In the news: My 12 February article explained the timeline and consultation processes relating to the Council’s work to manage traffic downstream of the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC). This has formed the basis for an article in the current issue of the St Albans News. See below for the article, or head to stalbans.gen.nz for the full digital edition.
Category: In the news
Simon’s 3 March column in the Nor’West News
Today’s Nor’West News includes a column I’ve written reflecting on traffic and safety issues in the Langdons Road area, which is soon to be impacted by the opening of the Kmart in the Northlink development. As I say in the column, all members of the public are welcome to raise issues with the Community Board, and we start every meeting with a public forum if you wish to come speak to us – contact details can be found on the Council website.
Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board deputy chair Simon Britten writes about the concerns raised over the new Northlink shopping complex.
Kmart’s new Papanui store in Langdons Road will open next month. Development at the site is bringing new shops to Papanui, but also safety concerns. Continue reading “Simon’s 3 March column in the Nor’West News”
Kmart to open in Papanui – your questions answered
Recently the Think Papanui broke the news that Kmart’s Papanui store is planned to open on the 2nd of April 2020.
I curate Think Papanui’s content, and have been taking a look through the questions and comments on the post I put up announcing the opening date. In this article I’ll endeavour to respond to some of these – please note that I don’t speak for or on behalf of Kmart, but I’ll include links & references where possible. Best efforts are made to ensure this information is correct as at the date of publication, but if you’re reading this at some point in the future keep in mind that circumstances may have changed. Continue reading “Kmart to open in Papanui – your questions answered”
In the news: Simon comments on Kmart’s move
In the news this week: I spoke to Jess Gibson from the Nor’West News after Think Papanui broke the news about Kmart moving from Shirley to Papanui. Read the article here, or see page 3 in the full digital edition of the paper online.
Nor’West News: “Papanui candidates step up for October elections”
Today I’ve announced that I’ll be a Papanui Ward candidate in this year’s local body elections. Thanks Nor’West News for covering this:
The full article also can be found in Continue reading “Nor’West News: “Papanui candidates step up for October elections””