PORIRUA CITY COUNCIL LAND PURCHASES BY CATEGORY
Securing the ‘‘face’’ of Porirua for future generations. Includes 2009’s $560,000, 109 hectare purchase of Colonial Knob, and the 2005 $335,000 partial purchase of Waitangirua Farm, now part of Belmont Regional Park.
The most expensive land in the city. Past purchases include the Pataka site, and the block sold to North City Shopping Centre. Future purchases will facilitate the city centre revitalisation plan.
A block of land belonging to Whitby Coastal Estates which borders the future Transmission Gully off-ramp will be considered by council this month. Typical purchases secure land for water, sewage and roads.
Includes April’s $1.125 million purchase of 34 and 36 Steyne Ave in Plimmerton. The properties are currently rented out but are destined to become a seaside park. The acquisition of 19 Bay Drive in Titahi Bay is being finalised.