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What else has changed?

The capital projects programme outlined in the Long Term Plan 2018-28 (LTP) includes a substantial investment in a range of projects. For the Annual Plan 2020/21, some projects have been brought forward, some will be rescheduled to a later date, and some have been cancelled, as they are no longer required.

Changes to the capital works programme

Table one: Variation between LTP year 3 and Annual Plan 2020/21

Activity names as used in the LTP Annual Plan 2020/21 ($000) Long Term Plan 2020/21 ($000) Change between LTP Year 3 and Annual Plan 2020/21 ($000)
Community and Visitor Experiences 19,717 72,754 -53,037
Water Supply 14,604 4,955 9,649
Transportation 13,290 15,048 -1,758
Wastewater 8,036 3,795 4,241
Property Assets 7,533 3,889 3,644
Stormwater 3,361 6,675 -3,314
Support Units  2,538 2,493 45
Other Infrastructure 2,070 2,164 -94
City Strategy  1,067 592 475
Total ($000) 72,216 112,365 -40,149

Table two: Changes over $500,000 to a project between LTP year 3 and Annual Plan 2020/21

Activity Group Details of changes over $500,000 to 2020/21
Water Supply 
  • Borefield No.1 Rising Main New project, $5 million from loans for a new pipe to connect the new bore field to the supply network to access good quality drinking water.

  • New Water Treatment Plants $2 million has been moved from 2019/20 as there are two treatment plants to be built and the timing of the second plant will be outside of 2020/21 and identified in the LTP budgets.

  • Borefield No.2 Land purchase $1.5 million has been moved from new Taradale borefields to fund this project.

  • New Napier Hill reservoir $1.5 million has been moved from 2019/20. This funding will be used to start the design and land designation process once land is secured.

  • New Bores in Awatoto $1.5 million – additional funding requirement arisen out of Water Supply Model and Water Supply Masterplan.

  • Awatoto Industrial & Phillips Rd Supply $800,000 additional requirement due to growth.

  • District Monitoring Project $560,000 additional budget approved as part of the Annual Plan 2019/20.

  • New Reservoir Western Hills $500,000 has been deferred to 2021/22 as this funding is part of the Mission development and won’t be needed until the new subdivision is built.


  • Ahuriri Masterplan Project 11 Pandora Catchment Improvements $800,000 moved to 2021/22 because stormwater modelling is still underway.
  • Ahuriri Masterplan project 3 Improve Direct Outfalls - $800,000 moved to 2021/22 because stormwater modelling is still underway.
  • New Pump Station in Bay View $2.6 million deferred to 2021/22 because stormwater modelling and master planning needs to occur first.
  • Te Awa Structure Plan New requirement - $1 million additional funding for infrastructure to enable development in Te Awa, funded by development contributions.
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade New requirement - additional funding of $2 million for urgent repairs.
  • Wastewater Outfall replacement Additional $1.9 million is required for investigations and design to address the outfall leak issue.
  • Sewer pipe renewal budget Moved to Wastewater Outfall pipe repairs budget - $500,000.
  • Pandora Industrial Main $700,000 moved from 2019/20 because further investigation is required before work can be specified and programmed. 
  • Te Awa Structure Plan $500,000 new requirement to fund infrastructure to enable development in Te Awa, funded by development contributions. 
  • Te Awa Structure Plan New requirement - $800,000 additional funding for infrastructure to enable development in Te Awa, funded by development contributions.
  • Te Awa Avenue $1.2 million has been moved from 2019/20, as the project was deferred.
  • Intersection safety improvement projects $820,000 moved from 2019/20 as the work on Kennedy Road/Marewa Shops upgrade was unable to be completed this year.
  • CBD Development $4 million deferred until 2021/22 and 2022/23 for the Marine Parade Piazza and Emerson Street Upgrade to give adequate time to develop a masterplan for the CBD and to develop detailed designs for the individual projects.
Property Assets 
  • Ahuriri Masterplan Iron Pot Public Access - $4 million has been moved to 2020/21. In 2019/20 designs were developed which will be shared with Council and the community before moving to the detailed design stage. Funding ($4 million) for the works won’t be needed until this is done.
  • Inner Harbour Facilities Renewal - $2 million moved to 2021/22 while Inner Harbour Masterplan is finalised. This will inform what works and funding is required. Some budget has been retained to replace the pontoons at the Nelson Quay ramp.
  • Property Holdings Property Purchase New requirement - $1.8 million for potential property purchases
Community and visitor experiences
  • Reserves – Whakarire Ave Revetment $1.7 million has been moved from 2019/20 as the project was delayed due to further consultation with residents. An additional $500,000 has been added to the budget due to increased cost estimates, so the allocation for the project is now $2.2 million.
  • Napier War Memorial build $1 million moved from 2019/20 to allow time for a new concept design.
  • Kennedy Park – Main Ablution Block$650,000 moved from 2019/20 as not all construction will be underway in 2019/20.
  • MTG – New Collection Shelving $500,000 deferred until 2021/22 as the collection shelving is only needed once there is new storage (under the collection storage facility project).
  • Napier Library Rebuild $3.8 million deferred to 2021/22 as investigations are still underway regarding the Library as part of a Civic Precinct.
  • Napier Aquatic Centre Development $19.3 million moved out of 2020/21 due to project delay.
  • National Aquarium of NZ – Expansion project $33 million (includes projected external funding) moved out of 2020/21 with the project being reviewed.

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