Recent Resource Consent Decisions
The following resource consent decisions can be downloaded, or contact the Water Administration Team at Bay of Plenty Regional Council for more information.
Environment Court Decision - Matahina Dam
TrustPower Limited has been granted a 35 year consent to operate the Matahina Dam Hydropower Scheme using a modified operating regime. This became effective on 13 September 2013 with the signing of a Consent Order by Environment Court Judge Smith.
The decision follows a mediated process between Bay of Plenty Regional Council, TrustPower and the Regional Council’s Natural Hazards Group and other parties to the consent appeal.
Environment Court Consent Order (9.11MB)