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Dog exercise area to open in Ascot Park

Dog exercise area in Ascot Park

The dog exercise area, coloured blue, will be officially opened on 22 December.

The dog exercise area for Ascot Park in eastern Porirua will be officially opened on Saturday.

The project was funded by Porirua City Council through its Village Planning programme in partnership with the Ascot Park Neighbours Association.

It covers more than 5000 square metres and includes pedestrian airlock gateways, a dog watering station, circular gravel pathway, litter bins and macrocarpa benches.

The park, which is next to the Bernie Wood Turf, is for use during daytime hours only.

There are multiple entrance points, with the main parking areas being at the park itself, on Conclusion St or Warspite Ave.

Eastern Ward Councillor Faafoi Seiuli says this is an excellent example of the city council and residents working together to come up with a facility that will be well-used.

“I’m really proud to see the dog exercise area completed for the summer we have ahead.

“This project is a win for our community, a place for people to bring their pets to socialise.

“It’s a credit to the neighbours association that this has been achieved.”

The dog exercise area will be opened on Saturday by Porirua Mayor Mike Tana.

18 Dec 2018