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Operative District Plan

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"Purihia kia mau nga taonga tuku iho mahia nga mahi i roto i te Kaunihera o Te Wairoa i roto i te mana o Kahungunu ki te Wairoa"

At its meeting on 14 June 2005, the Wairoa District Council approved the Proposed Wairoa District Plan prepared under the provisions of the Resource Management Act 1991. Council resolved that the Plan be made operative from 25 June 2005, pursuant to Clause 20 of the First Schedule. For more information regarding the District Plan contact the Wairoa District Council here.

Planning Maps

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Background

On 12 August 1999, the Wairoa District Council publicly notified its Proposed District Plan and invited public submissions to it. There were 54 submissions received raising over 1600 individual submission points. A further 24 people lodged further submissions in support or opposition to these submissions.

Hearings on the submissions ran from September through November 2000. Decisions on submissions were made by Council resolution on 14 February 2001, and approved for public notification by Council resolution on 27 March 2001. Some of these decisions were then referred to the Environment Court.

A total of 10 references were referred to the Environment Court with a total of 109 individual points of reference. All of these references have now been settled by consent orders approved by the Environment Court, or have been withdrawn.

This District Plan became operative on 25 June 2005 and incorporates all of the Council's decisions, and all changes resulting from consent orders approved by the Environment Court, in respect of the Proposed District Plan.

Wairoa District Council notified ‘Proposed Plan Change 1B – Coastal Protection', on 15th February 2007. Decisions on submissions to the Plan Change were released on 16th August 2007. Plan Change 1B (as amended) was made operative on 23rd of November 2016.

Documents

The Operative District Plan can be downloaded below. Alternatively copies of the Wairoa District Plan are available for viewing at the District Council and the Wairoa Centennial Library.

Download the FULL Operative District Plan.

Due to the size of the District Plan the following links are available for you to review each chapter individually.

Part A - Introduction to the District Plan

Part B - Resource Management Strategy

Part C - Land Management Zones

Part D - District Wide Rules

Part E - Applying for Resource Consent

Appendices

Schedules

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