Applicant: Ngai Tahu Forest Estates Limited
Address: C/- Cowie Resource Management Limited, PO Box 583 Christchurch, Attn: Brent Cowie
CRC144606 - to change the use of land which may result in the discharge of nitrogen or phosphorus.
Proposal: Ngai Tahu Forest Estates Limited (NTFE) has applied for a land use consent to change the use of land which may result in the discharge of nitrogen or phosphorus to water.
The property is located at Balmoral Forest, Station Road, Culverden at or about map reference Topo50 BV24:7685-5794 and is a total of 8,596 hectares (see attached plan). NTFE propose to use the property for approximately 617 hectares of dryland dairy farming and up to 7,000 hectares of irrigated dairy farming. The remaining 979 hectares of the property will not be grazed.
Please note that the change in land use is part of a wider proposal to use the property for dairy farming. Consents applications to divert, take and use water and to discharge water to water have already been lodged and notified on the 19th of October 2013 (CRC132458 and CRC142438). This application will be processed concurrently with these applications. Please note that submissions can only be made on the resource consent application listed above, submissions cannot be made on the other applications lodged by NTFE and previously notified. All previous submissions are still valid.
Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Friday 21 March 2014.