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Water restrictions lifted - Water restrictions in Auckland have been removed from 23 October 2021. Learn more

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Waiheke plans, agreements and reports

​Waiheke Local Board Plan 2020

The Waiheke Local Board Plan is the guiding document for the local board, and is its strategic three-year plan to outline the communities' priorities and preferences.

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.

The local board has agreed on the plan for 2020. Read more about the discussion on the Waiheke Local Board plan 2020 site.

​Translation in te reo Māori

​Get a copy of previous plans

​You can request accessible word documents of local board plans through our contact centre on 09 301 0101 or by visiting one of our service centres.

Waiheke 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.​

Waiheke Local Board - end of term report (2016)

In October 2014, the Waiheke Local Board adopted the final local board plan setting out a framework to guide decision-making and actions for the next three years in the Hauraki Gulf Islands.

This report provides a summary of some of the achievements and successes over the three years of this term.

Get a copy of the report

​Waiheke Local Board Housing Strategy

The board drafted this strategy in 2019 to address housing issues on the island and will continue to work on key actions in the current term.

Get a copy of the strategy

​Waiheke Pathways Plan

Essentially Waiheke

Essentially Waiheke is a village and rural community strategic framework to help inform decisions on matters affecting our island and community.

It represents our essential views, and opinions. It holds our concerns, our hopes and aspirations and our vision for the future of our island.

This is the voice of the motu.

Get a copy of the framework

​Recreation Waiheke - Waiheke's open space network plan (2012)

This document sets out a 10-year vision to guide decision-making on the provision, development and management of the open space network on Waiheke Island.

Get a copy of the plan

Waiheke Kauri Dieback

​Waiheke Marine Reserves

Waiheke marine protection survey

Waiheke Local Board engaged Colmar Brunton to help determine what the Waiheke community feels about the board's aspirations to develop a network of marine protected areas connecting the islands in the Hauraki Gulf.

The community was also asked to help establish a series of principles to guide where these could be located.

Almost 2000 people responded to the survey, which was sent to 6333 Waiheke residents on the electoral roll and 2370 Waiheke ratepayers with off-island residential addresses.

Get a copy of the report

​Marine reserve research

Waiheke Local Board engaged eCoast to carry out research into the current state of five proposed marine reserve areas.

Get a copy of the reports

​Waiheke Arts and Culture Needs Assessment

In May 2017, the Waiheke Local Board began a needs assessment with regards to arts and culture on the island.

The assessment was completed in March 2018 and identifies insights and opportunities in this space. It also sets out a series of recommendations to address these findings.

Get a copy of the Waiheke Arts and Culture Needs Assessment.

​Waiheke pest plant control plan on reserves

​Waiheke Community Survey Results

​Waiheke Island School Road Safety Survey Results

Archived documents

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