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Analysis of efficacy of effects-based planning in relation to the national planning template

Publication date:  May 2017
Publication reference number:  CR 244

This report studies five districts (Kaipara, New Plymouth, Taupo, Waimakariri and Clutha) to understand why district councils use ‘effects-based’ plans, and the usability and outcomes of such plans. This research also evaluates councils’ long-term intentions for effects-based planning.