Motueka Community Board

The Motueka Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Tasman District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of four members. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Motueka Community Board election.

Housing and planning

Local councils are responsible for land use planning under the Resource Management Act, which affects where and how new houses are constructed, as well as the design of cities and towns. In some areas, councils also provide housing to those who need it most.

Housing and planning

Local councils are responsible for land use planning under the Resource Management Act, which affects where and how new houses are constructed, as well as the design of cities and towns. In some areas, councils also provide housing to those who need it most.

  • Priorities initiatives that ensure all homes are healthy energy efficient homes.

    Support all initiatives that make rental accommodation more affordable.

    Support the reduction of barriers that inhibit the development of housing on Māori land.

  • Improve and bring forward streetscaping projects for public areas and particularly those around the Motueka CBD.

    Support any Tasman District Council project or policy to improve housing affordability and social housing.

    Assist where possible to advance the urban development of the Motueka West plan and intensification of housing in central Motueka.

  • Review and address building consent barriers.

    Develop urban spaces for people and the natural environment.

    Housing quality includes weathertightness, energy efficiency, and sustainability features such as water harvest tanks.

  • Support medium intensification to deliver dynamic, liveable spaces, rather than expansion into productive land and greenbelts.

    Build affordable, smaller, climate-smart and quality housing solutions.

    Support local communities to address homeless and renting insecurity in Motueka and provide support to respond locally.

  • Ensure that affordable, sustainable, healthy homes are being built with minimal impact on fertile, productive horticultural land.

    Advocate for simplified and transparent building consent processes.

  • Advocate for more social housing and affordable housing.

    Ensure new housing will be located and designed to adapt to the effects of climate change.

  • Priorities initiatives that ensure all homes are healthy energy efficient homes.

    Support all initiatives that make rental accommodation more affordable.

    Support the reduction of barriers that inhibit the development of housing on Māori land.

  • Improve and bring forward streetscaping projects for public areas and particularly those around the Motueka CBD.

    Support any Tasman District Council project or policy to improve housing affordability and social housing.

    Assist where possible to advance the urban development of the Motueka West plan and intensification of housing in central Motueka.

  • Review and address building consent barriers.

    Develop urban spaces for people and the natural environment.

    Housing quality includes weathertightness, energy efficiency, and sustainability features such as water harvest tanks.

  • Support medium intensification to deliver dynamic, liveable spaces, rather than expansion into productive land and greenbelts.

    Build affordable, smaller, climate-smart and quality housing solutions.

    Support local communities to address homeless and renting insecurity in Motueka and provide support to respond locally.

  • Ensure that affordable, sustainable, healthy homes are being built with minimal impact on fertile, productive horticultural land.

    Advocate for simplified and transparent building consent processes.

  • Advocate for more social housing and affordable housing.

    Ensure new housing will be located and designed to adapt to the effects of climate change.