Date: 28 October 2022
The Local Government Commission has received a reorganization initiative proposing changes to the boundary between Kawerau District and Whakatane District. The Commission has adopted a process, under clause 7, Schedule 3 of the Local Government Act 2022, for investigating proposed changes.
The Commission is now inviting feedback from members of the public in relation to the proposed boundary changes. The effect of the proposed changes would be to transfer four parcels of land in three separate areas from Whakatane District to Kawerau District:
The reorganisation initiative, a map of the affected areas, and the investigation process is available online at www.lgc.govt.nz/local-government-reorganisation/
The reorganisation initiative is also available on the websites of the Kawerau District and Whakatane District Councils. Hard copies are available at the offices of both Councils, and at public libraries.
People wishing to provide feedback can do so online via the Commission’s website at www.lgc.govt.nz/local-government-reorganisation/. Feeback can also be provided by post using the forms included with the reorganisation initiative at council offices and at public libraries, or by email to email@example.com
If required, a public hearing will be held in April 2023 for those wishing to speak in support of their feedback.
For further information, email the Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the Commission on (027) 276 3901.
The closing date for feedback is 31 March 2023.
Chief Executive Officer