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. 

2023-2024 Annual Plan

1 July 2023 - 30 June 2024

Here you can see the key information from the current Annual Plan (adopted 29 June 2023). This information is a summarised, accessible version of the plan and can be read using most screen-reading devices for those who with impaired vision. A full PDF version of the document is available below or from the ‘Past Annual Plans’ section.

2023-2024 Annual Plan (PDF, 2.9MB)

Timeline and 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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