Waiheke Local Board

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What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • develop a sustainable visitor strategy based on the concept of Waiheke as an island sanctuary in the Hauraki Gulf
  • coordinate community-led resilience and recovery plans
  • support initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural biodiversity
  • develop and implement an Island Ngahere (Forest) Strategy to enhance biodiversity
  • increase canopy cover and improve Waiheke Island’s carbon footprint
  • stage delivery of the Tawaipareira Reserve and Little Oneroa Reserve Concept Plans.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $5.6 million

Capital spend 2021/2022:

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $129,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $719,000

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will:

  • develop catchment management planning and prioritise flood mitigation in areas of repeated flood events, along with developing coastal compartment plans for sea level rise and coastal inundation
  • implement marine protection strategies for the Hauraki Gulf and continued improvement of water quality of our streams and beaches
  • address housing needs, including enabling community housing, tiny houses and worker accommodation
  • provide essential visitor infrastructure, including toilets, and moving Waiheke into Zone C for the Accommodation Providers Targeted Rate (APTR)
  • implement the Mātiatia Strategic Plan
  • include the Waiheke 10-year Transport Plan within the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP)
  • include Waiheke ferries within the Public Transport Operating Model and provide integrated ticketing
  • harmonise funding for art galleries across the region.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.

What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • develop a sustainable visitor strategy based on the concept of Waiheke as an island sanctuary in the Hauraki Gulf
  • coordinate community-led resilience and recovery plans
  • support initiatives which protect, restore and enhance the island’s natural biodiversity
  • develop and implement an Island Ngahere (Forest) Strategy to enhance biodiversity
  • increase canopy cover and improve Waiheke Island’s carbon footprint
  • stage delivery of the Tawaipareira Reserve and Little Oneroa Reserve Concept Plans.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $5.6 million

Capital spend 2021/2022:

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $129,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $719,000

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will:

  • develop catchment management planning and prioritise flood mitigation in areas of repeated flood events, along with developing coastal compartment plans for sea level rise and coastal inundation
  • implement marine protection strategies for the Hauraki Gulf and continued improvement of water quality of our streams and beaches
  • address housing needs, including enabling community housing, tiny houses and worker accommodation
  • provide essential visitor infrastructure, including toilets, and moving Waiheke into Zone C for the Accommodation Providers Targeted Rate (APTR)
  • implement the Mātiatia Strategic Plan
  • include the Waiheke 10-year Transport Plan within the Regional Land Transport Plan (RLTP)
  • include Waiheke ferries within the Public Transport Operating Model and provide integrated ticketing
  • harmonise funding for art galleries across the region.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.