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Regional spatial planning

Spatial planning was one of the areas of focus that the Commission and the Wellington Mayoral Forum agreed should be investigated after the reorganisation process was restarted in June 2015.

Progress update – July 2016

Councils’ had a full range of views on the value of spatial planning in metropolitan Wellington (that is the predominantly urban area west of the Rimutaka Range).

You can read the full Strengthening the Wellington region – progress update:

Spatial Planning Opportunities and Options for Metropolitan Wellington (May 2016)

This report provides a high level overview of the advantages and disadvantages that a spatial plan could have for the Wellington region, and the challenges and opportunities for developing one. It also identifies and examines a range of options for preparing and implementing a Wellington metropolitan spatial plan.