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View a hard copy of the Draft RPS

A hard copy of the Draft RPS is available for viewing at any of Nelson's libraries or the Council's Customer Service Centre (Civic House, corner of Trafalgar and Halifax Streets).

Alternatively, a hard copy may be purchased by emailing the Planning Administrator at ($15 in colour, $10 black and white). 

Download the Draft RPS

The Draft RPS can be downloaded either in full or by chapter. The individual chapter sections provide a brief overview and include a link to a page containing background research and technical documents.

Download the full Draft RPS

Download the Draft RPS in full here (2.4MB PDF)

Research and technical documents

Download the Draft RPS by chapter

Introduction (1.5MB PDF)

1. Tangata Whenua Iwi of Whakatū
     Take o te hiranga ki ngā Iwi o Whakatū

2. Infrastructure and Energy 
     Te tuhituhi o te tipuranga me te tūāpapa

3. Character and Amenity
     Pūāhua me te aahurutanga

4. Social and Economic Wellbeing
     Pāpori me te ōhanga hauora

5. Natural Hazards
     Whakahaere mōrearea taiao

6. Historic Heritage
     Taonga tuku iho

7. Landscape
     Kainga whenua kanohi

8. Biodiversity

9. Land
     Whenua me te oneone

10. Coastal and Marine Environment
     Takutai Moana

11. Freshwater

12. Air
     Kounga hau

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