Matangi local area blueprint

Matangi

Population: 2,326 (2016 estimate) with growth projected to reach 2,832 by 2045.

We came to Matangi in October 2018 and heard what was important to you. We heard what you wanted to see in your community in the future. We heard lots of great ideas and a number of these initiatives can be found below. 

We would now like to hear what your top three priorities are for Matangi.

These top priorities will then be used by Council when they’re making decisions. It’s important that we hear from you, even if we’ve got it right and you have no other suggestions.

Below is a list of priorities to choose from. Download the Waikato District Blueprint for more information and once you know what your top three are, select the Submit Feedback button to have your say.


What are your top three priorities for Matangi?

  • Identity

    • Build on the strong identity of Matangi based on the unique qualities of the local area. Consider the Matangi Factory history and current use.
  • Nature

    There are no specific priorities relating to this topic for Matangi. For district-wide priorities on this theme, see Nature.

  • Iwi

    There are no specific priorities relating to this topic for Matangi. For district-wide priorities on this theme, see Iwi.

  • Communities

    There are no specific priorities relating to this topic for Matangi. For district-wide priorities on this theme, see Communities.

  • Growth

    There are no specific priorities relating to this topic for Matangi. For district-wide priorities on this theme, see Growth.

  • Economy

    • Establish a heritage, cultural and new economy business cluster
    • Produce a village centre plan
    • Support landowners’ initiatives to develop more mixed use and retail areas
    • Identify if, how much and where possible additional employment land for office development is needed beyond the zoning in the Proposed District Plan
    • Identify if, how much and where possible additional employment land for retail development is needed beyond the zoning in the Proposed District Plan
  • Transport

    • Provide traffic calming and improved parking opportunities along the central section of Tauwhare Road
    • Construct a footpath along Matangi Road up to Fuchsia Lane
    • Implement a loop bus service through Matangi and Newstead
    • Refer to the district-wide initiatives for the promotion of passenger transport services, including opportunities for commuters.
  • Infrastructure

    • Resolve wastewater and water reticulation issues.
  • Governance

    There are no specific priorities relating to this topic for Matangi. For district-wide priorities on this theme, see Governance.