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Coastlands and Rimu Road

Connecting Coastlands to the Civic Precinct

Artist's impression of the signalised pedestrian crossing on Rimu Road

Work to upgrade and improve the intersection at Rimu Road and Iver Trask Place including the installation of a signalised pedestrian crossing outside Coastlands' newest retail pod (Tākiri House), is planned for early 2018.

Installation of the crossing forms part of our work to establish Rimu Road as the main street – part of the vision for the Paraparaumu town centre transformation.

This crossing will make it safer and easier for people to get between Coastlands, the civic precinct, Kāpiti Road and beyond.

Work to construct the crossing will include installing traffic/pedestrian lights, drainage, road layout, planting and resurfacing.

Update February 2018

We are currently reviewing costs and the programme, and will update this page shortly.

You can view the plans for this crossing here.

Project timing

Construction of the new crossing is planned to start early 2018 and will take about six months to complete subject to dry weather.

The entire town centres transformation project is a 14-year programme of work.

Retail expansion on Rimu Road

Working together on transforming our town centre

Town centres are at the heart of our communities. We want Paraparaumu town centre to be vibrant, diverse and thriving – a place where people want to spend time and where they can access the services they need safely.

Transforming our town centres will take time and means working together with business, investors and the community. The Council cannot do this on its own.

View from coastlands beyond Takiri Building

Coastlands has built an exciting new two-storey retail space in the carpark adjoining Rimu Road. Known as Tākiri House it will be a bustling hub of retail and café activity helping to link Coastlands to the civic precinct.

The Council and Coastlands continues to work together to share and align ideas for developments that will transform Rimu Road into the main street of Paraparaumu.

Linking with the masterplan

This retail expansion supports the delivery of the Council’s masterplan for transforming Paraparaumu town centre.

Work has been scheduled over a 14-year programme of activity.