The master plan prioritises the re-introduction of the indigenous plant species once found in the area. Boardwalks, trails and a timber bridge connect the community and encourage a naturally active lifestyle.
Over a third of Wharekaho's 29.3 hectares will comprise protected bush and wetlands. The remaining land is divided into 111 generous, north-facing sections that boast sun and sea views and proximity to attractive boardwalks and wildlife. Explicit design guidelines ensure architectural integrity that acknowledges the surrounding land and respects the importance of privacy, views and neighbourhood aesthetics.