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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.

Decision released 

A print copy of the decision is also available for viewing at multiple locations - details in the public notice.

Appeal process

People who have made a submission on this plan change may appeal to the Environment Court within 30 working days of being served with notice of the decision.

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

Notification material

Hearing documents

Background information 

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