Mercury Bay Ward Highlights

Here's what the 2012 Ten Year Plan meant for the Mercury Bay Ward

Average rate movement 2012/13

  • -2.50%

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Ten year average rate movements

  • 2.1%

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Major Projects

Civil Defence project
  • Whitianga tsunami warning system in 2012/2013 and 2013/2014
Roading project
  • Delmaneys Corner Flood Mitigation, Mercury Bay South Area $494k in 2012/13 and 2013/14
Local transportation projects
  • Whitianga Town Centre Upgrade $171k in 2012/13 and $2.7m from 2014/15
  • Ferry Landing Upgrade $221k in 2014/15
  • Lees Road Seal Extension $32k in 2012/13 and $714k in 2013/14
  • Whitianga Town Entrance $224k in 2017/18
Cemetery project
  • New Mercury Bay Cemetery Development - Stage One $311k in 2012/13
Community Hall projects
  • Whitianga Civic Centre $137k in 2012/22
  • Hahei Hall upgrade $11k in 2012/13
Public toilet project
  • Hot Water Beach Superloo $663k from 2017/18
Harbour facility projects
  • Mercury Bay Destination Boat Ramp $1.5m from 2013/14
  • Ferry Landing Historic Wharf Refurbishment $56k in 2014/15
  • Mercury Bay wharf interpretive signage $22k in 2014/15
Parks and reserves projects
  • Mercury Bay sports ground land $2.6m in 2012/13
  • Buffalo Beach Groynes $53k in 2012/13
  • Matarangi Village Green development $49k in 2013/14
  • Whitianga Taylors Mistake & Esplanade $250k in 2020/21
Stormwater project
  • Whitianga Town Centre upgrade (as part of town centre upgrade) $1.5m from 2014/15
Wastewater projects
  • Whitianga town centre upgrade (as part of town centre upgrade) $4k in 2012/13 and $656k in 2014/15 and $666k in 2015/16 and $48k in 2017/18
  • Whitianga pump station upgrade $368k from 2012/13 - 2021/22
  • Cooks Beach treatment disposal $191k in 2012/13 and $721k 2021/22
  • Hahei resource consent renewal $90k in 2014/15
  • Cooks Beach resource consent renewal $100k in 2017/18
  • Hahei treatment plant upgrade $1.2m in 2021/22
  • Whitianga treatment plant extension upgrade $7.1m in 2021/22
Water projects
  • Whitianga town centre reticulation (part of town centre upgrade) $41k in 2012/13 and $964k from 2014/15
  • Hahei consent renewal $87k in 2014/15
  • Matarangi resource consent renewal $108k in 2020/21
Solid waste projects
  • Mercury Bay South refuse transfer station and greenwaste facility $664k from 2012/13
  • Whitianga transfer station $2.3m from 2020/21