Collingwood Plans 2012-2022

This page contains plans and projects for the Collingwood Settlement outlined in Council's Long Term and Annual Plans.

Collingwood Settlement Area

Population Projection

Settlement Area

Population.

Population

adjusted to SNZ 2006 Estimate

Series

Applied

2011

2016

2021

2026

2031

Collingwood

229

235

Medium

244

251

256

260

262

The projected increase in population of 18 people represents a growth rate of 7.4% between 2011-2031 for Collingwood.

Collingwood is located adjacent to the Ruataniwha Inlet where the Aorere River flows into the sea.

The coastal scarps which separate the upper and lower parts of Collingwood are unstable and have not been zoned urban.  They also add to the character of the town in their natural state.  The end of the Collingwood sandspit is a mobile feature that is unsuitable for permanent structures. 

Protection of Collingwood's heritage values and the enhanced urban design of Tasman Street are encouraged. Recreational fishing facilities in and adjoining the Aorere Estuary are encouraged to integrate with appropriate onshore facilities and the natural character of the inlet.

Growth Planning

Future residential and rural residential development is encouraged to locate to the south of the existing residential area to avoid spread along the coastline or into areas that are highly visible or have high natural values.  Refer to the attached Collingwood Growth Model map.

Future business demand is expected to be satisfied from land already zoned for business purposes.

Major Projects Planned for Collingwood 2012-2022

Engineering (refer to the attached Collingwood infrastructure map):

  • Collingwood Infrastructure Map Final
  • Seal extension Freeman Access to Paddle Crab Café (2018/2019).
  • Collingwood water treatment plant upgrade to meet new Government drinking water standards (2015-2017).
  • Collingwood wastewater treatment plant renewal of flow meter, pumps, etc (2015/2016), improvement of wetlands (2014-2016) and Motels pump station renewal of pumps (2015/2016).
  • Improvements at Collingwood solid waste resource recovery centre (2012/2013-2014/2015, 2015/2016-2021/2022).

Community Services:

  • Continue to support the Coastcare projects running at Collingwood and Pakawau during the 10 year period.