Frequently Asked Questions

How big is Silverstream Estates™ subdivision?
Stages 1 to 4 will provide 611 of a possible 1,115 sections within the whole subdivision.

What size are the sections?
The section sizes range from approximately 300sqm to 600sqm.

What are the high-density areas like?
The high density is a mix of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom villas located along the stream through to apartment style living closer to the convenience shopping precinct.

When will titles be issued?

Stages 1, 2a, 3a, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4b are all fully titled. The B3 block is due to be titled December 2016.

Further Stages will be available when the new Arterial Road is commenced/completed during 2017.


What does Silverstream Estates™ subdivision offer the community?
There are abundant reserves throughout the estate including a reserve along the stream which features a pebble beach and jetty, a 2.8 km running and cycling track with exercise stations and children's playgrounds. A convenience shopping precinct located opposite the Village Green will provide all your basic needs and other services.

Is there fibre optic cable in Silverstream?  
Silverstream is a fibre optic only subdivision. Check the Websites of the various providers to see if they can service your particular lot. The fibre was laid by Chorus.

The power lines and steel towers have been removed from the Estate.

The new lines have been placed underground outside of the residential area of the sub division on the eastern (other) side of Island Road.

Is the power substation remaining as well?
Yes, however it will be almost completely hidden by retail shops, landscaping and parking.

Are there design restrictions on the housing?
There are covenants to ensure quality development and protect the value of your property.

Will Geotech and Good Ground reports be available free of charge?
Yes. Both reports are provided with each section purchased free of charge.

How stable is the land going to be?
Stage 1 sites conform to the Technical Category 1 (TC1) and (TC2) classification and stages 2 through to 4 will conform to TC2.

Can we use our own builder?
Yes. Choose your section and use your own builder. We will advise and help you with design and can also recommend one of the reputable building companies working within the subdivision.

Can we have a wood burner?
Effective 15 May 2013, Silverstream was changed to Clean Air Zone 1 - refer to https://www.ecan.govt.nz/your-region/your-environment/air-quality/home-heating/home-heating-options-in-my-clean-air-zone/ for specific details