Recreation (including 1.1km out-of-river flatwater facility) ecological restoration and residential

This option for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Area seeks to provide a balance between:

  • Ecological restoration

  • Recreation , including a 1.1km out of river flatwater facility suitable for waka ama, dragon boating, canoeing and related sports

  • A range of intermediate period and permanent residential uses.

It includes an exchange of land between Rawhiti and Avondale Golf courses with a new course in Bexley. The existing courses are re-developed for residential use.

Map showing potential areas for recreation (including 1.1km out-of-river flatwater facility), ecological restoration and residential.


This option for the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Area seeks to provide a balance between:

  • Ecological restoration

  • Recreation , including a 1.1km out of river flatwater facility suitable for waka ama, dragon boating, canoeing and related sports

  • A range of intermediate period and permanent residential uses.

It includes an exchange of land between Rawhiti and Avondale Golf courses with a new course in Bexley. The existing courses are re-developed for residential use.

Map showing potential areas for recreation (including 1.1km out-of-river flatwater facility), ecological restoration and residential.