Talk to Us
Welcome to Talk to Us, a new way to give feedback to the Napier City Council.
Talk to Us is an informal way to have your say on our ideas for Napier – or to share some of your own fabulous ideas! It can also act as an online forum with contributors able to like/dislike and comment on each other’s posts.
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Below are items we have sought feedback on recently. You can comment on current items labelled OPEN, while the items labelled CLOSED can still be read but not commented on.
Thanks for your time. We appreciate your feedback.
Multi-Use Sports Facility
Napier City Council has made the decision to withdraw a paper seeking a resolution of council as to whether to proceed to the next phase on the proposed Hawke’s Bay Multi-Use Sports Facility.
2 comments - OPEN
Anderson Park Destination Playground
Anderson Park, in Greenmeadows, is being revitalised into a destination playground and recreational area. Having completed the first round of public consultation on the redevelopment, a detailed concept plan for the wider park and Destination Playground is now available for public feedback. Please check out the latest plan and let us know what you think.
9 comments - OPEN
Draft Shade Policy
It’s great to live in a place like Hawke’s Bay, where the number of sunshine hours each year far outnumber the rainy ones. But it means our exposure to harmful UV radiation, and risk of skin cancer, is high. We’ve drafted a policy that aims to contribute to a reduction in skin cancer and exposure to UV radiation through providing shade opportunities, both natural and man-made. We want to know what you think about our Draft Shade Policy, and hear any ideas you have to improve shade provision in Napier. We’re welcoming feedback on the Draft Shade Policy until noon Monday 19 September.
8 comments - CLOSED
The temporary Urban Oasis in Market Street is a contemporary space with bean bags, market umbrellas, turf and free Wi-Fi. We’ve introduced this experimental space to test how we can keep people in the CBD longer. It’s likely that over time Urban Oasis will change and adapt as we learn more about what people want and also to seasonal conditions. We want to know what the needs and wants of Napier’s locals and visitors are. Tell us what you think of the space and share your ideas about how to make City Vision a reality.
7 comments - OPEN
Marine Parade Redevelopment Changes
Napier residents and ratepayers have another chance to provide feedback to the Napier City Council about the Marine Parade redevelopment. The city development committee meeting councillors voted unanimously to include an extra $1.3 million in the 2016/17 Annual Plan on top of the $5.7m already budgeted for, to cover any possible increase in costs which has come to light now that the detailed design is complete.
6 comments - CLOSED
We need to plan how we are going to dispose of our rubbish in the coming decades – and it is a $50 million question we need to answer this year. There are lots of options and staff from Hastings and Napier councils have been working together to come up with the best ones to choose from. Right now we want your feedback on the principles most important to you, rather than asking which option you prefer - that choice will be put in front of you later in the year. We would like to know what is most important to you: The cost of the project OR reducing the impact on our environment.
6 comments - OPEN
Draft Smokefree Policy
Do you think the parks in our region should be smokefree? What about events held in Hawke's Bay - should smoking be banned? Either way, we want your feedback on smoking in public places. Firstly read the plan which we've put together with Hastings District Council, then give us your feedback.
7 comments - CLOSED
Ideas for Napier
Do you have a fabulous idea for Napier? A plan for our city to prosper? Perhaps it’s a policy to help support a community sector, an event we haven’t thought of or something simple we can do to better serve you? This section of Talk to Us gives you the opportunity to tell us your idea –big or small – about anything at any time!
41 comments - OPEN
The draft Napier Aquatics Strategy was released earlier this year and one of the ways the Council asked people to comment on it was through Talk to Us. Changing demand for aquatic facilities, sustainability and what improvements could be made to existing facilities were just some of the reasons the Council wanted people to comment on the way Napier’s public pools, rivers and beaches should be managed over the next 30 years.
27 comments - CLOSED