A number of technical reports have been received in relation to the harbour basin settlements. These are available to view or download.

Real estate market

Coastal erosion and inundation 

Land instability/landslide hazard

Business land supply 

Historical flooding research and assessment 

Please note that we have two reports on historical flooding:

Akaroa tourism carrying capacity study

Full report [PDF 411KB]


Sieve mapping

The Council completed a sieve mapping analysis (mapping and overlaying land use constraint and opportunity areas) for the settlement study areas. This has identified areas where further investigation into managing settlement growth or consolidation may be warranted in the medium to long term via detailed planning studies.