A steady stream of people provided plenty of ideas for the refurbishment and extension of Whangārei's Pohe Island skate park.

Suggestions included a smoother surface, lights so people can scoot, skate and ride later into the evening, rubbish bins, a new street section added to the park and more.

Whangārei District Council and skatepark designer Rich Landscapes held a workshop to gather ideas at the skatepark last week.

The council had no preconceived ideas heading into the workshop and said no plans or sketches had been produced - it wanted to hear from as many people as possible, and the