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Reserve management plan Te Rautaki mō ngā Whenua tāpui

Resource Management Plan


We asked you what you’d like us to consider about about our parks and reserves as part of our reserve management plan. What your ideal park or reserve looked like. What could we do to improve your use and enjoyment of all our parks and reserves.

Feedback on this has now closed.

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).

You told us what you think | Kua kōrero mai koe ōu whakaaro, tēnā rawa atu koe

Thanks for letting us know your thoughts. The first opportunity to provide feedback has now closed.

We’ll use your feedback to come up with a draft plan.

Keep an eye out for our draft plan later in the year to see where our conversations with the community got to.

You’ll have another opportunity to provide feedback on the draft to make sure we got it right.

Timeline for the Reserve Management Plan

Reserve Management Plan timeline