Te Awamutu Community Board

Te Awamutu-Kihikihi Subdivision
The Te Awamutu Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Waipa District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of seven members: five members elected by voters, including four members from your area, and one councillor from the Waipa District council. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Te Awamutu Community Board election.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

Recreation and culture

From parks and libraries to museums and art galleries, councils can be a key supporter of sporting, recreational and cultural events that bring communities to life. Community facilities, including sports grounds and town halls, are often owned and run by councils.

  • Renew the toilets at the Te Awamutu Stadium.

    Support local communities to have a say in the future shape and nature of their spaces. To ensure their voices are heard and listened to.

    Support more street art on our buildings around the towns.

  • People first. Smiles are contagious. Let's focus on what we do have and make this even better. It's a no to unnecessary spending.

  • Ensure the Memorial is maintained to the standard it is meant to be. It is not a park but a war memorial to honour WW2.

    Promote replacing the football field at the stadium with a better surface like artificial grass. Very soggy with wet weather.

  • Continue with current plan to provide a museum showcasing local history and artefacts – encouraging tourism.

    Proceed with plans for a skatepark in Kihikihi as this area is experiencing growth and attracting families to the area.

  • Making a provision for an art gallery in the old Bunnings building alongside the town museum when work has commenced on the project.

    Ensure that there is a sinking lid of liquor outlets and bars – there are enough in the ward.

    Reintroducing and promoting festivals in Te Awamutu which have been successful in the past and has put Te Awamutu/Kihikihi on the map.

  • Renew the toilets at the Te Awamutu Stadium.

    Support local communities to have a say in the future shape and nature of their spaces. To ensure their voices are heard and listened to.

    Support more street art on our buildings around the towns.

  • People first. Smiles are contagious. Let's focus on what we do have and make this even better. It's a no to unnecessary spending.

  • Ensure the Memorial is maintained to the standard it is meant to be. It is not a park but a war memorial to honour WW2.

    Promote replacing the football field at the stadium with a better surface like artificial grass. Very soggy with wet weather.

  • Continue with current plan to provide a museum showcasing local history and artefacts – encouraging tourism.

    Proceed with plans for a skatepark in Kihikihi as this area is experiencing growth and attracting families to the area.

  • Making a provision for an art gallery in the old Bunnings building alongside the town museum when work has commenced on the project.

    Ensure that there is a sinking lid of liquor outlets and bars – there are enough in the ward.

    Reintroducing and promoting festivals in Te Awamutu which have been successful in the past and has put Te Awamutu/Kihikihi on the map.