Tākaka is the largest urban settlement in Golden Bay.

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Over the years it has attracted both local and overseas holiday makers as well as permanent residents seeking an alternative lifestyle. Today, the area plays a major role in the District's dairying industry.

A significant part of the wider Golden Bay land ownership consists of non-resident owners who primarily come to Golden Bay during the peak holiday season. This non-resident population, in addition to tourist visitors, also depend on Tākaka for key service provision over the holiday season.

Council representation and council offices

Upper Takaka water supply and quality

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