Looking Ahead

Ko te pae tata, whakamaua kia tīnā,
Ko te pae tawhiti, whaia kia tata.

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?

2021

  1. The community panel meets monthly
  2. The Joint Working Party meets quarterly
  3. Community catch-up 4 July 2021, at Kaiaua Community Hall
    View the poster PDF document  [PDF, 2mb] for details

2022

  1. Community catch-up early in the New Year to present information on the community risk thresholds. Keep an eye out for the date.

Something to think about?

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