Hearing Stream Topics and Schedule

We are getting ready for hearings

We have appointed an independent Hearings Panel to hear submissions on the Proposed District Plan.

There are eight hearing streams in total as outlined in the Hearing Procedures (see a summary in table below).

At this stage, the dates for hearing streams 1 to 6 have been confirmed. The dates for the remaining two hearing streams will be confirmed in due course.

To check what submissions and submission points are being heard in hearing streams 3 to 6 - please refer to our Summary of Submissions page.

Hearings Schedule
Hearing Stream 1
27 September to 1 October
Over-arching matters, Plan-wide structural issues, Definitions applying across more than one hearing stream
Hearing Stream 2
29 October to 15 November
Natural Environment Values, Tangata Whenua, Papakāinga
Hearing Stream 3
3 December to 10 December
Hazards and Risks, Historic and Cultural Values
Hearing Stream 4
8-9, 11, 14 - 15 February 2022
Energy, Infrastructure and Transport, General District-Wide Matters
Hearing Stream 5
16, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24 and 25 May 2022
Subdivision (except urban zones), Rural Zones, Open Space and Recreation Zones, Special Purpose Zones
Hearing Stream 6
27 and 28 June 2022
Hearing Stream 7
Dates TBC
Subdivision (urban zones), Residential Zones, Commercial and Mixed-Use Zones
Hearing Stream 8
Dates TBC
Interpretation and definitions (not already covered), Any remaining matters, Integration matters

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You can watch the hearings via our livestream.