Looking Ahead

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COVID-19 – what we’re doing

We are now at alert level 1.

Our services have returned to normal but it’s important we keep up with basic hygiene measures including washing your hands and coughing or sneezing into your elbow.

For all information and updates on COVID-19 in New Zealand, go to covid19.govt.nz

What is Wharekawa Coast 2120 about?

A jointly developed and community-led plan – Wharekawa Coast 2120.

  • Working together with our communities, councils and iwi to look at a range of issues over the next 100 years.
  • Using technical expertise to help us understand the issues.
  • Planning how we will respond to natural hazard risks in the future, because recognising what we know about these risks may change 10, 20 and 100 years down the track.
  • Looking at opportunities for the growth and development of our communities on the Kaiaua Coast.

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What have we done so far?

  • The setting up work is done therefore we need you!
  • It was agreed that our council, the regional council and Iwi, will work together on a joint Working Party to oversee the project.
  • A group of Waikato Regional CouncilWaikato District Council, and Hauraki District Council staff to work on the project.
  • There are consultants with expertise in adaptive planning to help us.
  • We’ve drafted the project plan and timeline.
  • We’ve updated work on hazards for the area.

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What’s coming up next?

2020

  1. The Joint Working Party meets on 20 May, 19 August and 17 November.
  2. The May community panel meeting was held by Zoom due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Normal monthly meetings have now resumed.
  3. The community shares its views too. The next catch up is planned for August 2020.
 

2021

  1. Draft Community Plan
 

Something to think about?

  1. Be involved!
  2. Sign up to our E-newsletter to stay informed
  3. Attend community workshops and open days