.