Draft Ohau River Reserves Management Plan

Consultation Status Date
Submissions Opened: 13 January 2017 
Submissions Closed:  17 March 2017 
Hearing of Submissions:  15 August 2017 

Under the Reserves Act 1977, Council is required to develop and review management plans for reserves under its control for the purpose of providing for the use, enjoyment, maintenance, protection, preservation and development of these reserves.

For those interested, an information sheet about the review process for Reserve Management Plans can be downloaded below.

Reserve Management Plan Information Sheet(PDF, 4MB)

Draft Reserves Management Plan

In May-June 2016 Council publicly notified its intent to review the Ohau River Reserves Management Plan. The Ohau River Reserves include Gladstone Reserve, Kimberley Reserve, Kirkcaldies Reserve, an access way off Muhunoa East Road and Parikawau Reserve. During this time Council called for members of the community to put forward any comments or suggestions they had on how these reserves might be used, managed and/or developed in the future.

Draft Ohau River Reserves Management Plan(PDF, 7MB)

Written comments, suggestions or objections in relation to this draft reserve management plan closed on 17 March 2017. 

Hearing of Submissions

The hearing of submissions was held on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Next the Hearings Committee will meet to deliberate on all the submissions (including the submissions which were not heard at the Hearing) received on the Reserve Management Plans for Waitarere, Ohau and Foxton. A date for Deliberations is yet to be set.  

Draft Waitarere Beach & Ohau River Reserve Management Plans - Full Copy of Submissions(PDF, 7MB)

General enquiries

For further enquiries about the review of these Reserve Management Plans please contact Tiffany Williams via email at reservemanagementplans@horowhenua.govt.nz or telephone (06) 366 1098.