The story of a Patumahoe Hill Community Lookout….

I was speaking to someone this week and after a while understood that I could not explain to them effectively the amount of work that goes into trying to inform and engage community even before a proposal is presented to community.

I decided to try and concisely track how just one project – a community-led design for the Patumahoe Hill Community Summit came into being.

While I have been involved in the Patumahoe Hill summit proposal, I have not been the primary driver and going through the process systematically have gained even more admiration for the amount and effort put in by Andrew Sinclair.

For those, like me, who are compulsive readers, there are 14 pages of timeline there. For skim readers, pick and choose. But remember, this does not include the detail of the number of documents, conversations emails, meetings, events or processes that have been undertaken to get to this point.

And, as always – feel free to comment at the end of this post.

And though I would love to pretend otherwise – any errors are my own, and please contact me if you have corrections or clarifications you wish to be made.

Download pdf: The story of Patumahoe Hill Community Summit proposal

The Story Patumahoe Hill Community Summit Proposal

Previous posts on this particular topic can be read by clicking on the links below:
Patumahoe Hill Community Lookout
Views from the summit
Community Meeting – 13th September 2012
Private Plan Change 37 – Patumahoe Hill Structure Plan
Patumahoe Hill – Community Amenity proposal
Patumahoe Community Meeting – 19 March 2014

Comments

  1. Fantastic job Andrew.

    Knew it took a lot of effort, didn’t realise it was that much.

    Appreciate the time and care taken to treat everyone with respect.

  2. Caroline Evans says:

    What an amazing effort, Patumahoe can only gain from having such dedicated people like Andrew Sinclair . I lived in Patumahoe for a number of years and love the direction it is heading in, what wonderful opportunity PVI is for giving villagers a voice improving place they live.

    Caroline

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