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.
Diagram of the Upper Takaka water supply
Upper Takaka Water Supply takes water from a creek on Takaka Hill.
The water undergoes sedimentation, filtration, and UV disinfection. There is no chlorine residual in this supply.
Please contact us if you'd like more information on the Upper Takaka supply.