The Placemaking group had its regular monthly meeting on 18 July in the Beach Haven Hall.
Lisbeth Alley has stepped down from the chairpersons role after four years of dedicated work which saw the Opaketai Beach Haven Garden go from a dream to a reality. The group reiterated the incredible work that Lisbeth has done and was glad that she will continue to be part of the group.
Damian Light has taken over as chairperson, acknowledging that Lisbeth has set the bar very high.
Also discussed was the plans for the information pylon that is to be put into the Garden - it's going to be extended to allow for more information to be captured.
The group also confirmed the design for the sign that will be added to the Beach Haven and Rangatira Roads Gateways to welcome people to Beach Haven.