We’re seeking feedback on the Tauranga Urban Strategy and the Future Development Strategy so you can have your say on the direction for Tauranga and the wider western Bay of Plenty.
Consultation on the Urban Strategy has been combined with consultation on the SmartGrowth Future Development Strategy. We’d love to hear what you think.
Please provide your feedback on the proposal by 5pm November 5 2018.
Drop in to one of our community conversations
As part of the consultation on the Future Development Strategy and Tauranga Urban Strategy, we’re holding a series of community conversations in different parts of the western Bay of Plenty and you’re welcome to drop in to find out more and to tell us what you think. You can make a more formal submission but, if you’d rather just tell us face to face, we’ll have someone there to record your comments and they will be considered with the submissions.
|Settlers' Lounge, Te Puke War Memorial Hall, Te Puke
(co-hosted with Te Puke EDG)
|Wednesday, 17 October 2018
|Uretara Room, The Centre Pātuki Manawa, Katikati
(co-hosted with Katch Katikati)
|Thursday, 18 October 2018
|Western Bay of Plenty District Council, Barkes Corner, Greerton
||Tuesday, 23 October 2018
|Aihe Room, Papamoa Library, Papamoa
||Thursday, 25 October 2018
|Tauranga Art Gallery, 108 Willow Street, Tauranga
||Wednesday, 31 October 2018
What we have heard so far
From February through to April, we met with Tangata Whenua and a range of key stake holders. We also conducted an online survey to seek initial thoughts from the community. Our online survey closed at the end of March, after receiving over 750 responses. We used the feedback received to revise the draft Urban Strategy.
Some of the key topics people raised included:
- communication and engagement
- strategy development and integration
- community wellbeing and health
- alignment between land use and transport
- investing in centres
- housing and intensification
- planning and development
Summary of feedback on the draft Tauranga Urban Strategy (107kb pdf)