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Long Term Plan 2018-2028

Our current long term plan, adopted in June 2018. It includes the 2018/2019 annual plan as well as our financial and infrastructure strategies.

What's in the long term plan?

  • Services and projects that we are planning over the next 10 years;
  • A summary of how they will be funded and the financial impacts;
  • The vision for the District; and
  • The community outcomes we promote - social, cultural, economic and environmental.


Long Term Plan 2018-2028 Volume 1 LTP (pdf, 5.5 MB)

Long Term Plan 2018-2028 Volume 2 (pdf, 19 MB)

Vision and mission
  1. Our unique natural environment is healthy and protected.
  2. Our urban and rural environments are people-friendly, well-planned and sustainably managed.
  3. Our infrastructure is efficient, cost effective and meets current and future needs.
  4. Our communities are healthy, safe, inclusive and resilient.
  5. Our communities have opportunities to celebrate and explore their heritage, identity and creativity.
  6. Our communities have access to a range of social, educational and recreational facilities and activities.
  7. Our Council provides leadership and fosters partnerships, a regional perspective and community engagement.
  8. Our region is supported by an innovative and sustainable economy.

Our community outcomes are shared with the Nelson City Council. 



Community outcome descriptors - learn more about each of the eight outcomes

Related pages

We create a plan for each of the key activity areas where we provide services to the public.

Get an overview of demographics, development options and the projects that Council has included in the Long Term Plan 2018-2028 for our townships and communities.

A map based guide to all projects included in our long term plan.

This is an archive of our previous 10 year plans.