Annual Plans

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The Council prepares a Ten Year Plan every three years. In each of the two interim years, we prepare an Annual plan. This determines the specific projects, resourcing and budgets for each year ahead. This is a statutory process defined by the Local Government Act 2002. 


Consultation now open on the draft Annual Plan 2023-2024



Submissions are open on our draft Annual Plan 2023-2024. We encourage everyone in the district to take time to understand what this year's budget is made up of, which has been put together under some challenging conditions.

Check out our consultation document, which provides a summary of the key points and find out ways to engage with us on Let's Talk.

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Timeline / Process

  • Early March: Supporting documents and consultation document presented to Councillors for adoption. Once adopted the public consultation process begins shortly after. 

  • Early April: The period for public submissions closes. 

  • Late May: Hearing of submissions, usually in both Wānaka and Queenstown. This will be followed by an opportunity for Councillors to deliberate these submissions and provide guidance to Council officers. 

  • Late June: Final plan presented to Councillors for adoption, taking effect from 1 July.

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