The Council consults with residents and ratepayers, ensuring they can participate in the decision-making process. It encourages debate and viewpoints on all consultation documents as this helps the Council to make the best decisions possible based on the facts and research available at the time.

Current consultations

Te Puawai Plan Change
Consultation on the Te Puawai Plan Change is currently open. For more information click here.

Recent consultations

Thank you to all those who submitted on recent consultations.  Below are details of where you can find the results of those consultations.

Long-term plan 2021 – 2031

Consultation has now closed on the Long-term Plan.  For more information click here.

Parking Bylaw and Roading and Traffic Bylaw

Consultation has closed on these two bylaws which will come into force on 1 July.  More information will be available shortly.

Extra Money for City Block?

City Block Consultation Results

City Block Consultation Page

Rates postponement and remission policy

Council has adopted a new combined Rates postponement and remission policy which includes a rates postponement scheme for people experiencing financial hardship as a result of epidemic, pandemic or natural disaster.

You can find the new policy here:
2020 06 09 – Rates Postponement and Remission Policy

Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

Council has adopted the Fees and Charges Schedule for 2020 – 2021

You can find the new schedule here: Fees and Charges 2020 – 2021

You can also find the 2020 – 2021 Annual Plan here: Annual Plan 2020 – 2021


Consultation Archive


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The Council is required by law to consult with residents and ratepayers about certain aspects of its business. This page contains details about current consultations

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Annual Plan

Annual Plans are produced in the two years between the adoptions of Long Term Plans (LTPs).

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Annual Report

The Annual Report provides information on what the Council planned to achieve in the year and what was actually achieved.

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