Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40Rotorua Sustainable Living Strategy Toitū te oranga o Rotorua | Page 19 Sustainable Living Portfolio Lead Councillor Janet Wepa and Steering group message Strategies Actions Treat our waste water to a high standard and discharge safely • Recognise the importance of Te Arawa perspectives on wastewater treatment and water use • Identify options to reduce water volume and contaminants • Implement the Rotoiti - Rotomā Sewage Reticulation Programme • Implement the Wastewater Treatment Plant Plan to upgrade with an alternative discharge location Work collaboratively with agencies, iwi and stakeholders to manage water catchment areas • Facilitate the development of management plans for stream catchment areas in collaboration with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council, Department of Conservation, iwi, landowners, community and business stakeholders Work with stakeholders to protect and promote biodiversity • Review reserve management plans to strengthen nature conservation principles and encourage community action • Seek partners for the restoration of Sanatorium Reserve • Review Council policy for public space planting to optimise native plant corridors • Review Council policy for horticultural chemical use to cost- effectively minimise risk to biodiversity, human health and stream ecology Encourage diversification of land use to reduce environmental impacts • Ensure spatial planning facilitates environmentally and economically sustainable use of land • Support provision of information to the public on climate change impacts on horticulture and agriculture that identifies viable alternative land uses • Enable and promote ‘living labs’ for sustainable land use that is low nutrient - high value Review and implement a water conservation plan • Review Council operations' water uses and identify opportunities to reduce, set goals and lead community by example • Consider opportunities to reuse water within infrastructure networks Review methods to improve storm water management • Consider new ways of managing rainfall to mitigate drought and flooding impacts, reduce soil erosion and nutrient leaching in the urban environment Protect the geothermal ecosystem and features • Work in collaboration with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, iwi and other agencies to regulate the use of geothermal resources in a sustainable manner based on scientific and cultural knowledge • Support traditional Māori uses of geothermal resources