Climate Change

Share your Climate Change ideas Whanganui District Council is seeking ideas from the community on how we can become a resilient district in the face of climate change. The ideas we gather will be carefully considered, and are likely to be used to develop a proposed climate change…

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Digital Strategy

Council is consulting on its proposed Digital Strategy. The strategy sets a vision for Whanganui to keep pace with digital opportunities to empower and enrich our community. The purpose of this strategy is to drive digital innovation and opportunity within Whanganui in collaborat…

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Earthquake Prone Buildings – Priority Thoroughfares and Routes

Council is consulting on which roads, footpaths and thoroughfares within our District should be identified as priority areas. The purpose of this is to manage the risks our District faces in the event of an earthquake, by ensuring that we prioritise the strengthening of buildings…

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Proposed Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy

Whanganui District Council is looking for feedback on our proposed Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy. The proposed vision for our district is tohave high-quality, financially sustainable and highly utilised facilities are proposing that: Whanganui’s sporting facilities wil…

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Review of Water Supply Bylaw 2014

We are reviewing the Water Supply Bylaw 2014 and would like to know your views on the existing bylaw and possible change to improve the drafting of the existing bylaw by: Redrafting the bylaw to follow the Parliamentary Counsel Office Drafting Manual Adding a purpose section to t…

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Economic Development Strategy

We are consulting on the proposed Economic Development Strategy and would like to know your views on the priorities for driving the district’s development potential. The strategy sets a 10-year vision to grow Whanganui by being vibrant, prosperous and rich with opportunity by foc…

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Speed limit review

We are reviewing the speed limits on Castlecliff Beach and Rapanui & Francis Roads and would like to know your views on the following possible changes: Castlecliff Beach (North Mole to southern bank of Mowhanau Stream) and Castlecliff Reserve – to reduce the speed limit from …

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Proposed Signage Policy 2018

We are reviewing the rules for signs within public places and would like to know your views on possible changes to: require local election signs to comply with the same rules as national election signs; utilise existing national legislation to manage the content of signs; reduce …

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Parks, Open Spaces and Sport and Recreation Facilities Strategy

Whanganui District Council is currently developing strategies to inform how we deliver our district’s parks, open spaces and sport facilities to ensure all residents have access to quality indoor and outdoor places to live healthy and active lifestyles. We would like to hear from…

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Want to name a new street?

When a new street is created in the Whanganui District as part of a new development, the developer can submit up to three street names in order of preference to the Council. As part of our Road Naming and Number Policy 2018, we want your suggestions on potential street names whic…

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