Feedback sought on Wilson Park plan

Published date23 June 2022
Publication titleKatikati Advertiser
Feedback on Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s draft concept plan for Wilson Park is now open, and will run until July 17 at

Along with the retention of the green space, the community knows and loves, the plans also enable more tree planting on the banks for shade, and power to be supplied to the site to support events taking place.

Senior Recreation Planner Katy McGinity says it is great to see that at the heart of the draft concept plan is what the Waihī Beach whānau wants.

“The community have indicated to us they’d like to see a few changes, but nothing drastic. The theme of maintaining the green space that’s already there came through strongly, with the community keen to ensure the natural landscape remains. We believe this proposal strikes a good balance. The concept reflects the modern needs of our Waihī Beach whānau, and their hopes for the space today while planning for its future use too.”

In February, council asked the community what they use the park for, and what could be put in place to ensure it continues to be one of the community’s favourite places.

“We’re keen to hear...

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