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Proposed Plan Change C: Kikiwhenua Residential Area

This plan change proposes to rezone the first stage of a new area to the west of the city to enable more housing. The new area is referred to as the Kikiwhenua residential area, part of the wider Kakatangiata growth area.

Plan change status: notification

Plan Change C will be notified for public consultation on 19 November 2018. Submissions on the proposed changes must be received by 4pm, Tuesday 18 December 2018.  

Rezoning land in this area would enable about 220 new homes to be built, fronting the Mangaone Stream.

Key documents 

Enquiries about Proposed Plan Change C can be made to Keegan Aplin-Thane, Planner, on 06 356 8199 or email

Photo shows map of proposed new residential area to the west of Palmerston North.

Kikiwhenua residential area