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Printed Copies & CDs: Printed copies or CD copies of the HDC Appeals Version of the Proposed Hauraki section of the District Plan are also available to purchase - view costs and contact details.

Hauraki section of the District Plan - Planning Text

The documents below are available for viewing in Adobe Acrobat PDF documentAdobe Acrobat format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader , please visit and download a free copy of the reader.

    Declaration [PDF, 274 KB] 
    Record of Plan Changes & Record of all Hauraki District Plan Updates [PDF, 94 KB]
Section 1 Table of Contents [PDF, 441 KB]
Section 2 Administration, Monitoring and Cross Boundary Issues (399 KB) 
Section 3 Significant Resource Management Issues and Role of the District Plan (542 KB) 
Section 4 Definitions [PDF, 1.2 MB]
Section 5 Zones [PDF, 389 KB] 
    5.1 Rural Zone [PDF, 561 KB] 
    5.2 Conservation (Indigenous Forest) Zone [PDF, 393 KB] 
    5.3 Conservation (Wetland) Zone
[PDF, 330 KB]
    5.4 Coastal Zone [PDF, 496 KB] 
    5.5 Karangahake Gorge Zone [PDF, 459 KB] 
    5.6 Urban Areas of the Towns and Townships [PDF, 252 KB] 
    5.7 Residential Zone [PDF, 523 KB] 
    5.8 Low Density Residential Zone [PDF, 4.8 MB]
    5.9 Marae Development Zone [PDF, 314 KB]
    5.10 Township Zone [PDF, 455 KB]
    5.11 Town Centre Zone [PDF, 1.8 MB]
    5.12 Industrial Zone [PDF, 684 KB]
    5.13 Paeroa Flood Ponding Zone [PDF, 384 KB]
    5.14 Reserve Zones [PDF, 355 KB]
    5.15 Reserve (Active) Zone [PDF, 411 KB] 
    5.16 Reserve (Passive) Zone (279 KB)
    5.17 Martha Mineral Zone [PDF, 597 KB]
    5.18 Golden Cross Mineral Zone [PDF, 1.1 MB]
Section 6 Conservation and Heritage
    6.1 Historic Heritage [PDF, 1.1 MB]  Also view the Historic Heritage items
    6.2 Indigenous Biodiversity and Significant Natural Areas [PDF, 893 KB]
    6.3 Protection of Outstanding Natural Features and Landscapes and District Amenity Landscapes (368 KB) 
    6.4 Recognition and Protection of Significant Trees [PDF, 1.6 MB]
Section 7 Specific and District Wide Matters [PDF, 289 KB]
    7.1 Overview of Water Supply Catchments, Flood Management & River Control and Coastal Inundation Control [PDF, 106 KB]
    7.2 Management of Water Supply Catchments (136 KB)
    7.3 Riparian Margins & Esplanades (291 KB)
    7.4 Provision for Network Utilities and Energy Generation [PDF, 1.2 MB]
    7.5 Designations [PDF, 414 KB]
    7.6 Signs (259 KB)
    7.7 Hazardous Substances and Contamination Land (569 KB)
    7.8 Excavations and Placement of Fill (Earthworks) [PDF, 520 KB] 
    7.9 Transport Network (204 KB)
    7.10 Financial Contributions (207 KB)
Section 8 District Wide Performance Standards for Development and Subdivision [PDF, 303 KB]
    8.1 Background [PDF, 109 KB]
    8.2 Design and Location of Buildings [PDF, 371 KB]
    8.2A Buildings, Structures, Subdivision and Earthworks Within a High Voltage Transmission Corridor (215 KB) 
    8.3 Amenity Matters (448 KB)
    8.4 Vehicle Parking, Loading and Access [PDF, 701 KB]
    8.5 Infrastructure and Services [PDF, 279 KB]
    8.6 Section 8 - Appendices [PDF, 3.9 MB] 
Section 9 Subdivision [PDF, 931 KB] 

Printed Copies and CDs

To purchase a copy of the Hauraki section of the District Plan you may call into one of our Council Offices or contact 

The cost for purchasing the Hauraki section of the District Plan is –

Printed Copy
Text – printed $120.00
Maps – printed $70.00

Postage $10.00

CD $20.00 (postage included)

The cost of purchasing other related documents -

Printed copy of Section 32 Report (Hauraki section) - $25.00 (per copy)
Printed copy of HDC Engineering Manual (Hauraki section) - $15.00 (per copy)
Postage $10.00