Hauraki District Council is responsible for managing a variety of parks and reserves across the Hauraki District covering 433 ha. Xyst developed a single reserve management plan to cover all reserves in the district.
The 2022 Reserve Management Plan has been prepared having considered:
– the history and development of reserves so far
– current and anticipated future trends in use
– the value of sport and recreation in the development of the District and its people
– relevant statutory requirements
– Council’s vision and community outcomes outlined in the 2021-31 Long Term Plan
– Long-term direction for reserves in the District overall, identified through activity
The process started by engaging iwi with a request for them to partner in the development of the plan. Pre engagement was also undertaken with key stakeholders and the community during the first phase of consultation. Feedback was received from 90 individuals and organisations. Formal consultation was undertaken on the draft plan, with 85 submissions received and a Hearing held on 8 June 2022.
This plan supersedes the Hauraki District Reserve Management Plan 2007 and the Frankton Open Space Plan and any other associated reserve management plans.