23 January 2020

The sentencing decision for Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s prosecution of Baygold Holdings Limited can be found here:

Baygold Holdings Limited Sentencing Decision

Baygold Holdings Limited pleaded guilty to two charges of contravening the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and were fined $49,875.00.  One charge was for carrying out earthworks that contravened the conditions of its resource consent and one charge was for discharging a contaminant (namely sediment-laden stormwater) onto land where it may enter water.