Public notices

Recent public notices from the Council.

Airport Farm Trustee Ltd (Limited Notification)

This application has been granted, subject to conditions. Download the Hearing Panel's decision:

Hearing panel decision on resource consent application by Airport Farm Trustee Ltd [PDF, 7 MB]

Airport Farm Trustee Ltd had applied to renew two resource consents relating to its chicken-farm operation on Airport Dr, New Plymouth. 


Application form and AEE
Remediation (NZ) Ltd

This application has been declined. Download the Hearing Panel's decision:

Hearing Panel decision on resource consent application by Remediation NZ Ltd  [PDF, 1.2 MB]

The company had applied to renew resource consents to discharge waste material, treated stormwater & leachate, and to discharge emissions into the air from composting operations. The applicant is Remediation (NZ) Ltd

Expand the headings to inspect/download the applications and related documentation:

Hearing information

NEW: Hearing Committee Minute #2 [PDF, 75 KB]

Hearing Committee Minute #1 [PDF, 31 KB]

Notice of hearing - Remediation NZ Ltd [PDF, 268 KB]

Change of venue - Remediation NZ Ltd hearing [PDF, 249 KB]

Council officer report and recommendations [PDF, 3.1 MB]

Order of proceedings [PDF, 197 KB]

Hearing timetable [PDF, 338 KB]

Applicant hearing evidence

Applicant's closing reply [PDF, 8.3 MB]

Consent conditions offered post-hearing [PDF, 414 KB]

TRC Hearing evidence

Council Officers' final recommendation [PDF, 367 KB]

Taranaki Regional Council riparian management plan [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Hearing evidence - submitters

Urenui & Districts Health Group statement of evidence [PDF, 247 KB]

Climate Justice Taranaki statement of evidence [PDF, 2.1 MB]

Paora Laurence statement of evidence [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Taranaki Energy Watch statement of evidence [PDF, 3.1 MB]

Taranaki Energy Watch legal submission [PDF, 438 KB]

Bendall & Baker (Backshall) supplementary statement of evidence [PDF, 899 KB]

Bendall & Baker (Backshall) supporting information [PDF, 530 KB]

Bendall & Baker legal submission [PDF, 2.2 MB]

Ngāti Mutunga additional material [PDF, 11 MB]

Ngāti Mutunga - Anne-Maree McKay additional statement of evidence [PDF, 308 KB]

Ngāti Mutunga - Carol Shenton statement of evidence [PDF, 440 KB]

Ngāti Mutunga - Rawiri McClutchie statement of evidence [PDF, 392 KB]

Ngāti Mutunga - legal submission & Haehanga Catchment Report [PDF, 8.1 MB]

Hearing evidence - applicant

David Gibson supplementary evidence [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Colin Kay supplementary evidence [PDF, 638 KB]

Andrew Curtis supplementary evidence [PDF, 941 KB]

Kathryn Hooper supplementary evidence [PDF, 652 KB]

Legal submission [PDF, 2.2 MB]

Applicant's expert evidence

Offered conditions [PDF, 147 KB]

Expert evidence - air quality [PDF, 151 KB]

Expert evidence - monitoring & nitrogen [PDF, 2.8 MB]

Expert evidence - economic effects [PDF, 278 KB]

Expert evidence - applicant [PDF, 503 KB]

Expert evidence - planning [PDF, 652 KB]

Expert evidence - iwi concerns [PDF, 12 MB]

Data and graphics bundle [PDF, 19 MB]

Submitters' expert evidence

Ngāti Mutunga (Anne-Maree McKay) [PDF, 421 KB]

Ngāti Mutunga (Anne-Maree Mckay attachment to evidence) [PDF, 2.1 MB]

Ngāti Mutunga (Katie Jane Beecroft) [PDF, 336 KB]

Ngāti Mutunga (Kathryn Jane McArthur) [PDF, 1.4 MB]

D&G Bendall and J Baker (Duncan Backshall) [PDF, 670 KB]

Hearing evidence - submitters

Ngāti Mutunga (Jamie Tuuta) [PDF, 743 KB]

Glen and Dawn Bendall [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Jennifer Baker [PDF, 64 KB]

Bernard Coils (for Bendalls and Baker) [PDF, 122 KB]

John Oxenham (for Bendalls and Baker) [PDF, 77 KB]

Trent Agent and Kimberlee Williams (for Bendals and Baker) [PDF, 552 KB]

Urenui and Districts Health Group survey [PDF, 769 KB]

Final application documents - June 2020

Revised Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE) - June 2020 [PDF, 4.1 MB]

Appendix A - title & property [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Appendix B - existing consents [PDF, 2.7 MB]

Appendix C - Integrated Management System [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Appendix D - Site Practices Plan [PDF, 1 MB]

Appendix E - Wetlands Treatment System Management Plan [PDF, 1 MB]

Stormwater channels [PDF, 413 KB]

Appendix F - Leachate & Stormwater Management Plan [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Irrigation model [PDF, 465 KB]

SWPI irrigation (revision A May 2020) [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Appendix G - Release of Final Product protocols [PDF, 1.8 MB]

April 2018 compost results [PDF, 4.4 MB]

January 2020 compost results [PDF, 75 KB]

Appendix H - Composting Facility Management Plan [PDF, 869 KB]

Appendix I - Groundwater, Soil & Stream Monitoring Plan [PDF, 2 MB]

Appendix J - organic composting protocols (vermiculture only) [PDF, 709 KB]

Appendix K - Landscaping Plan [PDF, 2 MB]

Riparian Planting Plan [PDF, 497 KB]

Appendix L - Environmental & Safety Management Plan [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Appendix M - Waste Acceptance Plan [PDF, 1013 KB]

Appendix N - Site Reinstatement (Exit) Plan [PDF, 241 KB]

Appendix O - Farm Environmental Management Plan [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Appendix P - Petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated site guidelines [PDF, 224 KB]

Appendix Q - plan of irrigation blocks [PDF, 354 KB]

Appendix R - drilling mud sample results [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Appendix S - Assessment of Cultural Effects [PDF, 1.9 MB]

Appendix T - process diagram [PDF, 363 KB]

Appendix U - Haehanga Catchment preliminary groundwater investigation [PDF, 6.1 MB]

Appendix V - letter to neighbours [PDF, 32 KB]

Appendix W - Haehanga-Mimitangiatua confluence test results [PDF, 865 KB]

Appendix X - sampling data summaries [PDF, 3.2 MB]

Fish survey & biomonitoring report [PDF, 1.9 MB]

Appendix Y - Assessment of odour effect [PDF, 2.2 MB]

Appendix Z - Uruti Composting Facility nitrogen balance [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Appendix AA - irrigation block nitrogen analysis [PDF, 3.9 MB]

Appendix AB - irrigating high- & low-risk soils on the Uruti site [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Further information (superseded)

Presentation to TRC October 2018 [PDF, 12 MB]

Reponse to request for further information [PDF, 127 KB]

Revised Assessment of Environmental Effects (August 2018) [PDF, 4.6 MB]

Appendix C - Uruti Waste Acceptance Plan [PDF, 3.9 MB]

Appendix D - Uruti Site Practices Plan [PDF, 906 KB]

Appendix E - Uruti Wetlands Treatment System Management Plan [PDF, 991 KB]

Appendix E - Map of Stormwater channels [PDF, 413 KB]

Appendix F - Uruti Leachate & Stormwater Management Plan [PDF, 1.7 MB]

Appendix F - Irrigation model [PDF, 885 KB]

Revised irrigation model [PDF, 140 KB]

Appendix G - Uruti Release-of-Final-Product protocols [PDF, 491 KB]

Appendix H - Results of testing of final product (Hills Laboratories) - 1 [PDF, 214 KB]

Appendix H - Results of testing of final product (Hills Laboratories) - 2 [PDF, 59 KB]

Appendix H - MfE guidelines for petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated sites [PDF, 91 KB]

Appendix I - Haehanga catchment preliminary groundwater investigations [PDF, 3.2 MB]

Appendix J - Uruti Composting Facility Management Plan [PDF, 869 KB]

Appendix K - Groundwater, Soil & Stream Monitoring Plan [PDF, 2.7 MB]

Appendix L - Landscaping Plan [PDF, 205 KB]

Appendix L - Riparian Planting Plan [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Appendix M - Uruti site photo - 1 [PDF, 527 KB]

Appendix M - Uruti site photo - 2 [PDF, 5.3 MB]

Appendix N - Uruti process diagram [PDF, 363 KB]

Appendix O - Drilling mud sample results [PDF, 156 KB]

Appendix R - Remediation (NZ) Ltd organic composting protocols [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Appendix S - Assessment of cultural effects [PDF, 729 KB]

Appendix T - Uruti Integrated Management System [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Appendix U - Uruti Site Reinstatement (Exit) Plan [PDF, 241 KB]

Appendix V - Consultation records [PDF, 32 KB]

Appendix W - Haehanga-Mimitangiatua confluence test results [PDF, 865 KB]

Appendix X - Sampling data/graphs [PDF, 3.3 MB]

Ōpunake Power Ltd

Ōpunake Power Ltd has applied to renew seven resource consents and for one new consent, relating to the operation of the Opunake Hydroelectric Power Scheme located adjacent to the Opunake township.

Public submissions closed on 14 April 2020. 

Public notice - Opunake Power Ltd consent applications [PDF, 96 KB](external link)

Expand the headings to view and download documentation relating to this application, and submissions that have been received:

Taranaki By-Products Limited resource consent applications

Public notice - Taranaki By-Products Limited consent applications [PDF, 22 KB]

Taranaki By-Products Limited has applied to renew six resource consents, relating to the operation of the Taranaki By-Products Limited rendering plant in Okaiawa.

Public submissions will close on 16 October 2020. The documentation relating to the consents is now available on this website's publicly notified consent applications page.

Proposed Regional Public Transport Plan - August-September 2020

Bylaw consultations - July-August 2020

The Council is reviewing its Navigation and Safety Bylaws for Port Taranaki and its approaches, and proposing a new Proposed River Control and Flood Protection Bylaw for Taranaki. Public submissions have closed. 


Navigation safety bylaw review - information

Public notice - Navigation safety bylaw review [PDF, 130 KB]

River control & flood protection

Proposed River Control & Flood Protection Bylaw - information

Public notice - Proposed River Control & Flood Protection Bylaw for Taranaki [PDF, 142 KB]

Decision on Proposed Coastal Plan - October 2019

The Taranaki Regional Council gives notice that, at its meeting on 1 October 2019, it made a decision on submissions to the Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki.

Public notice - decision on Proposed Coastal Plan [PDF, 103 KB]

2018/2019 Annual Report - October 2019

The 2018/2019 Annual Report was adopted at the Ordinary Meeting of the Taranaki Regional Council on 1 October 2019.

Public notice - 2018/2019 Annual Report [PDF, 126 KB]

Notice of day of election & nominations received - August 2019

Details of October 2019 Council elections including day of election, nominations received, issuing of voting documents, return of voting documents and special voting.

Notice of day of election [PDF, 55 KB]

Notice of local authority election to be held in October 2019

Notice of election, nomination of candidates and enrolment arrangements for the 2019 local authority elections, to be held by postal vote on Saturday 12 October 2019.

Public notice - notice of election [PDF, 1 MB]

Change of meeting venue - April 2019

The venue for the Taranaki Regional Council’s Ordinary meeting on Tuesday 9 April 2019 has moved to the Port Taranaki Ltd boardroom, 2 Bayly Road, New Plymouth, commencing at 10.30am.

Public notice - change of meeting venue (174 KB pdf) (single document only)

Representation arrangements for 2019 council elections - Sept 2018

This representation proposal is subject to deliberation by the Local Government Commission before it can become the basis for the Council elections to be held on 12 October 2019.

Public notice - final representation arrangements (117 KB pdf) (single document only)

Election candidate expense declarations - December 2019

Declarations by those who stood for the Taranaki Regional Council in the 2019 local body elections.

Candidate expense declarations (2.5 MB pdf) (single document only)