Annual Plan 2017/18

​​​​​​​​​​We have prepared our 2017/18 Annual Plan Consultation Document to outline the key changes we are proposing to make to year three of our 10-Year Plan 2015–2025. 

Six changes a​​​re p​​roposed:

  • Contributing $1M towards roofing the Whanganui Regional Velodrome at Cooks Gardens
  • Introducing a $50.00 charge for all properties not connected to the Whanganui, Mowhanau and Marybank wastewater schemes
  • Installing a pedestrian crossing in Taupo Quay near Drews Avenue
  • Constructing a shellrock footpath on Springvale Road
  • Providing $100,000 to the Town Centre Regeneration Fund
  • Repairing Lower Whanganui River Infrastructure for just over $400,000

As well as those changes, it’s important for you to know about any other projects or changes to funding which have come up since our 10-Year Plan 2015–2025 was adopted. That information can also be found in the Consultation Document and our supporting documents.

Download the Consultation Document ↓​

Make a sub​mission online →

Alternatively you can email your thoughts to policysubmissions@whangan​ui.govt.nz or drop a submission form into the Council building in Guyton Street. 

Hard copies of the Consultation Document, supporting documents and a submission form are available from:

  • Customer Services Counter at the Council’s Municipal Building, 101 Guyton Street
  • Davis Library, Queen’s Park
  • Goville Cafe Library
  • Mobile Library.

Submissions open on Monday 10 April 2017 and close at
4.00pm on Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

For further information contact our Policy Team at 
policysubmissions@whangan​ui.govt.nz​​ or call 06 3490001.

Supporting Docume​nts​

​​Supporting Information and Project Upd​ates (PDF, 380KB) ​This document includes updates on New Zealand Glassworks – Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG), Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua, Cycleways, Trade Waste Bylaw, LED Lighting, Whanganui Port Development, Wharf Street Boat Ramp, Satellite Recycling Centres, Pensioner Housing, Wakefield Street, Bridge, Other Changes of Interest, Funding Impact Statement and Rates Information, Fees and Charges, Funding Changes, Changes to Debt, Rates for Different Types of Property and the Impact of Revaluation.
Significance and Engagement Policy (PDF, 356KB) ​This policy outlines Council’s approach to determining the significance of proposals and decisions, and includes criteria and procedures the Council will use in assessing which issues, proposals, decisions and other matters are significant.
Leading Edge Strategy​ (PDF, 926KB)The vision for the Whanganui District Council and our community.​ (PDF, 796KB).
​​10-Year Plan 2015–2025 Volume 1 ​(​PDF, 3.45MB) This includes the Financial Strategy. 
10-Year Pla​n 2015–2025 Volume 2 ​​(PDF, 1.7MB)
Economic Development Strategy ​(PDF, 3.9MB)The Economic Development Strategy sets out how our district will achieve the aspirational vision to become Leading Edge. Its purpose is to make Whanganui a prosperous community. 
​Whanganui Port Revitalisation Draft MasterplanThe draft masterplan incorporates ideas from the project’s four reference groups which represent the marine, recreational and community, commercial and industry and education sectors.
​Town Centre Regeneration StrategyThis strategy will guide future plan changes, resource consents, and infrastructure planning in Whanganui’s town centre. 
Manawatu-Whanganui Economi​c Action Plan – Accelerate25​This Action Plan is the practical ‘road map’ to accelerate social and economic growth in the region through to 2025.
Te Pae Tawhiti​This document is the Manawatū-Whanganui Māori Economic Development Strategy 2016–2040. Te Pae Tawhiti reflects the vision of iwi, hapū and whanau for a future where economic growth can be realised as a conduit to the sustainability and well-being of whānau, lands, waterways, marae, language and future generations.​​



















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