Workshops and briefings

See when councillors and the Mayor are discussing upcoming key topics.

Please be aware that workshop times can shift on that day as they follow formal committee meetings.

13 March

Vegetation Framework workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document Vegetation Framework Review(PDF, 8MB)

20 March

Reserve Development & Management Plan – Ashhurst Domain
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document Phase 1: Early engagement workshop document(PDF, 1MB)
Engagement Report(PDF, 321KB)

27 March

Parking Framework briefing
Time 8.15am, before committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document Parking Framework Council Briefing(PDF, 1MB)
Executive summary – Palmerston North draft Parking Framework(PDF, 711KB)
Review of Sun Protection Policy and Healthy Beverages Policy workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document Presentation document(PDF, 1MB)

24 April

Events Forum briefing
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document  

5 June

He Rā Ki Tua (Horizons Region Spaces and Places Plan for Sport and Recreation) briefing
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document  

19 June

Nature Calls update briefing
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Not open to the public, to enable Council to conduct negotiations
Document  

18 September

NZTA Waka Kotahi – Transport Planning and Funding Framework briefing
Time From 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue Missoula Room
Document  

2023 workshops

22 February

Annual Budget workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Capital Programme Detail for workshop(PDF, 330KB)
Renewal Capital Programme Detail forWorkshop(PDF, 280KB)
Operating Programme Detail for Workshop(PDF, 329KB)
Workshop presentation 15 Feb(PDF, 984KB)

1 March

New Speed Management Plan Development workshop
Time Following Council meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document

This workshop was cancelled.

29 March

Gambling Policy workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Class 4 gambling venue policy review workshop document(PDF, 515KB)

19 April

Public Art Policy workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Public Art Policy workshop document(PDF, 1MB)

10 May

Transport Planning, Strategic Networks & Priority Routes briefing
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document briefing document(PDF, 2MB)

16 May

Long Term Plan workshop
Time Following council meeting
Venue Council Chamber
Document Workshop agenda(PDF, 258KB)
Presentation document(PDF, 2MB)
Long Term Plan Survey Summary(PDF, 801KB)

24 May

Events and Marketing Forum
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document

Agenda(PDF, 157KB)

Community Events Review 2023(PDF, 703KB)

City marketing + business events overview(PDF, 769KB)

24 May

Aquatics Review briefing
Time 2pm
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document PNCC Aquatic Recreation Needs Assessment(PDF, 541KB)

June

International Relations Policy workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document

9 August

Housing outcomes for 17 Summerhays Street
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Workshop slides - Summerhays Street(PDF, 1MB)
Rates review
Time 2.15pm
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Rates review slides(PDF, 1MB)

23 August

Risk management
Time 1pm
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Business Assurance workshop document(PDF, 653KB)
Risk management workshop presentation(PDF, 543KB)
Support document for risk management workshop(PDF, 569KB)

30 August

Parking framework
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Parking Framework workshop slides(PPTX, 19MB)

13 September

Options for investment in Palmerston North Airport Ltd
Time Following committee meeting
Venue This workshop is confidential to allow Council to discuss its commercial activities
Document  
Progress update - implementation of Featherston Street and Summerhill Drive pedestrian and cycleway improvements
Time 2.45pm (following Palmerston North Airport Ltd workshop)
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Featherston Street cycleway and Summerhill Drive cycleway presentation document(PDF, 2MB)
Transport choices for Summerhill Drive cycleway(PDF, 12MB)
Transport choices for Featherston Street cycleway detailed design(PDF, 22MB)

27 September

Procurement
Time 2pm
Venue Council Chamber
Document Governance Procurement Policy workshop slides(PDF, 1MB)
Draft of Governance Procurement Policy for Palmerston North City Council(PDF, 1MB)

6 October

Long Term Plan workshop Session 1
Time 9am – 2pm
Venue Council Chamber
Document LTP workshop slides(PDF, 2MB)

11 October


Future for Local Government workshop
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document Future for Local Government workshop document(PDF, 653KB)

3 November

Long Term Plan workshop Session2
Time 9am – 12pm
Venue Council Chamber
Document Workshop slides(PDF, 807KB)
City Centre Indicative Business Case workshop
Time 1pm
Venue Council Chamber
Document City Centre Indicative Business Case Project briefing(PDF, 2MB)
Feasibility Study - Community Libraries and Community Hubs workshop
Time 3pm
Venue Council Chamber
Document Feasibility Study: Community Libraries + Community Facilities(PDF, 876KB)

22 November

Rates Review workshop 2
Time Following committee meeting
Venue Missoula Room
Document (PDF, 8MB)Rates review(PDF, 8MB)  

2022 workshops

31 August

The three Local Government reforms
Time 9am
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Integrated Reform Planning - Workshop 31 August 22(PDF, 326KB)
Council’s role in strategic property development
Time 10am
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Council's role in strategic property development-workshop 31 August 22(PDF, 1MB)
Response to Committee resolution:
Role of Council and future options for old Post Office (High Flyers) building
Time 11am
Venue Not open to the public, concerns a privately owned building and to enable Council to conduct commercial activities and negotiations.
Civic and Cultural Precinct Masterplan
Time 1pm-3pm
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Palmerston North Civic and Cultural Precinct Masterplan - workshop 31 August 22(PDF, 7MB)

9 November

Remuneration Pool and Expenses Policy
Time Following Council meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Presentation - Remuneration and Expenses 2022(PPTX, 2MB)

16 November

Standing Orders
Time Following Council meeting
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Standing Orders for review(PDF, 279KB)

23 November

Procurement Policy
Time 9am
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Presentation Procurement in Papaioea(PDF, 2MB)
Financial Delegations review
Time Following Procurement Policy workshop
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Financial Delegations Workshop slides(PDF, 816KB)
Arena Masterplan review
Time Following Financial Delegations Review workshop
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document CET Arena MasterPlan Study 2017(PDF, 5MB)
CET Arena Masterplan Review(PDF, 1MB)

30 November

Water Discharge Consent and Adaptive Management framework (Nature Calls consent) Briefing
Time 1pm
Venue Council Chamber, Civic Administration Building
Document Nature Calls presentation(PDF, 2MB)
Resource consenting process for Nature Calls(PDF, 131KB)

2 December

2024 Long-term Plan: strategic scene setting workshop
Time 9am
Venue Caccia Birch
Document 2024 Long-term Plan Strategic Scene Setting workshop - agenda(PDF, 160KB)
Long-term Plan recap - key issues context(PDF, 1MB)
Long-term plan workshop - City context presentation(PDF, 3MB)
Long-term plan workshop - Strategic direction presentation(PDF, 1MB)
Long-term plan workshop - next steps project plan(PDF, 490KB)
Long-term plan workshop - Actions from the plans(PDF, 1MB)

19 December

Future for Local Government Draft Report - development of Council submission
Time 10am - 12pm
Venue Missoula Room, Level 1 Civic Administration Building
Document Future for Local Government Workshop(PDF, 420KB)