The lights at each end of the footbridge between Woodside Reserve/Rd and Sunline Avenue have now been switched on along with several in Woodside Reserve which run alongside the path. The lights are the same as the ones installed in Riverpark Reserve and are really bright. Neighbours report that the lights are still on at 2am so we will be investigating exactly what hours they are operational as the lights in Riverpark Reserve are turned off at about 11:15pm. It’s fantastic to finally have this lighting project complete.
Our grateful thanks go to the Massey Community Board who initially supported the project and all the Auckland Council staff who were involved in working with us from the start of the project (Mandy McMullin, Graeme Davies, Mark Miller, Ian Lamont) and then implementing the project through designs, consents and installation. In particular, we would like to acknowledge the efforts of Mark Miller who kept us regularly informed on progress over a long period of time and Ian Lamont who inherited the project from Mark and coordinated the planting by the footbridge. The fence adjacent to the bridge is a major target for tagging so we hope that people will report the tagging to Auckland Council or TagOut Trust as soon as they see it so that the area is kept clean. People should also report any rubbish dumping to Auckland Council by telephone or online form.
Read the background story to this project.