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The following public notices were recently published by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

Type of notice Published on Detail
11/12/2017 Resource Consent Application Number RM17-0678 Transpower New Zealand Limited

Resource Management Act 1991

The following application for resource consent has been received by Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Tauranga City Council. 

Electronic copies of the application documents, including an assessment of environmental effects, can be viewed on the Bay of Plenty Regional Council website (www.bopbrc.govt.nz) or the Tauranga City Council website (www.tauranga.govt.nz). Electronic copies of the application documents can also be requested from the Regulatory Coordinator Team of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.

Applicant's address for service

The applicant’s postal address is: Transpower New Zealand Ltd, PO Box 1021, Wellington 6140. Attention: Matthew Curren.           

Nature of Application

Transpower New Zealand have applied to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (RM17-0678) and Tauranga City Council (RC26155) for various resource consents that are required to facilitate the relocation of the Hairini to Mount Maunganui A 110kV transmission line (A-Line) which currently traverses Maungatapu Peninsula, Rangataua Bay Estuary and Matapihi. The proposed works will result in the relocation of the A-Line off private land and out of the Coastal Marine Area (CMA) and generally into the State Highway Road corridor where a separate line (known as the B-Line) is currently located.

Consents applied for:
Bay of Plenty Regional Council application number RM17-0678:

  1. Earthworks within 20 metres of the CMA during the      installation of a new pole - State Highway Road Reserve (Maungatapu);
  2. Disturb contaminated land during the installation and removal of poles      - Private land (Matapihi).
  3. Undertake drilling which may intercept the water      table – includes possible discharge of sediment contaminated stormwater      into the CMA - Private land (Matapihi).
  4. Modify a wetland by removing vegetation, and      creating access to works areas for transmission pole relocation - Private land      (Matapihi).
  5. Disturb the CMA in      order to remove existing transmission pole from Rangataua Bay.
  6. Occupation of the airspace above the CMA (Rangataua Bay) by the new A-Line transmission lines - consent sought under the Resource Management (National Environment Standards for Electricity Transmission Activities) Regulations 2009.

 Tauranga City Council application number RC26155:

 The proposal requires the following resource consents under the National Environmental Standards for Electricity Transmission Activities 2009 (NESETA):

  1.  Pursuant to Regulation 16, for the relocation of transmission line support structures that do not meet the permitted activity or controlled activity conditions under Regulation 14. This is in relation to Poles 28A/28B (replacing a twin pi-pole structure 28), 29A, 30A, 31A, 32A, 38A, 43B, 47A, 48A, 48C, 48D and 48F. The poles are either increasing in height by more than 15% and/or moving more than 10m from their current position.
  2. Pursuant to Regulation 31, for the trimming of willow trees within a natural area (SEA 25) for the purpose of reducing the risk to a transmission line by providing the specified electric clearance.
  3. Pursuant to Regulation 32, trimming, felling or removing any tree or vegetation in relation to an existing transmission line. In this case, minor vegetation removal is required for the proposed wiring site and associated access track within SEA 25.
  4. Pursuant to Regulation 39, the construction of additional poles that are not a relocation of an existing pole. This is in relation to Poles 33A, 33B, 33C, 33D, 33E, 39A, 40A, 41A, 42A, 43C, 44B, 45A, 48B, 48E and 127A.

Submissions

 Any person may make a submission on the application by sending a written submission to Bay of Plenty Regional Council at PO Box 364, Whakatāne, facsimile 0800 884 882, telephone 0800 884 880, no later than 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 30th January 2018.

 The submission must be dated, signed by you and include:

 1          Your name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile number (if applicable).

2          Whether your submission relates to consents sought from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council or Tauranga City Council.

3          Whether you support or oppose the application along with your comments/reasons.

4          The decision you wish the Bay of Plenty Regional Council and/or Tauranga City Council to make.

5          Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission.

 A template for submissions to the Regional Council can be downloaded from www.boprc.govt.nz. A template for submissions to Tauranga City Council can be downloaded from www.tauranga.govt.nz.

 A copy of your submission must also be served on the applicant at the address given, as soon as reasonably practicable. 

 

 Dated at Whakatane this Monday, 11th December 2017.

 Mary-Anne Macleod

Chief Executive

 

Notified Consent Application 5/12/2017 Resource Consent Application Number RM17-0579: New Zealand Transport Agency

 Resource Management Act 1991

The following application for resource consent has been received by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

The application documents, including an assessment of environmental effects, can be viewed at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga during normal office hours or on our website (www.boprc.govt.nz). A CD copy can be requested from the Regulaoty Coordination Team of Bay of Plenty Regional Council, phone 0800 884 880.

Applicant's address for service

Application number RM17-0579. The applicant’s postal address is Bloxam Burnett and Olliver, PO Box 9041, Hamilton 3240, Attention Mr Steve Bigwood.

Nature of Application

The applicant, New Zealand Transport Agency, has applied for resource consents for the construction and operational activities associated with the Tauranga Northern Link (TNL). The TNL is a proposed 6.8 kilometre, four-lane relocation of State Highway 2 between Takitimu Drive Toll Road and Loop Road, Te Puna.

Details of activities applied for:

- Large scale earthworks, vegetation clearance, overburden disposal and disturbance and remediation of contaminated land;

- Installation of culverts within the road and within the beds of watercourses;

- Place, use and maintain structures over the bed of a stream or river (Wairoa River and Minden Gully Bridges);

- Damming and diverting surface water;

- Damming and diverting groundwater;

- Take and use surface water;

- Take and use groundwater;

- Drilling in the bed of a watercourse;

- Drilling below the water table;

- Temporarily and permanently divert and discharge sediment contaminated stormwater and surface runoff to land and water;

- Installation of discharge structures,

- Discharge of proprietary products for sediment and dust control to land;

- Installation of intake structures;

- Modify, destroy or disturb wetlands.

For a copy of the advert, application documents and submission form please click here.

Location

Tauranga City Plan – NZTA15.

Western Bay of Plenty District Plan – D180.

Map reference NZTM: extending from Loop Road Te Puna at approximately NZTM: 1,870,191 : 5,823,420 and Takitimu Drive (Tauranga) at approximately 1,875,860 : 5,821,472.

Submissions

Any person may make a submission on the application by sending a written submission to Bay of Plenty Reginal Council at PO Box 364, Whakatāne, facsimile 0800 884 882, telephone 0800 884 880, no later than 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.

The submission must be dated, signed by you and include:

1          Your name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile number (if applicable).

2          Details of the application, including location.

3          Whether you support or oppose the application.

4          Your reasons for the submission.

5          The decision you wish the Regional Council to make.

6          Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission.

A submission template can be downloaded from our website www.boprc.govt.nz or submission forms are available from our offices.

A copy of your submission must also be served on the applicant at the address given, as soon as reasonably practicable. 

Dated at Whakatane Monday, 4th December 2017.

Mary-Anne Macleod

 

Public Notice 28/11/2017 Proposed Plan Change 13 - Air Quality

Proposed Plan Change 13 (Air Quality) to the Regional Air Plan Rules will be notified in February 2018 as a plan change to the Regional Natural Resources Plan.

As such, the following technical documents referenced in the draft rules are open for comment:

  1. National Environmental Standards for Air Quality (2004)
  2.  Ambient Air Quality Guidelines (2002)
  3. AS/NZS 4014.6:2007 Domestic solid fuel burning appliances – test fuels – Wood pellets
  4. AS/NZS 4013:2014 Domestic solid fuel burning appliances – method for determination of flue gas emission
  5. AS/NZS 4012:2014 Domestic solid fuel burning appliances – method for determination of power output and efficiency

 

Hard copies of all five technical documents will be available for viewing at the following
Bay of Plenty Regional Council offices:

87 First Avenue, Tauranga
5 Quay Street, Whakatāne
1125 Arawa Street, Rotorua

Any comments on the documents listed above can be sent to the Regional Council by Friday 19 January 2018 by post to Bay of Plenty Regional Council, PO Box 364, Whakatāne 3158 or email air@boprc.gvot.nz

Further info can be viewed online at www.boprc.govt.nz/air-plan-change

Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive

 

Public Notice 13/10/2017 Komiti Māori October 2017

Pānui mō te hui a te Komiti Māori

“Kia kotahi te hoe o te waka”
‘Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā’

He pānui tēnei mō te hui a Te Komiti Māori o Toi Moana mō ngā take a te iwi Māori i roto i te
rohe. Nau mai, haere mai.

Wāhi: Waiteti Marae, 30 Waiteti Road, Ngōngōtahā.
Te rā: Rātū, 10 Whiringa-ā-nuku
Whakaeke: 9.30 i te ata

Menā he pātai āu, waea mai ki a Kataraina Belshaw i 0800 884 881 Ext 9323

Komiti Māori Meeting
“Kia kotahi te hoe o te waka”
(Let the paddles stroke in unison)

Notice is given that a meeting of the Komiti Māori will be held on Tuesday 10th October
2017 at Waiteti Marae, 30 Waiteti Road, Ngōngōtahā starting at 9.30 am with a pōwhiri.

All Komiti Māori meetings are open to the public. For any queries, please contact Kataraina
Belshaw, Strategic Engagement Manager on phone 0800 884 881 ext 9323.

Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive

Public Notice 13/10/2017 Committee Meetings October 2017

NOTICE OF MEETINGS

A Public Excluded Meeting of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council will meet at 9:00am on Tuesday 3 October 2017 in CMR1, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 5 Quay Street, Whakatane.

Please note: the public will be excluded from this meeting for the following Grounds & Reasons:

Grounds

That the public conduct of the whole or the relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding would exist.

Reasons

Maintain legal professional privilege.

The Regional Direction & Delivery Committee will meet at 9:30am on Thursday 26 October 2017 in Mauao Rooms, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga.

All meetings of Council and its committees are open to the public except where the provisions of Section 48 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 apply.


Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive

Resource Management Act 1991 10/10/2017 Council Decisions on Submissions to Proposed Change 3 (Rangitaiki River)

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has made its decisions on submissions to Proposed Change 3 (Rangitāiki River) to the Bay of Plenty Regional Policy Statement. From Tuesday 17 October 2017 Proposed Change 3 is amended in accordance with those decisions.

The documents and further information relating to Council’s decisions can be viewed on-line at www.boprc.govt.nz/change3 and between 8.30 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday, at Bay of Plenty Regional Council offices at:

• 5 Quay Street, Whakatāne
• 1125 Arawa Street, Rotorua
• 6 Rata Street, Mt Maunganui
• 87 First Avenue, Tauranga

and from the Whakatāne, Kawerau and Taupō District Council offices and public libraries in these areas.

To obtain a copy of the decision documents please contact Marie Radford, Planning Coordinator, by phone toll-free on 0800 884 880 or email marie.radford@boprc.govt.nz.

Only those people who were submitters or further submitters to the plan change may lodge an appeal with the Environment Cour

Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive

Notified Consent Application 5/10/2017 Resource Consent Application Number RM17-0507: AL and BJ Newsom Family Trust

Resource Management Act 1991

The following application for resource consent has been received by Bay of Plenty Regional Council. 

The application documents, including an assessment of environmental effects, can be viewed at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Ave, Tauranga during normal office hours or on our website (www.bopbrc.govt.nz).  A copy of the application can be requested from the Regulatory Coordinators Team at Bay of Plenty Regional Council phone 0800 884 880.

Applicant's address for service

 Application Number RM17-0507 AL and BJ Newsom Family Trust. The applicant’s address is 619A Esdaile Road, RD 8, Tauranga 3180.

Nature of Application

The Applicant has applied for resource consents to take surface water from the Waipapa River for the purposes of a micro-hydro electricity generation scheme, and to undertake associated works in the bed of the river.

The location of the activity is 619A Esdaile Road, Tauranga 3180, which is approximately 7.5 kilometres west of Te Puna.

The activity involves installing above ground pipes on the applicant’s side of the river to divert water through a generator prior to returning the water to the river bed.  The intake channel will be located at the top of a small waterfall, and the return point will be below the waterfall and approximately 30 to 60 metres from the intake.

The proposed take from the river is 78 litres per second, and 6,739 cubic metres per day.  A take of 78 litres per second is expected to divert 50 percent of the estimated summer low flow of 155 litres per second.

For a copy of the advert, application documents and submission form please click here.

Location

The legal description of the site is Lot 5 DP372163, BLK IX AONGATETE SD and the site is located at or about map reference NZMS NZTM 1862726.73E, 5823975.87N.

Submissions

Any person may make a submission on the application by sending a written submission to Bay of Plenty Reginal Council at PO Box 364, Whakatāne, facsimile 0800 884 882, telephone 0800 884 880, no later than 5.00 p.m. on Monday, 6th November 2017.

The submission must be dated, signed by you and include:

1          Your name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile number (if applicable).

2          Details of the application, including location.

3          Whether you support or oppose the application.

4          Your reasons for the submission.

5          The decision you wish the Regional Council to make.

6          Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission.

A submission template can be downloaded from our website www.boprc.govt.nz or submission forms are available from our offices.

A copy of your submission must also be served on the applicant at the address given, as soon as reasonably practicable. 

Dated at Whakatane this 6th October 2017.

Mary-Anne Macleod

Chief Executive

Notified Consent Application 5/10/2017 Consent Application RM 16-0068 Donald Rodee

Resource Management Act 1991

The following application for resource consent has been received by Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

The application documents, including an assessment of environmental effects, can be viewed at Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga during normal office hours or on our website (www.boprc.govt.nz). A copy can be requested from the Regulatory Coordination Team of Bay of Plenty Regional Council phone 0800 884 880.

Applicant's address for service

Application number RM16-0068 Donald Rodee. The applicant’s postal address is 419 Matahui Road, RD 4, Katikati.

Nature of Application

The applicant, Donald Rodee has applied for resource consents to establish a series of eight breakwater structures totalling 350 metres in length. This includes the placement of fill and planting of the foreshore behind the breakwater structures, resulting in reclamation of approximately 6-10 metres of the foreshore.

Details of activities applied for:

  1. Reclaim land in the foreshore as a result of filling works behind the nearshore breakwater;
  2. Erect, use and maintain a breakwater structure in, on, under and over the foreshore and seabed of the Coastal Marine Area;
  3. Disturb the foreshore as a result of excavation and filling works, and the deposition of material including indigenous vegetation on the foreshore, to construct a nearshore breakwater;
  4. Occupy space in the Coastal Marine Area with a nearshore breakwater structure; and
  5. Temporary discharge of sediment laden stormwater to the Coastal Marine Area to construct a nearshore breakwater.

Location

The legal description of the site is: Allot 19 Te Mania Parish (the portion of site in private land) and also in the Coastal Marine Area. The site is located at or about map reference NZTM: 1862275 5837149.

Submissions

Any person may make a submission on the application by sending a written submission to Bay of Plenty Regional Council at PO Box 364, Whakatāne, facsimile 0800 884 882, telephone 0800 884 880, no later than 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 19 October 2017.

The submission must be dated, signed by you and include:

  1. Your name, postal address, telephone number and facsimile number (if applicable);
  2. Details of the application, including location;
  3. Whether you support or oppose the application;
  4. Your reasons for the submission;
  5. The decision you wish the Regional Council to make; and
  6. Whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission.

A submission template can be downloaded from our website www.boprc.govt.nz or submission forms are available from our offices.

A copy of your submission must also be served on the applicant at the address given, as soon as reasonably practicable.

Dated at Whakatane this 21 September 2017

Mary-Anne MacLeod
Chief Executive

Pest control 28/09/2017 Onekawa Te Mawhai Regional Park and Ohiwa Domain Pest Animal Control Operation

October 2017

Please be aware that the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, in partnership with the Ohiwa Care Group and Opotiki District Council intends to undertake rodent and

possum control within the Onekawa Te Mawhai Regional Park and neighbouring Ohiwa Domain. The operation will commence on or around October 6 and is expected to last until November 30.

Bait stations will be filled with Pindone pellets. Pindone pellets are blue/green in colour, cylindrical in shape and approximately 2cm long.

Warning signs will be placed at public access points. Please observe all signage if entering the treatment areas.

For your safety:

  • Do not touch bait
  • Deadly to dogs
  • Watch children at all times
  • Do not eat animals taken from this area
  • Do not allow dog’s access to animal carcases

For more information contact Tim Senior, BOPRC 0800 884 880 or Wayne O’Keefe, Indigenous Landscape 021 023 85608

Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive

Public Notice 1/09/2017 Committee Meetings September 2017

Notice of Meetings

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council, will meet at 9.30 am on Tuesday 26 September
2017, in Mauao Rooms, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, 87 First Avenue, Tauranga.

The Rangitāiki River Forum will meet at 9.30 am on Friday 29 September 2017 in
Council Chambers, Whakatāne District Council, Commerce Street, Whakatane.

All meetings of Council and its committees are open to the public except where the
provisions of Section 48 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987
apply.

Mary-Anne Macleod
Chief Executive