Karori Town Centre: Public Space Improvement Project

$1 million is available to enhance public spaces in the Karori Town Centre.

This work builds on the vision developed by the community in 2017 for the Karori Project.

Current Status: Design phase

We’re going through 300+ public submissions received through a public engagement process that happened between 5 and 28 November 2018. Thank you for your time and interest in this project.  This now completes public engagement. 

We plan to announce the final selection and publish a summary of the engagement results by the end of January 2019.   

Past public engagement

  • August 2018: 49 people attended an introduction evening at the Karori Community Centre. People that attended included residents; business owners; representatives from local groups, schools and businesses; and Onslow-Western Ward Councillors. To read more about the event see: News - Public give feedback on shape of Karori’s future 27.08.18.
  • September workshop: Developed ideas and tested solutions.
  • October workshop: Assessed draft options against design criteria and Karori’s future vision
  • 5-28 November: Public engagement. We asked feedback on four design options. 

Proposal documents

About the project

This project builds on the work from the 2017 Karori Plan which established four ‘shifts’ to take Karori from where it is now to where it should be. 

These are:

  • Having Green to Living Green
  • Split to Connected
  • Outpost to Magnet
  • Dormitory to Daytime Economy

If you aren’t familiar with the 2017 Karori Plan, you can find out more at: Karori Project 2017

More information

Gerald Blunt, Design Manager
Urban Design team
Phone: 04 499 4444
Email: ud.karori@wcc.govt.nz