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Notification of decision on plan change

This page contains information about the decision on the provisions and matters raised in submissions on Plan Change 94B - Papakainga (PC94B).
Updated: 22/03/2017 12:00 a.m.

Whangarei District Council gives notice that it has made its decision on the provisions and matters raised in submissions on the following Plan Change:

Plan Change 94B - Papakainga (PC94B)

PC94B proposes to amend provisions relating to papakainga developments in the Whangarei District Plan. The purpose of PC94B is to provide opportunities for Maori land owners to develop and live on their ancestral land and to develop guidelines and standards for the papakainga development plan process. 

Pursuant to Section 86B of the Resource Management Act 1991, Whangarei District Council has resolved that all the rules in PC94B shall have legal effect only once the proposed plan change becomes operative in accordance with Clause 20 of Schedule 1 to the Resource Management Act 1991.

The decision on the plan change is available on our website:

and at Whangarei District Council Service Centres at Forum North, Rust Avenue, Whangarei; Ruakaka Service Centre, Takutai Place, Ruakaka and Whangarei Central Library, Rust Avenue, Whangarei.

Please contact Council’s Policy and Monitoring Department if you have any questions about the proposal.

Those parties entitled to lodge appeals to the Environment Court must lodge their appeals within 30 working days of receipt of the decision. 

This notice is given pursuant to Clause 10 of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991. 



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