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SmartGrowth Overview

SmartGrowth sets the strategic vision and direction for the growth and development of the western Bay of Plenty sub-region. SmartGrowth is a collaboration that has been working successfully for the past 20 plus years, leading the way nationally in integrated sub-regional planning and strategic thinking.

SmartGrowth is an Urban Growth Partnership under the Government’s Urban Growth Agenda. Its aim is to connect the spaces and places that create great communities. It does this by providing a unified vision, direction and voice for the future of the western Bay of Plenty with a focus on developing the sub-region as a great place to live, learn, work and play..

Click here for the latest SmartGrowth resources or here for the Draft SmartGrowth Strategy 2023.