The Miramar BID is a non-political organisation driven by a voluntary executive committee dedicated to furthering economic development for Miramar. Together with the businesses, landlords and the community we are working to enhance prosperity, safety and security in Miramar.
Currently the BID provides 3 hotspots: Larder, Gasworks and Miramar Vet (free access, no data cap). The BID is currently working with NZWireless (our current provider) for additional hotspots and have confirmation for three new Hotspots - watch this space - Peninsula Medical Centre, Unichem Pharmacy and the Peninsula Dentist, with continuing discussions with other businesses to add more hotspots.
"Century of the Machine" is a mural which recognizes the Miramar Peninsula’s long and fascinating links to transport. It is located on Cobham Drive under the Wellington sign, just South of the Miramar cutting.
"The Miramar Dog" is a mural in Park Road. Named after a book by a local author, this artwork depicts an oversized book shelf painted on the front of a power transformer building.
Wellington City Council in conjunction with Miramar BID are currently working on a project to install Bike Racks in areas frequented by push Bike riders. These Bike racks are to be installed on WCC land.
The Miramar BID and WCC have currently identified area's such as cafe's, medical center's, retail businesses - along with several other locations.
Location of bike racks:
Following the earthquake and flooding the Board has identified the need to have an Emergency - Resilience plan in place, the Board are talking with relevant parties to ensure businesses are prepared and are keen to hear from businesses as to what they could contribute to an emergency plan.
The BID are currently working with WCC and their consultants on the Miramar Ave Development project, this project is a long term project with continuing discussions with the Community.
Establish and prove the credibility of the BID and demonstrate its core value to the local business community.
Develop a strong brand identity and reputation for Miramar that connects with businesses, locals and visitors.
Support and develop Miramar's local economy and leverage current strengths for wider benefit.
Positively influence strategic investment in and around Miramar.