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What are Community Outcomes?

Community outcomes are clear aspirations or goals that the Council believes help to provide leadership and guidance in meeting its statutory purpose and role.

The Council developed its Community Outcomes, as detailed below, to provide this clear expression of its aspirations and goals for now and the future. In developing its Community Outcomes, the Council considered:

  • What are our goals as a Council?
  • How do we want to be in the future?
  • What do we want to do for our community?

The Council believes that the Community Outcomes provide the Council and its community with positive ways to stimulate thinking about needs and priorities for today and the future when making decisions.

The Community Outcomes are now the adopted goals and aspirations that the Council aims to achieve in all aspects of its leadership, policy development and service delivery and to promote the interests of the community – now and in the future.

Reporting on Community Outcomes

In order to track its progress towards achieving the Community Outcomes, the Council will report on its performance annually by producing an Annual Report. For each service level outlined in the Long Term Plan, the Council will detail what projects and services have been completed or progressed, and how those have contributed to the achievement of Community Outcomes. The Annual Report must be adopted by 31 October each year and will be made available to the public in early November each year.

2015-25 Community Outcomes

Prepared Hauraki
Prepared Hauraki
  • We provide a range of services and facilities to meet our District's needs and expectations for a safe environment.
    • We provide ongoing safe, well-managed and maintained core infrastructure.
    • Our waste is collected, reduced, reused and recycled responsibly.
    • We are organised and prepared to deal with natural hazards.

Progress Hauraki
Progress Hauraki
  • We have a positive climate that encourages balanced and sustained economic growth throughout our District.
    • Our infrastructural services and facilities are planned and developed to meet future demand.
    • We actively encourage new opportunities while continuing to support existing ventures and service providers.
    • We encourage further development of tourism opportunities and facilities focusing on our heritage and eco-tourism.
Kotahitanga Hauraki
Kotahitanga Hauraki
  • We take a collaborative approach with both Mana Whenua and Tangata Whenua in our District.
    • We advocate for forums which ensure involvement and consultation in decision-making processes.
    • We ensure appropriate regard is made to taonga and culturally significant matters.
    • We encourage the development of partnerships for the delivery of services and programmes.

 

Interactive Hauraki
Interactive Hauraki
  • We are a proactive Council that provides leadership and communicates effectively with all sectors of our District.
    • We advocate for the benefit of our District.
    • We keep our District well-informed and ensure information is available.
    • We consider our District's views when making decisions.

Lifestyle Hauraki
Lifestyle Hauraki
  • We provide an environment that encourages vibrant communities and an enhanced quality of life.
    • Our unique communities are protected while balancing the needs of alternative lifestyles.
    • We are advocates for the provision of quality social, educational, health and training services.
    • We encourage partnerships within the District for the delivery of services.


Sustainable Hauraki
Sustainable Hauraki
  • We plan for the wise use and management of all land and resources for the continued benefit of our District.
    • Our natural and physical environments are sustainably managed.
    • We have a shared respect for both economic growth and environmental protection.
    • We support the protection of the District's significant natural habitats and ecosystems.