Proposal to disestablish community boards A Hutt City council independent representation review has recommended that community boards, including the Eastbourne Community Board, be disestablished. The Eastbourne Community Board believes that community boards provide an invaluable service to residents. The report argues that representation is inequitable with only three community boards in Hutt City, in Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata. We believe that introducing a community board to each ward would be a better way to address this inequality. (This would see the Eastbourne and Petone Community Boards combine for Harbour Ward). The report also argues that community boards, established in 1989, are no longer relevant inRead More →

The Council's independent representation review recommends that community boards be disestablished. Find out more and have your say.

Proposal to disestablish community boards The Hutt City Council’s independent representation review recommends that community boards, including the Eastbourne Community Board, be disestablished. The Eastbourne Community Board believes that community boards provide an invaluable service to residents. The report argues that representation is inequitable with only three community boards in Hutt City, in Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata. We believe that introducing a community board to each ward would be a better way to address this inequality. (This would see the Eastbourne and Petone Community Boards combine for Harbour Ward). The report also argues that community boards, established in 1989, are no longer relevant in theRead More →

Eastbourne Summer Pool

Hello all Summer Pool swimmers – PROGRESS!! Thanks to the Community Board for supporting the Summer Pool Action Group After all of the work and support from so many in the community last summer it is wonderful to see that the HCC has listened to our request to extend the summer pool season. The Eastbourne Community Board made this announcement in the June issue of the Eastbourne Herald: “The Council…is providing free training to residents interested in working as lifeguards at the Eastbourne summer pool. This initiative aims to extend the pool season. Volunteers would need to complete three days of study and pool workRead More →