Q. Who do I phone with regards to street lights not working?
Phone Napier City Council on 06 8357579.
Q. Why does Council install traffic signals when roundabouts work so much better?
Roundabouts do work much better "most of the time" but in peak traffic flows they can fail to clear within a reasonable time frame, space can also be a limitation.
Q. We need judder bars in our street. Someone is going to be injured if the Council does not slow the vehicle speed?
Traffic surveys show that excessive speed (in the top 85%) of vehicles is typical in most streets. If judder bars were installed in most Napier streets then vehicle movements would be restricted to the point of being unacceptable.
Q. Can a pedestrian crossing be installed in our street?
Pedestrian crossings are required to meet a warrant based on the number of pedestrians and vehicles amongst other things. Crossings that do not meet the warrant have proven to be less safe than no crossing at all.
Q. What can Council do about the speed of vehicles?
Council is not the law enforcement agency. Council can only address the problem by installing local area traffic management schemes such as those in some roads in Taradale. Unfortunately these schemes are very expensive and can only be justified when the road is due for reconstruction.
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Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering. View website for Bay Skate
Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre. View website for MTG Hawke's Bay
Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research. View website for William Colenso
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