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Remediation hearing - applicant's evidence - RNZ's offered conditions

operations, after treatment in the Wetland Treatment System, directly to an unnamed tributary of the Haehanga Stream; (b) stormwater and leachate from composting operations by irrigation to land; (c) solid organic material to land for composting; (d) material stored on Pad 3 as at the date of commencement of these consents (‘stockpiled material’) to land for use as a soil conditioner; (e) stormwater and leachate from stockpiled material to land via irrigation; and (f) contaminants to air

Weed spraying in riparian margins

to plantings and the environment, while maximising weed control. GROUND PREPARATION (pre-plant spraying) Clear away all grass and weed competition before planting. Rank vegetation can be spot-sprayed with a knock-down herbicide containing the active ingredient glyphosate eg. Roundup G2. Glyphosate has low toxicity to wildlife and soil organisms, and breaks down fast. Spray three or preferably four weeks before plants go in. Use Roundup at a rate of 10 ml per litre of water (for

Maintaining indigenous freshwater biodiversity in Taranaki

page Maintaining indigenous freshwater biodiversity in the Taranaki region Review of the regional fresh water and soil plans for Taranaki Taranaki Regional Council Private Bag 713 Stratford 4352 March 2013 Document: 1092542 page page i Executive summary This working paper entitled Maintaining Indigenous Freshwater Biodiversity in the Taranaki Region

Policy & Planning agenda February 2021

soil and air plans, including the section 32 analysis that forms part of that review. 3. A presentation on the project and its outcomes will be made at the meeting. Executive summary 4. The Taranaki Regional Council (the Council) has commenced a review of its air, freshwater and soil plans under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). As part of this review, the Council has commenced a project to identify sites of significance to Māori, which will be scheduled in a new Natural

Biennial report 2013-2015

the plant. Current effluent application is considerably lower than previous application rates. However nitrate concentrations in the soil profile underneath the irrigation areas and in the tributaries flowing through or adjacent to the site remain elevated. A narrow but concentrated plume of ammonia is present in the groundwater and extends from a previous leak in an effluent storage basin. This basin has since been repaired. A second more recent and more concentrated ammonia plume extends

Quarterly Operational Report September 2018

the Council’s policies and plans. Commentary/Highlights Implementation of the suite of state of the environment (SEM) programmes (over 50) was delivered in 2017/2018 as scheduled. Reports on the state of and trends in the ecological quality of the region's fresh water for the 2016/2017 year and for soil quality (5 yearly survey) have been published, and other reports are in preparation. Support continues for the regional councils' environmental data LAWA website and engagement

Policy & Planning agenda August 2021

consequential amendments have been made to the Regional Freshwater Plan for Taranaki (Fresh Water Plan) and Regional Soil Plan for Taranaki (Soil Plan) for provisions pursuant to section 44A of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). The amendments relate to the inclusion of new policies from the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM) and to the identification of plan provisions that could duplicate or conflict with the National Environmental Standards for Freshwater (NES-F).

Quarterly Operational Report - March 2019

PERFORMANCE Regional Fresh Water and Land Plan: Full review continued in 2017/2018 and will form part of the development of a combined natural resource management plan. The reviews of the freshwater and soil plans are ongoing. Focus is on developing a combined Proposed Freshwater and Land Plan that incorporates feedback on the draft Plan, incorporates the findings of more recent engagement and investigations, and is aligned with the Proposed Coastal Plan

Quarterly Operational Report December 2016

2017. Regional Fresh Water and Land Plan: On going review 2019/2020. Interim review 2025/2026. The Freshwater and Soil Plans have been reviewed and a combined Draft Plan was sent out for targeted consultation on 1 May 2015. Preparation of the Draft Section 32 Report commenced. At the Policy and Planning Committee of 26 November 2015, the Council agreed to defer the public notification of a Proposed Plan for up to five years in accordance with a

South Taranaki and Regional Erosion Support Scheme (STRESS)

plans to landowners under its sustainable land management programme. 67.5% (June 2019) of privately-owned land in Taranaki’s hill country is covered by a farm plan and Council works closely with planholders to voluntarily implement measures that reduce the risk of accelerated erosion. Scientific studies confirm that, compared to pasture, 90% less erosion occurs under bush/forestry, 80% less under scrub and 70% less where soil conservation trees are planted. Funding is