There are two community boards in the Banks Peninsula Ward: Akaroa-Wairewa and Lyttelton-Mount Herbert.
The Banks Peninsula Community Board Plan for 2017-19 [PDF, 2.5 MB] was developed by talking with the community and is the Board's vision for the future of Banks Peninsula.
The purpose of this Akaroa Harbour Basin Settlements Study was to take an integrated, long-term view (25 to 30 years) of land-use change and other issues within the settlements of the harbour basin and incorporate the local community's preferences on how future land-use changes should be managed.
This Places and Spaces [PDF, 1.4 MB]Plan provides guidance and recommendations for the future direction and management of the public realm of Akaroa Township, ensuring that public places reflect the local character and provide for ease of access and movement.
This contextual overview and thematic framework [PDF, 28 MB] provides a broad overview and understanding of Banks Peninsula and its development in the last 150 years, which is pivotal for the future identification and management of heritage.
Based on data from Statistics New Zealand.