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Mangawhai Community Plan 2019.

Mangawhai is the fastest growing settlement in Kaipara. Due to its proximity to Auckland and high recreational and scenic value, it is a popular destination that is rapidly transforming from a small, informal beach settlement of holiday houses into a town.

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Walking & cycling opportunities

Productive rural land is being subdivided

Protecting coastal character and history

Building consents have grown by 15%

Providing for a choice of housing & lifestyles

Slow street from school to beach

Media Releases

Coastal Walkways open days

The Coastal Walkways project team invites you to come along and be guided through the full coastal walkway feasibility study, highlighting the range of opportunities and challenges presented.   Both workshops will be drop in sessions and run with the same format and information on both days. 

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Open Spaces project page

Our plan for Mangawhai over the next 10 years.

Our Open Spaces project contributes to Blue Green Infrastructure, Improve connectivity and Protecting coastal character and history.

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Slow Street from school to beach

A slow street will connect the different areas of Mangawhai, from the school to the beach over time, invigorating town centres along the way.

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Keep an eye out for our Mangawhai Community Plan “Making it happen” signs going up around town.

You told us that you are here because of the beach, the bush, the active way of life, the informality and the slower pace. You value community; lots of volunteering, looking after our environment, looking after each other. You do not want to lose these things as Mangawhai grows.

The Mangawhai Community Plan (MCP) is a document to provide guidance to Kaipara District Council in the management of growth in Mangawhai.

  • Mangawhai Community Plan Document
  • Transport Projects
  • Water Management Projects
  • Open Spaces Projects
  • Media Releases
  • Technical Reports
  • Archived Documents
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