Pigeon Valley Fire Update 68 0800 Friday 22 February 2019
Wakefield prepare to evacuate notice lifted Civil Defence Group Controller Roger Ball has lifted the conditional re-entry status for Wakefield. The decision was possible because of the work that had been done in fighting the fire and means people living and working in Wakefield are no longer subjec...


Takaka is the largest urban settlement in Golden Bay.

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Over the years it has attracted both local and overseas holiday makers as well as permanent residents seeking an alternative lifestyle. Today, the area plays a major role in the District's dairying industry.

A significant part of the wider Golden Bay land ownership consists of non-resident owners who primarily come to Golden Bay during the peak holiday season. This non-resident population, in addition to tourist visitors, also depend on Takaka for key service provision over the holiday season.

Council representation and council offices

Upper Takaka water supply and quality

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These projects are included in the Long Term Plan for Takaka.