Reserve management plan Te Rautaki mō ngā Whenua tāpui

Resource Management Plan


Preparing a reserve management plan for our district.

What we’re proposing

We’re reviewing the current Reserve Management Plan (2006) and adding new parks and reserves. We want to know what your ideal park or reserve looks like? What could we do to improve your use and enjoyment of all our parks and reserves.

Read the documents | Pānui ngā tuhinga

Frequently Asked Questions

It provides a guideline for what can happen on the parks and reserves into the future.

It’s required by the Reserves Act 1977.

The HDC Reserve Management Plan was prepared in 2006. It was fit for purpose for its time and what we were using reserves for.

We want to ensure that the plan meets the needs of the community from now and for the next 10 yrs.

We want to ensure that we engage well with Māori and that Māori have a large input into the plan.

We have new reserves that need to be added as well as new policies, plans and strategies.

Land which the Council has decision making powers over.

It includes both reserves held under the Reserves Act and other land held for park purposes under the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA). It also includes land owned by the Crown but controlled and managed by the Council as a reserve.

In 2006 we had 56 Reserves within the Hauraki District Council Boundaries.

Now we are proposing 82 reserves (26 are new):

  • 25 in the Paeroa Ward (5 new)
  • 35 in the Plains/Wharekawa Coast (15 new)
  • 22 in the Waihī (6 new).

How to tell us what you think | He aha ōu whakaaro, korero mai

Fill in our on line survey forms:

Email us at:

Phone us on: (07) 862 8609 or 0800 734 834 (from within district)

Write to us at:
1 William St, Paeroa, 3600
PO Box 17, Paeroa, 3640

Feedback closes 4pm, 15 August 2021

Timeline for the Reserve Management Plan

Reserve Management Plan timeline