Eastern Bays Climate Response Network

Report from Eastbourne and Bays Climate Response Meeting 16/11/22 The climate network is off to a great start. We now have 63 members, a wealth of information and projects set up to carry on into the new year. At the first meeting only a month ago a number of people volunteered to gather information or form a group to work on a particular issue. Here’s what happened!!! (this report is also available for download) Eastbourne Community Board – the creation of this network was facilitated by the EastbourneCommunity Board which will host the website, manage the contact list and pay some costs such as theRead More →

Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays Shared Path

Tupua Horo Nuku – Eastern bays Shared Path – November e-newsletter. The latest news on the shared path construction progress, seawall construction details, and the much commented on temporary wave defence barriers (no, the path will not be extending out that far ) Detailed design and consultation of the northern bays has begun, links are included. Too much to include here so click to download. You can also sign up to receive these newsletters directly – links are included in this document.Read More →

GROUP REPORTS FROM CLIMATE MEETING Find out more about the Climate Response Network We had a really positive inaugural meeting of the Eastern Bays Climate Network. It was great to see so many people engaging with people they had never met and the enthusiasm for positive action. I have attached the full list of ideas so those who were unable to come can see what was canvassed so far. If there is anything on the list you would like to become involved in let me know and maybe other groups will develop. * Meeting Wednesday November 16  St Ronan’s Hall – after that we may not meetRead More →

Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays Shared Path e-newsletter Welcome to the Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays Shared Path project email newsletter. We are working hard to prepare for construction of Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays Shared Path. Key milestones over recent months include Te Huringa-nuku, the sod-turning, amongst other exciting events. We have also been further developing the design plans for Mā-koromiko and Sunshine Bay ahead of construction beginning here. Read the October newsletter  or you can find out more about the project hereRead More →

Community information session (St Ronan’s Church & live-streamed 7:30pm Thursday 11 August Information session about construction in person or on a live-stream on the Hutt City Council Facebook page. Project updates and information are available on the Tupua Horo Nuku project webpage Local updates will be available on the project page on this site. More information about the sequence of construction, seawall design, traffic management, environmental management and timeframe. Q & A session followed. The recording is also available on the HCC Facebook pageRead More →

Sea level rise is a real issue for Eastbourne – the recently released mapping system highlights not only the levels of sea level rise we can expect, but also the compounding effect of geololgical sinking, we are going down while the sea is coming up. TVNZ news report (Eastbourne features in second video) The Searise mapping system can be accessed here  Read More →

In 2014 the Eastbourne Community Board conducted a survey of Eastbourne and the Bays to gauge the wellbeing and satisfaction of the residents and to identify issues of importance to the community. The information gathered in the survey could then be used to guide the Board in representations to Hutt City Council and to provide data that could be referred to in the event of any regional amalgamation. The data from the survey could be used by individuals, community groups and businesses to make Eastbourne’s voice heard in a larger government structure. Questions in the survey were designed to find out the priority residents placedRead More →

Wellington Water are closing a lane on Seaview Road from Monday 21 February As part of our work to improve our wastewater resilience, we are duplicating a section of pipe from Barber Grove, down the middle of Randwick Road, to the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant. We’re starting work this Monday and installing traffic management on Seaview Road, outside the cemetery. Part of the two-lane road heading towards the roundabout will be decreased to one lane. Have a look at the red arrow below. While we’ll try our best not to cause congestion, this part of the project requires us dig a trench to install theRead More →

Starting this month (February) Wellington Water are duplicating a section of pipe from Barber Grove, down the middle of Randwick Road, to the Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant. This will involve a trench along Seaview Road, and tunneling along Randwick Road. It will also require the (temporary) removal of the sculpture from Seaview Roundabout. Lanes will be kept open but those travelling between Eastbourne to/ from Wellington CBD/Petone may prefer using Port Road as a bypass. Full details are available here The Barber Grove to Seaview Wastewater Treatment Plant Pipe Duplication ProjectRead More →

Ōkiwinui Eastbourne is part of the Harbour Ward of Hutt City. For urgent noise, pollution, sewer, water, storm water and animal issues please call us on 570 6666. – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Otherwise, use the online portal to Report a Problem Any issues logged through Report a Problem outside of business hours (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm) will be dealt with on the next business day. Once you’re in the portal, you have to enter the following information: Subject – choose from the menu Additional information – give more details about what’s happening for you Attach a photo – you can choose toRead More →

Completed! “After a busy and challenging wet winter, the Barber Grove project team has completed the installation of a 220 metre new pipe! “ This is an upgrade project being carried out by Wellington Water – the immediate impact will be disruption of traffic along Seaview Road so please allow for that in your travels. The information below is from the project page, so check that page out for more information and project profgress and updates. What we’re doing As part of our work to improve our wastewater resilience, we are duplicating a section of pipe from Barber Grove, down the middle of Randwick Road,Read More →

Tupua Horo Nuku Eastern Bays Shared Path

The Eastern Bays shared path is a 4.4 kilometre walking and cycling path to be built along Marine Drive between Ngau Matau (Point Howard) and Eastbourne. It will be called Tupua Horo Nuku, a name that evokes the narrative of the Tupua, Ngake, one of the two creators of the Harbour in traditional Māori narrative. The name was gifted to the project by Te Atiawa Taranaki Whānui, as part of the partnership between iwi and Hutt City Council. We are preparing for the construction stage of the project. Work is due to start in the southern portion in Mid-2022. Go to the Hutt City projectRead More →