Arts, Culture and Heritage and Active Recreation (pdf, 794KB)

The Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy has been developed to help provide the district with a clear direction for the arts sector, while the Active Recreation and Facility Strategy provides Council with a clear set of priorities for enhancing existing recreation and active leisure facilities and/or development of new facilities across the district.


District Tree Strategy (pdf, 2.3MB)

The District Tree Strategy has been developed to assist with the management of trees on Council administered land.


Growth Strategy (pdf, 1.8MB)

A Growth Strategy has been prepared to deal with growth pressures in the district. This aims to drive the long term development of the district and highlights the need to integrate landuse, infrastructure funding and transportation to maintain and increase the quality of our urban environments for a growing population. The Growth Strategy was adopted on 16 September, 2009


Open Spaces Strategy (pdf, 3.9MB)

The Open Spaces Strategy is a vision for Parks and Open Spaces in the Matamata-Piako District that gives an indication of Council’s intentions for the future provision of park land and open spaces.


Roading Procurement Strategy (pdf, 421KB)

Outlines Council’s procurement strategy for roading works as required by the New Zealand Transport Agency’s procurement manual.


Signage Strategy (pdf, 273KB)

Guidelines for signage to allow Council to present a consistent, professional, and recognisable face to the public in our parks and public spaces.


Town Strategies

The town strategies will guide the planning and future development of Morrinsville, Matamata, and Te Aroha over the next twenty years (2013-2033)


Track Strategy (pdf, 1.6mb)

The Track Strategy sets a strategic direction for walkways and track recreation in the district to ensure that Matamata-Piako provides a walking friendly environment.