In June 2024, Manawatū District Council will publish its 2024-2034 Long-term Plan. It's an important plan that explains the key projects that we will work on and the services that we will provide, and explains how we will pay for them.

Now we are asking you for your feedback on our plan. We want to know what you think about the plan generally, and we have some specific questions on issues and projects that we are considering.

You are playing an important role in shaping our district when you read and provide feedback on this plan. The information in our Consultation Document will help you consider the challenges the district faces, our finances, and the key projects that we are planning to do.

You can read our Consultation Document by clicking on the link to the right of this page.

Council decisions - options we need your feedback on

There are four specific issues that we are seeking your feedback on:

LTP Consultation - a look at the key issues

Our Council is complex and balancing the books is tricky. We need to make lots of decisions such as how we fund things via rates and user fees, how much money to borrow, how to invest prudently and how to allocate rates.

There is a lot more information on how we make financial decisions in our Consultation Document. We recommend you take a look to learn more, and for even more detail, check out our Financial Strategy.

Supporting Documents

Our Draft Long-term Plan is made up of several documents which provide additional information and context.

You can take a look through all the different policies, strategies and plans which make up the draft Long-term Plan 2024-2034 via the link below.

Draft LTP and Supporting Documents

What do you think of our draft plan?

Let us know by completing our submission form