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The SmartGrowth Strategy 2023

The SmartGrowth Strategy is our plan to manage growth.  It considers how housing, land, infrastructure, transport, community development, tāngata whenua aspirations, and the natural environment need to be looked at together to achieve effective long-term growth.

The SmartGrowth Strategy will make sure that as our sub-region continues to grow, we’re ready to manage it. Being proactive with our planning means we will reduce the impact on how we get around, shape the options for where we can live, how we connect with our community, and ensure we can protect and enhance our natural and cultural landscape. We want to build strong and resilient communities that are well connected.

The Draft SmartGrowth Strategy 2023 is now available. You can read the whole document or take a look at the Strategy Story, which offers a brief overview of the strategy.

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