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We sought your views on proposals to change the legal framework for the Wellington Town Belt (Town Belt).
The aim of the Bill is to both protect the Town Belt more and modernise the governance of it.
Brochure including maps and draft bill (2.8MB PDF)
The final Wellington Town Belt Bill was approved by the Council on Tuesday 30 September 2014. The final Bill contains changes as a result of submissions received.
Wellington Town Belt Bill - approved by Council (229KB PDF)
Wellington Town Belt Bill - Next Steps - DLA Phillips Fox (156KB PDF)
In 2013, the Council approved a set of drafting instructions that outlined what a bill for a local Act of Parliament would look like and aim to achieve. This draft Bill is based on these instructions.
Proposed Legislative Change: Drafting Instructions (39KB PDF) | Text version (64KB RTF)
Local bills are promoted by local authorities and deal with matters confined to a particular area, in this case Wellington. It is proposed that Wellington Central MP Grant Robertson will be the local MP who introduces the Bill to Parliament.
Mike Oates, Manager
Open Space and Recreation Planning
Paul Andrews, Manager
Parks, Sport and Recreation