Tawa

We’ve drafted a District Plan Change that proposes introducing a medium-density residential area (MDRA) and making changes to building design standards.

We’ve also been working with the Tawa community to improve the town centre.

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Newlands

We’re continuing to work with Newlands to accommodate the community's future housing needs. We’ve drafted a District Plan Change that proposes introducing a medium-density residential area (MDRA) and making changes to building design standards.

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Karori

We talked with the Karori community in November and December 2015. Some issues were raised about the draft District Plan Change, which the Council is looking into. Once this work is done we’ll talk with the community again.

Island Bay

In March 2016, Councillors voted to put the Housing Choice and Town Centre Planning projects in Island Bay on hold. Councillors have asked us to re-engage further with the community, but current projects in other suburbs mean we’re not able to set a date yet.

Khandallah

In March 2016, Councillors voted to put the Housing Choice and Town Centre Planning projects in Khandallah on hold. Councillors have asked us to re-engage further with the community, but current projects in other suburbs mean we’re not able to set a date yet.

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In the future, other suburbs due for town centre improvements or suitable for medium-density housing may be considered.