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Clarifications to Summary of Decisions Requested document post notification

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Decision sought   (revised text from summary of decisions requested)

Reason for   correction

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108

WQ O11

This submission is correctly summarised but the SODR places the summary under section WQ O10 rather than being within section WQ O11

Correct formatting error

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72

WQ O2

While they should be recognised as a renewable   renwable energy source, we do not agree that their future should be   secured, particularly without consideration of other otehr   takes and uses in the catchment.

Correct typo’s

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101

WQ O8

Decision making and the allocation of   freshwater resources in the Bay of Plenty recognises

(a)    Social   cultural and economic benefits from the use of water for domestic, marae,   stock water or municipal water supply, including in particular essential   drinking (stock and domestic) and sanitation (including dairy shed wash down)   requirements;

(b)   Social,   cultural and economic benefits that water takes contribute to the Bay of   Plenty region, which are often associated with rural based activities   (agriculture, horticulture, perishable food processing and industry)   and/or significant investment.

End of last sentence was inadvertently   deleted

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122

WQ P1

Establish fresh water management units within   each of the water management areas listed below and for each fresh water management unit establish freshwater values and freshwater objectives which reflect those values along with a flow and allocation regime …..

Words inadvertently left out

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261

WQ P28

Enable the investigation of infrastructure such as water harvesting, water storage and managed aquifer recharge options to enhance water availability options to provide for economic, social, environmental or cultural well-being of communities.

Submitter sought deletion of word “options”

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290

Part III advice note

People taking and using water may take a   reasonable volume of water for the purpose of (a) and/or (b) above, plus an   additional volume permitted by Rule 38 WQ R1 or R2 (groundwater) or Rule 41   WQ R3 (surface water).

The submission did not seek any change to   this part of the advice note, but it maybe unclear to readers that no change   = retain.

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135

WQ P2

(Submission summary) Text in the summary “It   is critical that WMA groups have robust science and evidence” relates to the   submitters position on a wider submission on WQ P2 rather than specifically   on WQ P2 (a) and should not be directly linked with WQ P2.

Clarify that the reason given in submission   summary does not specifically relate to WQ P2(a)

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183

WQ P10

This submission is correctly summarised but   the SODR report places the submission immediately before rather than within   section WQ P10 (Generally decline applications in over allocated resources)

Correct software/formatting error

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229

WQ P19

This submission is correctly summarised but   the SODR report places the submission immediately before rather than within   section WQ P19 (Importance of renewable energy generation)

Correct software/formatting error

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 146  WQ P3 The decision sought text should have deleted the date 1 October 2017. The submitter's intent to do so is noted in the decision sought, but the text has not been deleted. The decision sought should read "Take steps to phase out over-allocation, where applicable, by  1 October 2017, by: ……….  Correct formatting error

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 147  WQ P3 The decision sought text should  have deleted the date 1 October 2027. The submitters intent to do so is noted in the decision sought but the text has not been deleted. The decision sought should read “Take steps to phase out over-allocation, where applicable, by 1 October 2017, by: ……….  Correct formatting error

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 151  WQ P3  The decision sought text should  have deleted the date 1 October 2027. The submitters intent to do so is noted in the decision sought but the text has not been deleted. The decision sought should read “Take steps to phase out over-allocation, where applicable, by 1 October 2017, by: ……….  Correct formatting error