Otago Peninsula Community Board



Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Otago Peninsula Community Board held via Audio Visual Link Thursday 3 February 2022, commencing at 10:00am.





Paul Pope


Deputy Chairperson

Hoani Langsbury



Lox Kellas

Graham McArthur


Cheryl Neill

Edna Stevenson


Cr Andrew Whiley




Chris Henderson, Group Manager Waste and Environmental Solutions


Governance Support Officer                  Lauren McDonald



1          Opening

Paul Pope opened the meeting with a reflection of the ongoing adaptions by the community to living and working with Covid.

2          Public Forum

Andy Mackenzie-Everitt, Emergency Management Advisor – Dunedin introduced himself to the Board and provided an outline of the planned programme of the Civil Deference Emergency Management (CDEM) for 2022.


3          Apologies

There were no apologies.


4          Confirmation of agenda



Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/Cheryl Neill):

That the Board:


Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration.


Motion carried



5          Declarations of interest

Members were reminded of the need to stand aside from decision-making when a conflict arose between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.


Hoani Langsbury declared an interest as a member of the Dunedin Hospital Rebuild group.



Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/Graham McArthur):

That the Board:


a)     Amends the Elected Members' Interest Register and

b)     Amends the proposed management plan for Elected Members' Interests.

                          Motion carried


6          Confirmation of Minutes

6.1      Otago Peninsula Community Board meeting - 11 November 2021


Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/Cr Andrew Whiley):

That the Board:


Confirms the public part of the minutes of the Otago Peninsula Community Board meeting held on 11 November 2021 as a correct record.

Motion carried (OPCB/2022/001)


Part A Reports

7          Community Plan 2020-2021


Members were requested to review the Community Board Plan priorities and provide any updates to Paul Pope, for inclusion in the Board’s draft submission for discussion at the 24 March 2022 meeting.


8          Governance Support Officer's Report


The report provided an update of activities relevant to the Board area.


Helen Chapman, Transport Planner spoke to the proposed transport plan for the placement of new shared path behaviour markings along the length of Portobello Road and Harington Point Road. 


Paul Pope confirmed that feedback on the issues raised by members during discussion would be provided to Ms Chapman for further consideration by the Transport Planning team.



Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/Graham McArthur):

That the Board:


Notes the Governance Support Officer’s Report.

             Motion carried


9          Board Updates


Board members provided verbal updates on the following activities:

·         Keep Dunedin Beautiful – next scheduled meeting 14 February with a follow up on the progress of the proposed mural for the Portobello Boat Shed.

·         Peninsula Roads – roads in good condition, high use in the Back Bays area. 

·         Community Meetings – dates to be set for early March to meet with the peninsula communities to discuss the Community Plan ahead of the Annual Plan consultation to be held in March/April.

·         Te Rauone Reserve (including Playground subcommittee) – playground concept plan being compiled.

·         Sealion fence – resource consent application has been made for the landscape values at Hoopers Inlet

·         Broad Bay shared path maintenance – request information on maintenance schedule from Transport for the clearing edge of the road of gravel to assist with cycle safety.

·         Harwood reserve – follow up with Parks and Reserves on the installation of the planned signage for the reserve.

·         Potential historical information signage for causeway at Company Bay and for Otakou.    To be discussed at the March meeting for consideration as a Board initiated project.

·         Marion Street pedestrian crossing – Board to request information on the schedule for installation of the crossing from the Transport team.

·         Seaton Road/Highcliff Road intersection – ongoing safety issues at this intersection.

·         Taiaroa Head – issues with carpark being used for “burn outs” by vehicles.  Consideration is being given to install of temporary barriers in the carpark to address the issue.


Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/ Edna Stevenson):

That the Board:


Notes the Board Updates.

             Motion carried


10        Chairperson's Report


A verbal update was provided by the Chairperson at the meeting, including:

·    Otakou Planning Matters re Harington Point subdivision – 

·    Connection Project – schedule update of works

·    Broad Bay Beach landscaping maintenance

·    Annual Plan Consultation 

·    Allans Beach Road Petition 


Paul Pope acknowledged the work of DCC staff for the successful upgrade of the Glenfalloch Jetty, which has received positive feedback from the public.



Moved (Chairperson Paul Pope/Cr Andrew Whiley):

That the Board:


Notes the update from the Chairperson.

             Motion carried


11        Councillor's Update


Cr Whiley provided an update on matters of interest to the Board.


Moved (Edna Stevenson/ Lox Kellas):

That the Board:


Notes the report from Cr Whiley.

             Motion carried


12        Items for Consideration by the Chairperson


ANZAC Day 2022 – to be included for discussion at the 24 March 2022 meeting.

Board initiated project for install of historical information on shared pathway on Portobello Road.


The meeting concluded at 11:16 am.