This page contains a summary of the Ngunguru Structure Plan and a link to the full version of the document.
9/07/2013 4:12 p.m.
This Structure Plan is a broad physical plan identifying areas for growth, protection, infrastructure and other community requirements over the next 20 years. The Structure Plan was adopted by Council in February 2009.
The area included in this Structure plan extends toinclude the existing Ngunguru residential settlement and surrounding rural and estuarine environments. The Ngunguru Structure Plan has been identified as a high priority planning area recognising the role this particular settlement has as a service centre for settlements along the Matapouri coastal road.
It identifies outcomes for living, working, playing and protecting the area. The key elements are:
Live in Ngunguru
promotong development that provides for protection of vegetation and landscape values in hills and backshore
providing for clustered residential and commercial settlement at Ngunguru
managing stormwater and flooding through the catchment
promoting the special lifestyle and character of the area.
Work in Ngunguru
promoting eco-tourism and coastal recreation activities at Ngunguru
promoting pedestrian activities in the community/commercial centre
encouraging economic rural activities in surrounding Countryside and Coastal Countryside
recognising the importance of the natural character and quality of the coastal marine area for tourism and eco-tourism.
Play in Ngunguru
providing a network of walkways, unformed tracks, recreation access points and linkages through the area and the coastline north and south
enhancing opportunities to 'stop and stay' in Ngunguru by providing enhanced recreation and tourism facilities on the foreshore
recognising the active recreation and boating functions of the Ngunguru area
recognising the vulnerability of the beach system to erosion
recognising and maintaining the recreation values of the coastal marine area
maintain the coastal road as a 'scenic' experience, promoting pedestrian friendly access.
enhancing water quality in the Ngunguru River and estuary
maintaining and enhancing important bush and habitat areas
promoting the lingterm protection and maintenance of Ngunguru Spit as a reserve
protecting significant outlooks and coastal margins viewed from the sea andother key vantage points
managing land use and infrastructure to enhance coastal water quality
protecting and managing impacts on waahi tapu andother sites of significanceto tangata whenua.
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Ngunguru Structure Plan [2.6mb]