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Welcome to the Manawatu District Council's dedicated consultation site. Public Consultations are your opportunity to give us feedback on a wide-variety of issues before they are finalised by Council. In some cases your feedback may be requested on several occasions before it is finalised.

We advertise through various mediums when a public consultation period is open. You can also check this site to see what we are currently consulting on.

Our staff are happy to assist with any questions you may have prior to making a submission. Their contact details will be listed with each issue.

We have the following topics available for consultation:

Help us design Feilding Growth Precinct 4

Manawatu Council is working together with landowners, developers, iwi and hapu to collaboratively decide what the Pharazyn Street area – which could provide housing for more than 1700 people – should look like.

Work on the Precinct 4 growth area has moved into the master planning phase – modelling what the area could actually look like. This includes looking at how and where to place commercial areas and open space, the internal roading network and community and recreation facilities, what housing types should be provided, and where are the areas of natural and cultural features that need to be protected.

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Reserve Management Plan Review Process

Manawatu District Council has over 70 reserves that it owns or manages. The Reserves Act 1977 requires Council to have Reserve Management Plans in place, to ensure a framework exists for decisions on the use, management, and development of reserves.

A comprehensive review of the Districts Reserve Management Plans is now underway. The review starts by inviting written suggestions. All suggestions will be considered for inclusion in the Draft Reserve Management Plan, which will be available for public submission before being finalised.

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Plan Change 52 & 55

Decisions of the Hearing Committee

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Updated: 26 June 2017 - Three appeals have been received on Plan Change 55, click here for more information.

Plan Change 60

Decisions of the Hearing Committee and Requiring Authorities

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