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May 15, 2017

Council planners are slowly progressing a review of the whole plan and is are considering a

partial change to activities based rather than the too-permissive effects based current District Plan (as long advocated by VKK) – the new deadline for a draft plan is June 2018.

A Strategic Planning Committee has been formed of all Councillors, Chair Willow-Jean Prime

; Sub Committee: Chair W-J Prime (Chair) , Court, Foy,...

November 23, 2016

This evening Vision Kerikeri Chaiman, Rod Brown, presented an overview of the issues that are critical to maintaining and enhancing the charm of Kerikeri.

A copy of Rod's presentation can be downloaded / viewed at the link below and, if you are interested in reviewing the Kerikeri / Waipapa Structure plan that Rod regularly referred to in his presentation, there is also a link to the Plan on the FNDC web site.


September 24, 2016

The current effects-based District Plan does not define land uses in the Rural Production Zone which applies to most of the land outside of urban areas, including the two primary approach routes to Kerikeri township. 

In the Rural Production Zone where you would expect to see farming or horticulture, by controlling effects and not activities, there are no limits on commercial and industrial activities that are n...

April 13, 2016

Some key points:

  • The District Plan controls how we use our land and the impact that use has on our local environment.

  • It is reviewed every 10 years - that review is now happening.

  • We have New Zealand's most permissive District Plan which fails to control inappropriate development.

  • These matters do impact on you as a resident of the Kerikeri/Waipapa area


Vision Kerikeri was formed when resid...

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We have created this news styled site as a way of regularly posting updates on matters that should be of interest to you as a resident of or business operator in Kerikeri.


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A working bee is held on the first and third Monday of every month from 0830 to 1130.


A public planting is usually held in June of each year - details will be posted closer to the date.

If you are interested in either of these please contact Rod Brown

Kerikeri Bi-Centenary 2019-2020

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