Ideas Sought for Patea Signs

Ideas Sought for Patea Signs

Monday, September 04, 2017

Patea Ward residents are being asked to submit their ideas for new town entrance signs.

South Taranaki District Council (STDC) community development manager, Claire Symes, says the town’s northern entranceway sign was recently damaged in a storm and the Community Board thought it would be a good opportunity to ask the community if they would like to keep the existing signs or replace them with a new image that represents Patea.

“The Patea Community Board are inviting residents/artists living in the Patea Ward to send in images they would like to see on the signs by 27 October,” says Claire.

“The images will need to be digital files, 300dpi at the physical output (e.g 2400mm x 1200 mm) in PDF or JPEG format and can be sent to ,” she says.

After 27 October the Patea Community Board will narrow down the entries to four, which will go on display in the Patea LibraryPlus, along with the existing image.

During November residents can then vote for the one they like the best.

“Something to keep in mind is that words welcoming people to Patea will eventually be added too.”

The winning image will be announced at an event at the LibraryPlus in December.

Claire says a similar exercise was done for the Waverley Town signs which was very successful and generated a lot of interest.

For further information please contact Claire Symes on 0800 111 323 or email