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Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Parks Management Plan

Closed for feedback

About the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Parks Management Plan

This consultation closed on 26 August 2020. Thank you for having your say.

We received over 130 pieces of feedback. These included nine submissions on behalf of organisations or community groups, and 121 individual submissions.

How the feedback was received

  • 110 submissions came through our Social Pinpoint map tool.
  • 11 were received via email
  • Nine came from our online survey.

Key feedback themes

Connectivity

Walking and cycling connections attracted the most comments. There were lots of requests for more walking and cycling paths.

Play and other informal activities

There were positive comments about our recently improved playgrounds, while others complained about dated playgrounds that didn't cater for a wide range of age groups.

Managing unwanted behaviour and maintaining parks

We received a lot of comments about maintenance issues in parks, particularly litter, illegal rubbish dumping, graffiti and weed control.

The natural environment

The importance of the natural environment was reflected in many comments.

People appreciated a range of natural values, from bush areas to saltmarshes and tidal areas, and enjoyment of large shady trees and views of water.

Organised sports

Sports clubs pointed out the high demand for sports and issues with having enough fields to cope with demand at specific parks.

Culture and heritage

Telling the story of an area, especially Māori history and cultural values, was supported.

Reinstating Māori names for parks and features was also suggested.

Other suggestions for improvement

There were requests for investment across several parks. This included comments about parks being underdeveloped or underutilised

Get a copy of the feedback summary

​We are developing a local parks management plan for the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki local board area.

What the local parks management plan will do

The plan will:

  • help the local board make good decisions about how parks are used and protected
  • address what needs to be considered when developing and enhancing our parks
  • reflect the needs and aspirations of the local community.

What we want your feedback on

We would like to understand:

  • what you love about parks in the Maungakiekie - Tāmaki Local Board area,
  • the main issues you think the local board should address
  • how you’d like to use your parks – both now and in the future.

When you can have your say

You can have your say from 22 July to 4 September 2020.

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