Waterfront Precinct Plan -Second round of engagement

Submissions closing on 30 June 2021, 05:00 PM

Waiarohia Precinct

We want to hear your feedback on the draft Waterfront Precinct Plan.

Draft Waterfront Precinct Plan for consultation(PDF, 2MB)  

Draft Waterfront Precinct Plan summary(PDF, 329KB)

Did we get it right? Do you support the outcomes and actions in the draft Plan?


Please fill out our online survey form:

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By email

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If you would like to have a face to face meeting to discuss your feedback, please request a meeting with your preferred dates and times to mailroom@wdc.govt.nz with the subject heading “Waterfront meeting request”.

The aim of the Waterfront Precinct Plan is to create a cohesive integrated plan which outlines our 20- to 30-year shared vision for how the waterfront will change and develop.

It will also be a key tool to bring together the numerous waterfront related projects which Council has already committed to, and inform future projects, public space improvements, infrastructure and guide future development.  

What area is included in the plan?

The area included in this plan extends along the Hātea River, starting several hundred metres north of Canopy Bridge, all the way down to Limeburners Creek, taking in the Hātea Loop walkway, lifting bridges, Hihiaua Peninsula and Pohe Island.

It connects to other parts of the city including the Whangārei City (city core), Northland Events Centre, Okara Park, the Whangārei Harbour, Onerahi and Mairtown.

Whangarei CBD Waterfront Precninct


The Waterfront Precinct Plan is the second of three Precinct Plans being developed by Council as part of the Whangārei City Centre Plan 2017. The first was the City Core Precinct Plan, adopted by Council at the Council Meeting on 20 May 2019.

Whangārei City Centre Plan

City Core Precinct Plan

First round of engagement

The first round of engagement started on 18 November 2020 and concluded on 10 January 2021. 

View the summary of first round of engagement:

Waterfront Precinct Plan Feedback Report - Stage 1(PDF, 1MB)

Waterfront Precinct Plan Briefing Feb 2021(PDF, 4MB)