Draft strategy for Our Heritage, Our Taonga
Update: 17 December 2018
The draft heritage strategy reached an important milestone, with the hearings panel who've been considering the submissions concluding their deliberations. They recommended some minor changes, some minor changes(external link) and that the updated strategy go to the Council for approval.
There will be a report prepared for when the strategy goes before the councillors.
Once the strategy has been finalised and adopted, it will be rolled out in 2019, following an implementation plan developed in collaboration with the community.
The draft strategy outlines four distinct goals, along with steps to achieve them
- Our Heritage, Our Taonga is accessible to all and shared and celebrated.
- Our Heritage, Our Taonga from Christchurch and Banks Peninsula’s six papatipu rūnanga is acknowledged with respect to their mana whenua and in accordance with their values and culture.
- Our Heritage, Our Taonga includes and respects all the cultures and distinct communities of the district.
- Our Heritage, Our Taonga is protected through collaboration and partnership.