Other projects

The Framework is the next stage in collaborative regional strategic planning following the completion of the Wellington Regional Investment Plan (WRIP). It is being developed in the context of other major urban development planning and regional scale projects currently underway across the region, which include:

Type of project


Transport infrastructure

  • Hutt City Cross Valley Transport Connection
  • Hutt City Beltway Cycleway
  • Hutt City Eastern Bays Cycleway
  • Regional Land Transport Plan
  • Regional Rail Plan Update
  • Regional Public Transport Plan Review
  • Regional Smarter Connections Ctrategy and Station Access Plans
  • Wellington Mode Shift Plan
  • NZTA New Zealand Upgrade Programme
  • Peka Peka to Ōtaki
  • Mackays to Peka Peka revocation
  • Petone to Grenada Link Road
  • Petone to Ngauranga Cycleway
  • Long Distance Rail Rolling Stock Business Case (Wellington Region and Horowhenua)
  • Land Transport Safety Improvements between Hutt Valley and Pauatahanui
  • State highway 2  Safety Improvements Masterton to Carterton
  • Let’s Get Wellington Moving
  • Hutt City RiverLink
  • Access Porirua Programme Business Case
  • Resilience Programme Business Case

Housing and planning

  • Proposed Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development
  • Proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Council 2021 Long Term Plans
  • National Planning Standards
  • Wellington City Planning for Growth
  • Porirua District Plan Review
  • South Wairarapa Spatial Plan – Our Future Focus 2050
  • Kāpiti Coast District Plan Variation 2, 3 and 4
  • Lower Hutt Spatial Plan
  • Lower Hutt District Plan Review
  • Upper Hutt District Plan Review
  • Upper Hutt District Plan Change 50
  • Plimmerton Farm Northern Growth Area
  • Eastern Porirua Regeneration Project
  • Upper Stebbings and Glenside West Structure Plan
  • Kāpiti Coast Development Management Strategy Review

Environmental and sustainability

  • Zero Carbon Act
  • Proposed National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land
  • Essential Freshwater work programme(Proposed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, Proposed National Environmental Standard for Freshwater, Proposed Stock Exclusion section 360 Regulations)
  • Proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity
  • Wellington Significant Natural Areas and Significant Landscapes
  • Upper Hutt Sustainability Strategy Review
  • Proposed Natural Resources Plan, GWRC
  • Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality
  • Proposed National Environmental Standards for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres


  • Three Waters Review
  • Urban Growth Agenda
  • Regional Lifelines Project
  • Government Property Project (Kāpiti Coast, Porirua, Hutt Valley)
  • Porirua Medium Density Initiatives
  • Kāpiti GreenFrame: Open Space Strategy Review
  • Kāpiti Stormwater Management Strategy Review
  • Kāpiti Coast ID Forecast Update
  • Kāpiti Economic Development Strategy Refresh
  • Kāpiti Land Audit
  • Kāpiti Community-led Coastal Adaptation Programme

Iwi Projects

  • Wainuiwhenua (Kāpiti)
  • Te Puna Wai papakāinga, Wainuiomata
  • Keneperu Landing, Porirua (partnership with Carrus)
  • Paetutu, Petone (partnership with The Wellington Company)



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