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The Astrolabe Community Trust: Resource Consent Number 67891

For all information on this resource consent application please go to http://www.renaresourceconsent.org.nz/

Karaponga Hydro Limited: Resource Consent Number RM16-0007

Karaponga Hydro Limited has applied for resource consents to continue the operation of an existing hydroelectricity scheme on the Karaponga Stream, Whakatane. This application is to replace current consent numbers 24433, 24434, 24435 and 24436 which expire on 31 March 2016. No changes are proposed from the existing scheme operating regime. The primary activity is the damming of the Karaponga Stream and the use of the water for electricty generation.

Activities requiring consent from BOPRC:

a) Damming of water within the Karaponga Stream;

b) Use and maintain structures on the bed of the Karaponga Stream, being the Karaponga dam, penstock, and power house;

c) Take and use up to 800 litres per second of water from the Karaponga Stream, for the purpose of power generation;

d) Discharge up to 800 litres per second of water, from the power house to the Karaponga Stream;

e) Discharge water at a rate of 10 litres per second, from the dam impoundment to the Karaponga Stream (residual channel);

f) Discharge contaminants, being suspended sediment arising from upstream activities, to the Karaponga Stream from the Karaponga hydroelectricity scheme infrastructure; and

g) Discharge contaminants, being to apply herbicide (by hand) to all concrete and steel structures associated with the Karaponga Dam.

Location:

The infrastructure associated with the Karaponga hydroelectricity scheme is located within the section of the Karaponga Stream within the Karaponga Reserve, 80 Symond Road, Manawahe, Whakatane District.

Viewing the application documents:

The application documents, including the assessment of environmental effects, can be viewed at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane, during normal office hours.

A CD copy can be requested from the Regulatory Administration team of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.

Submissions on this consent close at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 23 February 2016.

RM16-0007 Advert Notification

RM16-0007 Resource Consent Application Form

RM16-0007 Appendix B - Location Plan

RM16-0007 Appendix C - Plans & Photographs

RM16-0007 Appendix D - Certificate of Title

RM16-0007 Appendix E - Existing Resource Consents

RM16-0007 Appendix F - Consultation Correspondence

RM16-0007 Appendix G - 4Sight Ecological Assessment

RM16-0007 Appendix H - Opus PIC Classification Report

RM16-0007 Appendix I - Gaugings Summary Report & BOPRC 1995 Flow Report

Urlich Milne Lawyers: Resource Consent Number 68152

Urlich Milne Lawyers has applied for resource consent to discharge Methyl Bromide to air in relation to the pre-shipment fumigation of export logs at the Port of Tauranga Mount Maunganui Wharves site. 

Location:

The discharge will occur both with the Port of Tauranga Mount Maunganui Wharves site and also within the adjacent Coastal Marine Area.

Viewing the consent application documents:

The application (including the assessment of environmental effects) can be viewed during normal office hours at either the Bay of Plenty Regional Council office at 87 First Avenue, Tauranga or 6 Rata Street, Mount Maunganui or on our website (www.boprc.govt.nz).   

A copy can be requested from the Regulatory Administration Team of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.

Submissions on this consent application close have now closed.

68152 Advert Notification (65KB)

68152 Resource Consent Application (6MB)

68152 Order under s.42 - Protection of Sensitive Information (60KB)

68152 Response to Request for Further Information (s.92) (3MB)

Whakatane District Council: Resource Consent Application Number 68206

Whakatane District Council has applied for resource consent to take and use groundwater for muncipal supply at 124 Paul Road, Whakatane.

Location: The legal description of the site is Part Lot 1 DPS 33268 (Whakatane District) and the site is located at or about map reference NZTM 1936898, 5783559.

Viewing of Resource Consent Application documents

The application (including the assessments of environmental effects) can be viewed during normal office hours at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane or on our website (www.boprc.govt.nz). 

A application documents can be requested from a Regulatory Administration Officer at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.   

Submissions on this consent application have now closed.

68206 Advert Notification (64KB)

68206 Resource Consent Cover Letter & Application (7MB)

68206 Technical Report (2MB)

68206 50 Year Upgrade Strategy Study (14MB)

Kiwi Green New Zealand Limited: Resource Consent Application Number 68402

Kiwi Green New Zealand Limited has applied for resource consent to take and use groundwater for horticultural irrigation and frost protection at 326 MacDonald Road, Whakatane.

Location: The legal description of the site is Lot 4 DP 23148 (Whakatane District) and the site is located at or about map reference NZTM 1935683, 5781502.

Viewing of Resource Consent Application documents

The application (including the assessments of environmental effects) can be viewed during normal office hours at either Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane or on our website (www.boprc.govt.nz). 

A application documents can be requested from a Regulatory Administration Officer at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.   

Submissions on this consent application have now closed.

68402 Advert Notification (65KB)

68402 Resource Consent Application (23MB)