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Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes

Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes
02 Oct 2020

Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes was made operative on Friday 2 October 2020 in accordance with the First Schedule of the RMA. The plan change has been incorporated into the Operative District Plan.​

Hamilton City Council notified Proposed Plan Change 2-Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change on 1 November 2017 for public consultation and submissions.

The private plan change applies to a 62ha block of land north of Hutchinson Road, between the Waikato Expressway and the Waikato River. The land is currently located within the Te Rapa North Industrial Zone. 

Key elements of the plan change include:

  • A Major Facilities Zone with a visitor accommodation area to enable the establishment of a tourism and recreation destination incorporating an Adventure Park.
  • A Medium Density Residential Zone which will enable the construction of a mix of single dwellings, duplexes and apartments.
  • A Business Zone which will enable small neighbourhood shops, restaurants, cafes, licensed premises, small offices, banks, doctors rooms, light service industries and tourism facilities. This zone will also enable the opportunity for upper floor apartments.

Two appeals were ​received​ to the Decision on Private Plan Change 2. ​


The Appeals to Plan Change 2 - Te Awa Lakes Private Plan Change have been resolved by Environment Court Consent Order dated 3 Septemb​er 2020.

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