Land remediation update
Now that the Pigeon Valley fire is controlled, we will be working towards remediating damage caused by the fire and equipment used to contain it. Landowners/leaseholders need to initially utilise their insurance cover. Where there is no cover or the cover is insufficient, the next alternative is to ...


Pohara, Ligar Bay, Tata Beach and Tarakohe are the coastal settlement area at the southernmost end of Golden Bay.

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Council representation and council offices

  • Pohara / Ligar Bay / Tata Beach / Tarakohe is part of the Golden Bay Ward
  • The Golden Bay Community Board provides a community voice
  • The Tasman District Council Takaka Office is located approximate 9 kilometres from Pohara
  • Check out the Port Tarakohe Webcam
Pohara water supply and quality
Councillor Sue Brown - Golden Bay Ward
Councillor Paul Sangster - Golden Bay Ward

These projects are included in the Long Term Plan for Pohara.