Costley Park review

March 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog

There are over 200 parks and reserves in the Waitemata board area. One of the challenges Jesse Chambers and I face as the Park portfolio leads is the resource to identify and review the prioritisation of park upgrades.

Fortunately there are community champions like Andy Smith from Walk Auckland that held us to identity concerns and work in collaboration with the board and council staff.

On 22 March I meet with Andy, local residents and council staff to discuss the current concerns of Costley Reserve in Freeman’s Bay. Like many parks and reserves in Auckland, the growth of native bush is rapid and these have created many safety issues. Within Costley Reserve moss has grown on play equipment because of shading, and there has been a loss of sight lines and night lighting because of tree overgrowth.

Council staff will report back to the local baord with an improvement proposal.

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2 Comments on "Costley Park review"

  1. Draft concept plans for Costley Reserve, Freemans Bay - Rob Thomas : Rob Thomas on Thu, 4th Apr 2013 6:27 pm 

    […] park adviser to discuss the dilapidated playground equipment in Costley Reserve. As mentioned in my blog on the 23rd March, there is constant growth of moss on play equipment and a loss of sight lines for safety because […]

  2. New plans for Costley Reserve, Freemans Bay - Rob Thomas : Rob Thomas on Thu, 4th Apr 2013 6:29 pm 

    […] park adviser to discuss the dilapidated playground equipment in Costley Reserve. As mentioned in my blog on the 23rd March, there is constant growth of moss on play equipment and a loss of sight lines for safety because […]

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