Settlements Information Update

The Council prepared this Addendum to the Settlements document as supplementary information to the Annual Plan 2016/2017, and is intended to make it easier to find out what is happening in your local area.

The document outlines the planned projects and services District-wide, by ward for 2016/2017.

Refer to the full Settlements document for more detailed information on each settlement’s population trends and projects.


Some of the projects residents will see progress on this year include:


  • Central Richmond stormwater upgrades to address flooding
  • Queen Street utility upgrades and reinstatement
  • Widening of Bateup Road and Lower Queen Street
  • Saxton Field cycling velodrome completed
  • Richmond central business and residential zone reviews


  • New Wakefield water treatment plant
  • Mapua carparking improvements
  • Brightwater and Wakefield zoning reviews


  • St Arnaud walkway development
  • Tasman’s Great Taste Trail extended to Kohatu
  • Maitai Crescent, Tapawera, drain renewal

Golden Bay

  • Golden Bay Recreation Facility, Golden Bay Landscape Project
  • Pohara and Collingwood water treatment upgrades
  • Takaka Playground redevelopment
  • Takaka River water management review


  • Motueka Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade
  • Kaiteriteri/Riwaka Water Treatment Plant upgrade
  • Kaiteriteri wastewater pipeline replacement
  • Motueka town centre project, including undergrounding of power lines
  • Riwaka Hall earthquake strengthening