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Long Term Plan (LTP)

The Long Term Plan is “the big one” – it outlines all the services and projects we’re planning for the next ten years, what they’re going to cost, and how we’ll fund them (including what rates increases are likely to be for the next ten years).

Council is required to produce and update a Long Term Plan (LTP) every three years. This plan must be reviewed every three years, with an Annual Plan developed on the years in between. The LTP outlines Council’s activities for the next ten years, providing a long-term focus for decision making.

Council approved the 2021-31 Long Term Plan on 30 June 2021.


Long Term Plan 2021-31

Section 1: He Kupu Whakataki I Introduction (pdf, 890.13KB)
Section 2: Rautaki Ā-Pūtea I Financial Strategy (pdf, 416.07KB)
Section 3: Rautaki Ā-Hanganga I Infrastructure Strategy  (pdf, 670.58KB)
Section 4: Ngā Whakatatau Matua I Key Assumptions  (pdf, 151.05KB)
Section 5: Tō Tātou Rohē, Ōhanga, Taupori Hoki I Our District, Economy and Population  (pdf, 249.27KB)
Section 6: Ā Mātou Mahi I What We Do  (pdf, 2.16MB)
Section 7: Te Pūtea I Financials  (pdf, 1MB)
Section 8: Ngā Kaupapahere I Policies  (pdf, 241.04KB)
Sections 9 & 10: Ngā Whakawhanaungatanga Matua me Te Arotakenga I Key Relationships and Audit Opinion (pdf, 195.94KB)


Previous Plans

Long Term Plan 2018-28:

Long Term Plan 2015-25:

The plan is broken into three parts which can be downloaded individually below.

Long Term Plan 2012-22:

  • Part 1 (pdf, 2.4MB) - An introduction to the plan and important background information
  • Part 2 (pdf, 4.4MB) - Descriptions of all Council services and activities and what we're planning for the next ten years
  • Part 3 (pdf, 3MB) - Financial information and policies

Long-Term Council Community Plan (2009-2019)