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Notification of Plan Change 113 - Operative Date

This page contains information about Private Plan Change 113 –Ruakaka Equine Environment becoming operative.
Updated: 30/11/2016 12:00 a.m.

​Whangarei District Council gives notice that it has approved the following Plan Change:

Private Plan Change 113 – Ruakaka Equine Environment

The private plan change relates to the 50 hectares of land owned by the Whangarei Racing Club on the coast at the end of Peter Snell Road, Ruakaka (legally described as Lot 2 DP210980 CT NA 139A/702).

The plan change proposes to rezone the racecourse site from Coastal Countryside Environment to a new zone being the Ruakaka Equine Environment (REE).  That REE would provide for equine (horse) activities as well as residential and other non-equine related activities such as educational activities, visitor accommodation and events.

The approved Plan Change will become operative on Wednesday 7 December 2016.

Copies of the above Plan Change and decisions are available for viewing on the Council’s website at 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.

This notice is given pursuant to Clause 20 of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991.



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