Are Tauranga Mount or Papamoa residents aware of the proposal, estimated to cost over $1 million of ratepayers' money, to upgrade and re-develop Kulim Park? This has been proposed by about thirty neighbours of the Park, who have approached TCC and behind closed doors and without proper consultation were able to have TCC offer the redevelopment. Luckily some people are against this waste of our ratepayers' money, and have forced the TCC to have further consultation. Much more urgent, and a project that will improve the lot of hundreds and thousands of not only locals, but national and international visitors, is the planned improvement of the Mauao Base Track, allowing the removal of the stairs which at the moment prevent many mothers with babies in prams, and elderly people less mobile at climbing steps, from being able to get around the Mount. The TCC maintains that there is a lack of finance to pay for the track to be built along the shoreline on the south side of Mauao, yet the same Council seems prepared to satisfy the needs of 30 already very affluent
Kulim Park neighbours. You feed back would be welcome on this.
Being Neighbourly is a lot more than just signing up to the website. It’s about taking the next step and being helpful and friendly to those around you. There are loads of different ways to be Neighbourly - here are a few suggestions from us.
Have your say on our draft Naming Policy. Among other changes, we’re proposing to add some provisions in the policy to encourage locally significant Māori names for streets, reserves, community facilities and other public places in Tauranga. If you participated in our survey earlier this year, your feedback has been taken into account but we’re now keen to get your thoughts on the full content and wording of the draft policy. Have your say!
I have a few days free this week so if you need any maintenance jobs done around your house call.
PS I also have a add in the business section under builders and trade