District Council Media Release
22 September 2016
name for North Balclutha Subdivision
North Balclutha subdivision received an official new name at today’s Council
Council development will now be known as Plantation Heights.
reflects the fact that the subdivision land was a former forestry block.
agreed to spend some more time thinking about street and reserve names and to
make a final decision about those at the Council meeting on 6 October.
names up for debate were the result of a naming competition, which saw members
of the public suggest names and the reasons behind them.
entries were received overall, made up of 34 subdivision name suggestions, 57
street names and 32 reserve land names.
number of clear themes were identified including forestry, Maori names, place
names, Scottish heritage and local history.
Chief Executive Steve Hill commended the entrants for the calibre of the names
suggested and the thought that had been put in to them.
is pleased with the positive interest in and progress of the 27-hectare
residential development, which is bordered by Johnston Road and McNeill Street
and will have a variety of residential and lifestyle sections.
winners and prizes won't be announced until after the 6 October Council