This Strategy guides decision-making for Council across four priority areas:
Sustainable Resource Management: Sustainably managing the natural and physical resources of the District for future generations.
Environmental Protection: Recognising and protecting places of natural heritage and outstanding natural features and landscapes across the District.
Climate Change: Planning for and responding to climate change.
Waste Minimisation: Continuing to implement and improve on our waste minimisation initiatives.
None of us can address these challenges alone, so this Strategy describes how Council can work with our communities, Iwi and hapū, partners, local groups and businesses, and central and local government. We need to work together, as a Council, as a community, and as individuals, to take action right now, and join the cities and communities around the world who have recognised the need for urgent action on the environmental and climate change crises.