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Whau plans, agreements and reports

​Whau Local Board Plan 2020

The Whau 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 Whau Local Board plan 2020 site.

​Translation in te reo Māori

Get a copy of previous plans

​Whau Local Board progress and achievement report

​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.

Whau 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.​


Whau Pacific Peoples Plan

The purpose of the Whau Pacific Peoples Plan is to help improve inclusion and support for Pacific residents in the Whau Local Board area.

The plan covers: 

  • effective engagement with diverse Pacific communities 
  • improving awareness and understanding of the role of the local board and local board services 
  • increasing access to facilities and parks 
  • encouraging participation in local board programmes and events. 

Whau Local Board Environmental Action Report

The purpose of the Whau Local Board Environmental Action Report (WEAR) is to establish a living inventory of environmentally focused projects and programmes in the Whau Local Board area.

The board aims to provide a simple, logical framework to determine appropriate levels of support, coordination and involvement.

Get a copy of the report

​Whau Neighbourhood Greenways Plan

The Whau Neighbourhood Greenways Plan outlines the long-term 'greenways plan' (often termed 'greenways network') for the Whau Local Board area.

Greenways plans similar to this have been developed throughout the world, with Portland, Oregon being one of the most successful.

Auckland's greenways plans are a series of linked, visionary plans being driven 'from the ground up' by local boards, with the long-term aim of greatly improving walking, cycling and ecological connections across the region.

Get a copy of the plan

Becoming a low carbon community: An action plan

The Whau Local Board has drafted a localised carbon reduction plan, supporting the ten year Energy Resilience and Low Carbon Action Plan.

The plan aims to reduce greenhouse emissions locally.

This document focuses on helping community groups, individuals and businesses become a low carbon community through:

  • reducing energy use and waste
  • promoting sustainable transport options
  • encouraging local food production
  • promoting the effective and cooperative use of resources.

Get a copy of the plan

​Whau Open Space Network Plan

Archived documents

If you are unable to find a document you are looking for you can: