Public notices

Recent public notices from the Council.

Ōpunake Power Ltd resource consent applications - March-April 2020

Public notice - Opunake Power Ltd consent applications [PDF, 96 KB]

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.

How to make a submission | Applications & supporting documents 

How to make a submission

Submissions must be received no later than 14 April 2020.

Submissions must be made on Form 13, available as an online form or as a downloadable PDF to be filled in manually:

Online Form 13(external link) | Downloadable Form 13 [PDF, 150 KB]

Written submissions can be mailed to Taranaki Regional Council, Private Bag 713, Stratford 4352 or emailed to

The submission must be dated and signed (unless submitted by electronic means), and include the following information:

  • Name and contact details (including email) of person making the submission.
  • Details of the application you are submitting on, including application number, applicant name, and location.
  • Your submission, with the reasons you are making it.
  • The decision you seek and the nature of any conditions you seek.
  • Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission.

Any person may make a submission on the application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that:

(a) adversely affects the environment; and

(b) does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

A copy of every submission must also be served as soon as reasonably practicable on the applicant (Send to 13 Verona Place, Stratford 4332 or email This is the responsibility of the person lodging the submission.

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)
Remediation (NZ) Ltd resource consent application January 2019

PUBLIC notice is hereby given that the Taranaki Regional Council has received an application 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.

Public submissions on this application have closed.

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

Further information

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]

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)