The Far North Draft District Plan closed for public submissions on October 21st. The district plan will set the policies and rules for planning in our district for at least the next 10 years.
Although the District Plan sounds boring, it is really important to all of us, because it sets the shape of future development in each area. It will affect everyone in the entire Far North for generations to come not just Kerikeri. Vision Kerikeri has made a number of submissions in the interests of better protecting and enhance the things that our communities value, such as:
Creating a better sense of place in our towns and rural areas
Reducing carbon emissions with safe cycleways and pedestrian-friendly town centres
Having well-designed housing developments, including affordable housing, in sensible locations
Protecting our natural environment and native wildlife
Improving access to waterways, creating more esplanade reserves
Each of our submissions can be viewed as PDF documents by clicking on the links below.