Guidance for resource users

Find out about your rights and responsibilities, and the best-practice approach to resource use in Taranaki. This section includes an extensive range of information sheets.

Biodiversity guides

Includes link to a page of information sheets on some of the special species found in Taranaki.
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Land & farming

The Council is currently updating its guidance, in light of new freshwater regulations (Sept 2020). Please contact us if you are planning any work involving any aspect of fresh wat...
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Forestry information & guidance

Information for Taranaki foresters, farmers, loggers and forestry operators and contractors.
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Fresh water guidance & advice

The Council is currently updating its guidance, in light of new freshwater regulations (Sept 2020). Please contact us if you are planning any work involving any aspect of fresh wat...
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Oil & gas

The Council has more than 30 years of experience in regulating petroleum exploration and development activities.
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Recycling & waste management

Case studies, guides and other resources to help you minimise your burden on the environment.
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Business & industry

This page includes useful templates/guidelines for stormwater management and spillage contingency plans.
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Coastal & marine

This page includes kaimoana survey guidelines with template spreadsheets and forms.
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