Projects

Proposed projects include sports and recreation facilities, a dog park, BMX track, Courtenay Drive roading and infrastructure, and Kaiapoi East roading and infrastructure.

Courtenay Drive Roading Rebuild

Council are currently planning the rebuild of the earthquake damaged parts of Courtenay Drive, Charters Street and Wyber Place within the Kaiapoi South Regeneration Area. Courtenay Drive will be rebuilt on its current alignment with one lane in each direction, and have a shared path (for walking and cycling). Construction works are planned to be completed by mid-2018.

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Courtenay Drive Infrastructure

Work began in early May 2017 to install two new wastewater pump stations adjacent to Courtenay Drive, along with 300m of gravity sewer, 400m of sewage pumping main and some stormwater pipes.

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Kaiapoi East New Road Link

Council are currently designing the new road link in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area, between Feldwick Drive and Cass Street.  We sought community feedback on the design from 2 May to 24 May 2017.  Construction on the new road link is planned to start in early 2018.

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Kaiapoi East Infrastructure

A new water trunk main, new and replacement sewer mains will be installed and a new wastewater pump station will be built in the Kaiapoi East regeneration area. These works will provide a more reliable and resilient water supply and improve the reliability of the wastewater system.

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Kaiapoi Riverview Terraces, Boardwalk & Pontoons

The Kaiapoi Marine Precinct masterplan includes terraces on the riverbank in front of the private-led retail and hospitality development on the former Bridge Tavern and Hansen’s Mall site. A boardwalk will link the town centre to the riverside walkway leading south, and there will be a floating pontoon from the main town centre bridge to the wharf and a small pontoon at the east end of the rock wall (near the Coastguard building).

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Kaiapoi East Reserves Road Access Options

The sport and recreation reserve in the Kaiapoi East regeneration area is a key part of the Recovery Plan. The reserve is planned to include playing fields, sports facilities, a dog park, community BMX track, walking and cycling tracks and open space. Council are working on the design for the new sport and recreation reserve in the Kaiapoi East regeneration area. We sought feedback on two roading options for accessing the reserve from 5 July to 2 August 2017.

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Kaiapoi Food Forest

Through the community consultation for the Waimakariri Residential Red Zone Recovery Plan, the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area allows for the opportunity for edible landscapes, such as a community food forest. The proposed Kaiapoi Food Forest is located in the area by Cass Street, Meadow Street,Oram Place, and the new Feldwick Drive link.

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Dog Park

Council will start the design of the dog park in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area later this year / early 2018 and we’re keen to involve our local community with the design.  The dog park will be located in the new sport and recreation reserve south of Cass Street.

BMX Track

Council will start the design of the community BMX track in the Kaiapoi East Regeneration Area later this year / early 2018 and we’re keen to involve our local community, in particular young people, with the design.  The BMX track will be located in the new sport and recreation reserve south of Cass Street.