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Te Tai o Poutini

Proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan

Te Tai o Poutini Plan (TTPP) is the combined District Plan for the Buller, Grey and Westland District Councils. It will replace the current individual district plans. TTPP sets out the objectives, policies, rules and methods to manage land use activities and subdivision across the districts. TTPP also includes online maps to show zoning, and where various rules apply.

The proposed TTPP includes the following topics for you to comment on:

  • Tangata Whenua
  • Strategic Direction for significant resource management issues
  • Energy, Infrastructure and Transport
  • Historic and Cultural Values
  • Natural Environment Values
  • Subdivision
  • Activities on the surface of rivers and lakes
  • Management of the coastal environment – including coastal natural hazards
  • Earthworks
  • Light
  • Noise
  • Signs
  • Temporary Activities
  • Zones and Development Areas
  • Hazards and Risks 

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Te Tai o Poutini Plan is a plan for West Coaster’s. Decisions on the TTPP are being made on the West Coast by a Committee drawn from Buller, Grey and Westland District Councils, the West Coast Regional Council, Ngāti Waewae and Ngāti Mahaki ki Makaawhio, plus an independent Chair.

How to make a submission

The proposed TTPP was notified on 14 July 2022 and is now open for submissions.

Click here to view a copy of the public notice

The submission period for Te Tai o Poutini has been extended by 4 weeks, now closing at 5pm Friday 28 October 2022.

click here to see how to make a submission


Proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan

Click the button below to open the Proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan online document:

click here to open the proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan

Where can I access a printed copy?

Printed copies of the proposed Te Tai o Poutini Plan along with submission forms can be accessed at the following locations:

Westport, Greymouth and Hokitika Libraries and District Council offices, the Regional Council, Moana Hotel Lake Brunner, Karamea Information Centre, Ngakawau Community Resource Centre, Reefton Service Centre, Punakaiki Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre, Arahura Marae, Te Rūnanga o Makaawhio Hokitika office, Ross Hall, Okarito Donovan’s Store, Franz Josef and Fox Glacier Community Centres and Haast DOC Visitor Centre.

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