Coastal Plan review

The Council is currently reviewing the Regional Coastal Plan for Taranaki.

Coastal Plan review timeline

Coastal Plan review timeline,

On 4 October 2019, the Council publicly notified its decisions regarding submissions, further submissions and the Hearing Panel’s recommendations on the Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki.

Submitters then had 30 working days (until 18 November) to appeal decisions to the Environment Court.

Appeals were received from:

Submitter (submitter No.)Documentation

Climate Justice Taranaki (21)

Climate Justice notice of appeal [PDF, 5.5 MB]

Transpower (26)

Transpower notice of appeal [PDF, 22 MB]

Grant Knuckey (28)

Grant Knuckey notice of appeal [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Department of Conservation (29)

DOC notice of appeal [PDF, 511 KB]

 NZ Defence Force (33)

NZDF notice of appeal [PDF, 11 MB]

Petroleum Exploration
& Production Assoc of NZ (37)

PEPANZ notice of appeal [PDF, 11 MB]

Te Korowai o Ngāruahine Trust (41)

Ngāruahine notice of appeal [PDF, 6 MB]

Royal Forest & Bird (43)

Forest & Bird notice of appeal [PDF, 8.7 MB]

Fonterra (47)

Fonterra notice of appeal [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Taranaki Energy Watch (51)

Energy Watch notice of appeal [PDF, 6 MB]

Under section 274 of the Resource Management Act 1991 certain persons may be party to proceedings before the Environment Court and must give notice [to the Environment Court] 15 working days after the period for lodging a notice of appeal ends –  5pm, 10 December, 2019.

For more information please see the Environment Court website(external link)


 See the public notice [JPG, 279 KB]

See information on the Environment Court process including appeals(external link)

Amended maps for the Coastal Plan can be found on our LocalMaps site:

Amended maps for Proposed Coastal Plan(external link)

View/download documents relating to the Council's decisions here:

Council's report on submissions on Proposed Coastal Plan [PDF, 4.5 MB]

Proposed Coastal Plan - tracked-changes version [PDF, 6.9 MB]

Proposed Coastal Plan - 'clean' version incorporating changes [PDF, 6.8 MB]

Addresses for service - Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki [PDF, 277 KB]

Documents and maps for Coastal Plan hearing

The Proposed Plan documents include links to an online maps portal that does not currently incorporate the recommended changes. Please refer instead to these maps that have been prepared for the hearing.

These maps cover the entire Taranaki coastline from north to south. The exact location of each map can be seen in the index, which also has a legend explaining the colours, shadings and symbols used on the maps.

Officers report on decisions requested in Coastal Plan review

This report summarises the decisions sought in submissions on the Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki and makes preliminary recommendations on the Taranaki Regional Council’s responses to those submissions. Note: The recommendations presented in this report are officer recommendations and have not yet been formally considered by the Council.

Officers report on decisions requested (3.9 MB pdf) (single document only)

Summary of submissions on Proposed Coastal Plan

This document summarises the decisions sought in the 61 public submissions on the Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki.

Proposed Coastal Plan submissions summary (2.4 MB pdf) (single document only)

Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki

View the Plan itself as a complete document, with schedules and appendices as separate documents.

Proposed Coastal Plan for Taranaki (4.5 MB pdf) See and download schedules and appendices

Maps

An interactive map portal has been developed to allow online inspection of the maps associated with the Proposed Coastal Plan. An information sheet in PDF format explains how to use the portal. Click/tap on the links:

Online map portal for Proposed Coastal Plan(external link)

Using the online map portal [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Links to individual maps are also incorporated in the main body of the Plan and its schedules. The maps are also available as PDFs. The 44 maps cover the entire Taranaki coastline from north to south. The exact location of each map can be seen in the index, which also has a legend explaining the colours, shadings and symbols used on the maps.

Maps index [PDF, 566 KB]

Maps 1 to 11 [PDF, 8.4 MB]

Maps 12 to 22 [PDF, 10 MB]

Maps 23 to 33 [PDF, 8.6 MB]

Maps 34 to 44 [PDF, 7 MB]