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lease of 68 hectares of Crown-owned land will allow key regeneration projects
to progress in Waimakariri.
Information New Zealand (LINZ) is pleased to have reached an agreement with the
Waimakariri District Council to lease residential red zone land.
lease of the land will enable the Council to continue their work on projects
for the community as set out in the Recovery Plan for the district,” says LINZ
Group Manager Canterbury Recovery Jeremy Barr.
leased area includes about 900 Crown-owned properties covering 68 hectares in
Kaiapoi and The Pines Beach regeneration areas. This land will eventually be
divested to the Council, and will allow for work such as surveys and infrastructure
rebuild to start,” says Barr.
currently manages residential red zone properties on behalf of the Crown and
supports the Recovery Plan direction to implement intended long-term uses of
the residential red zone to facilitate recovery. Land use decisions will
promote the wellbeing of the community, support resilience and economic growth,
and be affordable and financially responsible.
role is to ensure Crown land is transferred to the Council and Te Kōhaka o
Tūhaitara Trust in the simplest way to ensure future uses will be implemented
effectively,” Barr says. “We are working on the land divestment plan to
ultimately transfer the leased land into Council ownership by mid 2018.”
David Ayers, Mayor
Waimakariri, says, “This is an important step
forward in our District Regeneration programme. While we have known since last
Christmas that the Crown intended to transfer the former red zones to Council
control, this interim measure enables us to go ahead with roading,
infrastructure and community projects that will enhance not only Kaiapoi and Pines-Kairaki
but the whole District.”
will now be responsible for carrying out maintenance of the land in the
regeneration areas covered by the lease.
Ministerial media statement
from Hon. Nicky Wagner...
Contact: Al Blackie, Chair, Regeneration
Steering Group firstname.lastname@example.org
Implementation Project Manager, District Regeneration, email@example.com
ph 0800 965 468