Lakeside Stage 1:
A Residential Development Opportunity

Kāinga Ora is pleased to present an opportunity to purchase and build on Stage 1 lots in Lakeside, a masterplanned development at Te Kauwhata

Stage 1 comprises of 224 lots with a total area of 8.45Ha and supports a yield of approximately 224 homes.

Kāinga Ora is looking for a range of builder partners to deliver Stage 1 and respondents are invited to submit proposals for 5 or more of the lots described in the offer.

Stage 1 Summary

  • 224 lots ranging from 225m2 to 699m2, which make up all of Stage 1
  • Total area of 8.45Ha
  • Supporting a yield of approximately 224 homes
  • 20 percent of homes to meet the affordable housing criteria
  • Affordable homes all being three-bedroom typologies for stage 1
  • All new homes to achieve 6 Homestar rating
  • Homes to comply with the Lakeside Design Guidelines which can be viewed here
  • Zoning is Living zone – Medium and High Density
  • Handover of sites expected from September 2021

How to Respond

Respondents are asked to prepare their submission, for one or more of the superlots described in the offer, as per the requirements of the Response Form and attach relevant information to support their response.

Click here to download the response form

Click here to view the Development Agreement FAQ

Click here to view the Sample DA Specific Term Sheet

The closing date for submission is: 4pm on 14 October 2021. 

Selection Process

  • Evaluation and shortlist of developers will be selected by early November 2021
  • The final purchaser/s selection is expected to be made by late November 2021

Questions in relation to the IM and response should be made directly to


Lakeside IM
Design Document
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Design documents
Design documents
Technical Document
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Technical documents
Technical documents
Geo1 v2
Geotechnical completion report 1
Geotechnical completion report 2
Geo3 v2
Geotechnical completion report 3
Geotechnical completion report 4
Legal Document
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Lot titles v2
Lot titles
Records of title
Land covenants
Development FAQ

Design Guidelines

Kāinga Ora has an established set of design guidelines for the development projects we masterplan and manage. These guidelines guide our own organisation and our delivery partners, with the aim of ensuring that the built environment we deliver facilitates positive social outcomes. They demonstrate best practice design so that all parties involved know what is required to meet our core objective of creating neighbourhoods that support the wellbeing of our communities. 

Click here to view the design guidelines

Design Guidelines
Design Guidelines