The Whakatane District Council has entered into a conditional agreement to sell a 3.1 hectare of block of Harbour Fund-owned land at Port Ohope.

The land at 325-345 Harbour Road is adjacent to the Surf and Sand Holiday Park and has been earmarked for residential subdivision in the Council’s proposed District Plan, via the Port Ohope Structure Plan.

Toru ira tahi heketea te nui o te whenua ka hokona atu i te takutai kei Ohope i raro i te mana whakahaere o Harbour Fund.  Kua whakaae te kaunihera a rohe o Whakatane kia hokona atu tenei whenua penei te nui a ki te tika nga whakahaere ka hokona atu te whenua nei hei te marama o Kohitatea i te tau titoki.  Kei waenga i te toru rau rua tekau ma rima ki te toru rau wha tekau ma rima i runga raro matua o Harbour, waahi papai mo te hunga kei te hararei.