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Tongan Community Centre, Chatham Park

The Hawke’s Bay Tongan Community Langafonua Society Inc, based in Flaxmere, is seeking to lease about 1,900m2 of Chatham Park, on which to build and run a community centre.
Ko e Hawke’s Bay Tongan Community Langafonua Society Inc, tu’u ‘i Flaxmere, ‘oku nau faka’amu ke lisi e kelekele fakafuofua ki he 1,900m2 ‘i he Chatham Park, koe‘uhi ke langa mo fakalele ai ‘a e Senitā Fakakomiunitī.

Chatham ParkThe image above shows the proposed location of the centre in the park.
Ko e ‘imisi ‘i ‘olunga, ‘oku ne fakahā atu ai e tu’u’anga ‘o e Senitā ‘i he paaka.

The community centre, which will be paid for and operated by the society, will cater for a range of activities including cultural, religious, educational and other wellbeing initiatives for the Tongan and wider community.
Ko e komiuniti senita ni, ‘aia 'e totongi hono ngaue’aki pea fakalele ‘e he Sosaieti, ‘e malava ke fakahoko ai 'ae ngaahi fatongia kehekehe ‘o kau ai e ngaahi fatongia fakafonua, fakalotu, fakaako, mo ha ngaahi taumu’a ki he lelei fakalukufua ‘a e Tonga mo e komiuniti fakakatoa.

Community facilities for sport, recreation or cultural use are allowed on parks under the Districtwide Reserve Management Plan (2.2), subject to community consultation.).
Ko e ngaahi naunau fakakomiuniti ki he sipoti, fakatupulekina pe koe ngaahi fiema’u fakafonua ‘aia ‘oku ngofua hono fakahoko 'i he paaka 'ihe malumalu ‘o e Districtwide Reserve Management Plan (2.2), fakatatau ki he feongoongoi fakakomiuniti.

Let us know what you think of this proposal.
Talamai ange ho’o fakakaukau ki he fokotu’utu’u ko ‘eni.

Make a submission
Fakahu mai ho’o fakakaukau

You can complete the online form below or download the printable PDF and drop it into the submission box at the Flaxmere Community Centre, email it to or post it to:
Teke lava ‘o fakafonu 'onilaini ‘i he foomu ‘i lalo pe download ‘a e foomu PDF keke toki paaki, fakafonu pea toki fa’o ki he puha kuo teuteu’i ‘i he Flaxmere Komiuniti Senita pe ‘imeili ki he pe pousi ia ki he:

Public Spaces and Building Assets Manager
Asset Management
Hastings District Council
Private Bag 9002
Hastings 4156

Submissions close 5pm Friday 16 Febrary 2024.
‘E tapuni ‘a e fakahu fakakaukau ni ‘i he 5pm efiafi Falaite 16 Fepueli 2024.

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Phone: +64 6 871 5000
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