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Ngā Mahere, whakaaetanga me ngā rīpoata mō Hibiscus and Bays

Hibiscus and Bays plans, agreements and reports

​Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Plan

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Plan is its strategic three-year plan outlining the community's priorities.

Local board plans guide local board activity, funding and investment decisions. They also influence local board input into regional strategies and plans, including the Auckland Plan (the 30-year vision for Auckland), the council’s 10-year Budget (Long-term Plan) and the annual budgets.

Local Board plans 2020

We are starting the process to create our plan for the next three years. You can join the discussion on the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board plan 2020 site.

Get a copy of previous plans

​Accessible word documents of local board plans are also available on request through contacting our contact centre on 09 301 0101 or by visiting one of our service centres.

Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Agreement (budget)

The local board agreement sets out the local board's budget and funding for activities and performance measures for the financial year.

Local board agreements are part of the council's annual budget.

Get a copy of the local board agreement

Read our budget plans in full.​

Hibiscus and Bays Area Plan

The Hibiscus and Bays Area Plan outlines how the Hibiscus and Bays area is envisaged to change over the next 30 years.

It sets out the key moves, desired outcomes and supporting actions to assist in achieving the vision for Auckland and Hibiscus and Bays, as set out in the Auckland Plan and by the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board within their local board plan.

Get a copy of the plan

​Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Centre Plans

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board has adopted centre plans which outline the priorities for future growth and development of the area’s four town centres in Browns Bay, Ōrewa, Silverdale and Whangaparāoa.

Each plan sets out:

  • the desired outcome for the town centre
  • key moves to get there
  • actions and projects.

Browns Bay Centre Plan

The local board adopted the Browns Bay Centre Plan in September 2016.  Significant progress has been made, including:

  • Identifying, consulting and designing gateway markers
  • Implementing a shared surface concept for Inverness Road, allowing for farmers markets and special events.

We are still working on:

  • Investigating and implementing policy for undergrounding power supply along Beach Road.
  • Developing a management plan for the Village Green, enabling various community-building activities.

Get a copy of the plan

​Ōrewa Centre Plan

The local board has also adopted a centre plan for Ōrewa. This plan is not yet finalised and will be published here once we complete it.

​Silverdale Centre Plan

The local board adopted the Silverdale Centre Plan in November 2015.

Read Progress on delivering The Silverdale Centre Plan.

​Whangaparāoa Centre Plan

The local board adopted the Whangaparāoa Centre Plan in December 2018.

Since the Whangaparāoa Centre Plan was adopted in 2018 significant progress has been made on these actions:

  • Improving the library forecourt space and pedestrian access to the Coast Plaza area.

We are still working on:

  • Undertaking a walkability survey and adopting a programme for phased improvement and implementation.

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​Hibiscus and Bays Local Board Greenways Plan

The Hibiscus and Bays Greenways (Local Paths) plan is a visionary and guiding document intended for use by the local board, council departments, council-controlled organisations, community groups, developers and other interested parties.

The Hibiscus and Bays Greenways Plan outlines long-term actions for the Hibiscus Coast and East Coast Bays area, with a view to setting priority projects up for funding and implementation over the coming years.

​Mairangi Bay Reserves Management Plan

The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board adopted the Mairangi Bay Reserves Management Plan on 18 March 2015 following a public submission and hearing process.

The management plan is a statutory requirement under the Reserves Act 1977 and provides a guide for the future management of the Mairangi Bay Beach Reserves (including the associated coastal walk) which encompass Mairangi Bay Beach Reserve, Sidmouth Street Reserve and the Montrose Terrace reserve land.

The plan offers a general direction for management and expenditure by the council during the life of the plan. Budget allocation is carried out through the long-term plan and annual plan processes.

The plan will be kept under continuous review so that, if necessary, it may be altered in keeping with changing circumstances or in the light of increased knowledge.

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​Penlink Business Case - Auckland Transport 2014

Penlink is a new 7km arterial link proposed between SH1 and Whangaparaoa Road.

The new road will relieve traffic congestion on Whangaparaoa Road and the Hibiscus Coast Highway and when built will improve travel times and journey reliability in the area.

Improved connections will facilitate planned growth in Whangaparaoa and Silverdale and support economic activity, eg. in Dairy Flat and Silverdale.

Key facts

  • The November 2013 business case had a sound economic case with a benefit cost ratio (BCR) of 2.9.
  • Designation was approved in 2001, based on a two lane road. Alteration to designation was granted in 2016 to accommodate up to four lanes and extend validity of the designation by 20 years.
  • Land purchase has been completed for the whole project.
  • The Penlink project is not within the Auckland Council's current long-term plan.
  • Penlink is listed within the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) as a medium-term priority completion in decade two.
  • Estimated design construction cost is $282 million.
  • Estimated time to design and construct the Penlink project is five years.

The local board's main priority is to advocate for getting Penlink built as soon as possible.

It is vitally important to our area and will improve travel times for our residents in the Hibiscus Coast and allow business growth in Silverdale.

​Archived documents

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