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Howick plans, agreements and reports

You should know

Over the coming months, we want you to help us shape the draft local board plan for Howick.
Local boards now have more power to make decisions over local services and assets. But at the same time there are increased challenges. The cost of living and providing services has gone up, as well as the costs of borrowing money and doing business.
To help us make decisions that best reflect the needs and priorities of our community, tell us what is most important to you.

Howick Local Board Plan 2020

The Howick 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

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​Translation in te reo Māori

​Get a copy of previous plans

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

Howick 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.

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Read our budget plans in full.​​


Achievements reports

These achievements reports contain summaries of projects, initiatives, and advocacy efforts towards making Howick an even better place to live, work and play.

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Howick Local Board - Joint CCO Engagement Plan 2021-2022

This plan outlines how Howick Local Board and council-controlled organisations (CCOs) will work together on community priorities.

The CCOs include:

  • Auckland Transport
  • Tātaki Auckland Unlimited
  • Eke Panuku Development
  • Watercare

This plan also creates a framework for reporting progress.

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Howick Heritage Plan 2016

The 2016 Howick Heritage Plan is a guide to the management and preservation of heritage interests across the Howick Local Board area.

The plan - drafted following extensive discussions with community interest groups including iwi, local historians and the Howick Historical Village - will help guide local board on future heritage projects.

Adopted in September 2016, the plan is a guiding document featuring key principles:

  • Explore Howick's intertwined Māori and European history and link this with that of greater Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland.
  • Capture and record the area's varied written, cultural, oral and visual history as it has evolved up to today.
  • Identify, preserve and protect natural features, historic places, property and relics within the wider Howick area.
  • Recognise, promote and celebrate Howick's unique history through education, exploration and tourism initiatives.

Examples of how these principles can be used include information panels, murals, digital and web-based information, and developing a heritage education unit for local secondary schools.

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Proposed park for former Greenmount landfill site

The Howick Local Board is proposing to transform the former Greenmount landfill site at East Tamaki into a native forest alongside leisure areas, children's play and fitness facilities, an off-leash dog area, walking and cycling tracks and access to the summit.

The 54ha site on the corner of Harris and Smales Roads was used as a landfill by Envirowaste Services Limited (ESL) up until 2005 and since 2006 has been undergoing managed fill operations to restore its original landform.

A concept design was developed in 2016, following consultation with the public and mana whenua. The local board approved the plan in June 2016. The site was previously a landfill, and the design needs to suit these constraints. But the final result is intended to be a monitored, safe and secure recreation and relaxation space.

Landfill operators are completing works to meet resource consent obligations, before the final sign-off and handover to council for development.

​Howick Walking and Cycling Network Plan November 2018

This document defines the long-term walking and cycling network plan for the Howick Local Board area. It is a visionary and guiding document intended for use by elected members, Council and CCO officers, community and volunteer groups, private developers and other interested parties.

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