Protecting Oratia’s Heritage


We’ve gathered a few documents and links that you might find interesting…

The Oratia Local Area Plan – created by Council in 2009 as a guiding document for the future of Oratia

The Oratia Village Masterplan – commissioned by Council in 2013 as a vision for the village centre

Oratia Historical Study – a fascinating social history of Oratia commissioned by Council in 2013 as part of the Oratia Heritage and Design Project

Waitakere Ranges Foothills Design Guide – Council’s guidelines for private landowners building in the Waitakere Ranges 

A Guide to the Heritage Features of the Waitakere Ranges – created by Council to inform applications for resource consent

The Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area Act 2008

The Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area Act Monitoring Report 2013 – regular monitoring reports are a requirement of the Act, and the 2018 report is currently being researched

Auckland Council’s explanation of how it views the Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area Act

The Auckland Unitary Plan – Council’s road map for the future of Auckland

A map of the Waitakere Ranges Heritage Area