Gunsboro Ltd (217 Hamama Rd, Takaka)

Decision Released: Wednesday 9 December 2015

Update 9 December 2015: Decision Released

  • The Commissioner has released a copy of her decision which is available for download below.
  • If you have any questions regarding the decision, please contact Michael Croxford, Council’s Principal Resource Consents Advisor, at either michael.croxford@tasman.govt.nz or (03) 543 7241

Background

Resource consents are being sought to take water from the Waingaro River at a revised rate of 19,450 cubic metres per week for the irrigation of 64.83 hectares of pasture; and, if granted, to be amalgamated with existing permit RM030073 of 10,550 cubic metres per week resulting in a total area to be irrgated of 100 hectares).

The proposed intake site is on the described property and is located within the Marble Aquifers (Te Waikoropupu) Recharge Area.

Application Documents

Decision

Document Circulated after the Hearing

Documents Tabled at Hearing

Information for consideration at Hearing from Applicant

Information for consideration at Hearing from Reporting Officer

Notified Consents

Update 24 November 2015: Hearing Closed

  • A hearing was held Monday 16 November 2015 starting at 9.30am at the Richmond offices of the Tasman District Council
  • The applicant has submitted their Right of Reply in writing on Monday 23 November 2015
  • A copy of the Right of Reply is available below
  • The hearing was then closed by the Commissioner on Tuesday 24 November 2015
  • If you have any questions regarding the hearing procedures or if you have specific requirements regarding attendance or presenting at the hearing, please contact Michael Croxford, Council’s Principal Resource Consents Advisor, at either michael.croxford@tasman.govt.nz or (03) 543 7241

Update 20 November 2015: Hearing Adjourned

  • A hearing was held Monday 16 November 2015 starting at 9.30am at the Richmond Offices of the Tasman District Council
  • A copy of documents tabled during the hearing are available below
  • The applicant was given the opportunity to submit their Right of Reply in writing by Friday 27 November 2015
  • The hearing was adjourned
  • If you have any questions regarding the hearing procedures or if you have specific requirements regarding attendance or presenting at the hearing, please contact Michael Croxford, Council’s Principal Resource Consents Advisor, at either michael.croxford@tasman.govt.nz or (03) 543 7241

Update 10 November 2015: Hearing Scheduled

  • A hearing has been scheduled for Monday 16 November 2015 starting at 9.30am at the Richmond Offices of the Tasman District Council
  • The S42A report was circulated to all parties on Thursday 22 October 2015.
  • The applicant submitted their briefs of evidence on Friday 30 October 2015.
  • A copy of these documents are available below.
  • No briefs of evidence were received from submitters who are intending to call expert evidence by Noon Friday, 6 November 2015.

Application Details

Applicant

Gunsboro Limited

Applicant’s Address for Service

C/- Nigel McFadden, McFadden McMeeken Philips, PO Box 656, Nelson 7040

Location

217 Hamama Road, Takaka

Legal Description

Property Valuation 1870017500, being Sections 91, 92 Square II Pt Section 1 of 130 and Pt Sections 1-3 of 126 Takaka District, Blocks II and III Takaka Survey District

Consent Type, Application Number and Proposal

Water Permit (Application RM130269)

To take water from the Waingaro River at rates of 76 litres per second, 42,250 cubic metres per week for the irrigation of 141 hectares of pasture (and if granted, to be amalgamated with existing permit RM030073).

The proposed intake site is on the described property and is located within the Marble Aquifers (Te Waikoropupu) Recharge Area.

Note: If consent is granted it would replace water permit RM120528 granted in August 2012 for a downstream pumping site outside of the Marble Aquifers (Te Waikoropupu) Recharge Area.

Land Use Riverbed Consent (Application RM130270)

This application relates to the applicant’s existing intake structure.

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