Simon’s 10 July column in the Nor’West News

Today’s Nor’West News includes a column written by Simon on the importance of responding to Council consultations.

The digital edition of the paper can be found at https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/61058441/norwest-news-july-10-2018.

Simon Britten works for a Papanui-based youth and community development organisation and is the founder and curator of the Think Papanui community engagement initiative. He writes about community consultation in the suburb.

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Barnes Reserve secured against vehicle entry (at last!)

Following coverage in last week’s Nor’West News (pictured), I’m relieved to report that the ongoing issue of vehicles entering Barnes Reserve in Redwood has been resolved by the installation of a new barrier at the northern entrance. I remain at a loss to understand why any action has taken so long, and will be speaking to the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board next week to express my concerns about the lack of responsiveness.

NWN 3 July