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When a resource consent application is received by the council, we conduct an assessment of its environmental effects. If the environmental effects are more than minor, the resource consent will require public notification under Section 95A of the Resource Management Act.

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  • Closing: CRC155773 Infinity Investments Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

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    Applicant: Infinity Investments Group Limited
    Address: C/- Environmental Associates Limited, PO Box 2079 South Dunedin 9044 Attn: Tom Heller


    Water Permit – CRC155773

    This is re-notificaton of resource consent CRC155773 which was originally notified on 21st March 2015. This consent is being re-notified with a corrected rate of take.

    Application to take and use water from the Hakataramea River via surface water abstraction point CA17/0002 and shallow bore I40/0004, at McHendrys Road, Hakataramea.  It is proposed to take water at a combined rate not exceeding 68 litres per second and an annual volume not exceeding 1,602,387 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June.

    Water shall only be used for on-farm storage and spray irrigation of up to 560 hectares of crops and pasture.

    The proposed take will be subject to minimum flow conditions at the Main Highway Recorder Site for the Hakataramea River as follows:

    September – March: Reduce to 50% of consented take when flows are between 1,500 L/s and 500 L/s and cease take when flow is below 500 L/s; and

    April – August: Reduce to 50% of consented take when flows are between 1,750 L/s and 750 L/s; and cease take when flow is below 750 L/s

    A consent expiry date of 12 April 2038 is requested.

     


    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday 5th May 2015.

  • Closing: Canterbury Regional Council River Mouths
    Type: Consent Notification

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    Applicant:        Canterbury Regional Council Regional Engineer

    Address:          c/- URS New Zealand Limited, PO Box 4479, Christchurch

                             Attn: Mr Tim Ensor or email Tim.Ensor@aecom.com

    The Canterbury Regional Council Regional Engineer has lodged an application for several resource consents to facilitate the opening or re-setting a number of river mouths within the Canterbury Region for hazard management purposes. The rivers, and their locations, relating to the proposed application, are listed in the table.

    CRC155562 A land use consent to disturb or excavate the bed of a number of waterways to re-set or open the waterways to the Pacific Ocean, for hazard management purposes.

    CRC155563 A water permit to divert surface water from a number of waterways, through gravel barriers, into the Pacific Ocean, for hazard management purposes.

    CRC155570 A coastal permit to disturb the foreshore and sea bed using heavy machinery to lower the crest of gravel barriers located within the Coastal Marine Area, at the mouth of each waterway.

    CRC155571 A water permit to divert coastal water where the Coastal Marine Area boundary extends beyond the location of each gravel barrier located at the mouth of each waterway.

    CRC155573 A discharge permit to discharge re-suspended sediment into each waterway as a result of heavy machinery breaching the gravel barrier.

    CRC155584 A discharge permit to discharge re-suspended sediment in to the Coastal Marine Area as a result of heavy machinery breaching the gravel barrier at the mouth of each waterway.

    CRC155588 A land use permit to undertake earthworks to lower the crest of each gravel barrier at each waterway, (see table).

    Waterway

    Sub-Region

    Map reference

    Harnetts Creek

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5739-1090

    Middle Creek

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5655-0920

    Lyell Creek

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5633-0513

    Ewelme Stream

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5131-0343

    Elms Creek

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5060-0307

    Swan Creek

    Kaikoura

    Topo50 BT27:5703-1008

    Hurunui River

    North Canterbury

    Topo50 BV26:2419-5018

    Ashley River

    North Canterbury

    Topo50 BW24:7765-0860

    Rakaia River

    Central Canterbury

    Topo50 BY22:3631-3879

    Ashburton River

    Central Canterbury

    Topo50 BY21:0436-2157

    Rangitata River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:8094-0617

    Kapunatiki Creek

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:7621-0283

    Orari River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:7287-9996

    Spider Lagoon

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:7190-9907

    Opihi River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:6838-9564

    Seadown Drain

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ19:6538-9225

    Normanby Creek

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:6098-7638

    Pig Hunting Creek

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:6034-7529

    Pareora River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:5781-7056

    Lyalldale River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:5728-6948

    Otaio River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:5559-6520

    Horseshoe Lagoon

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 BZ20:7184-9892

    Horseshoe Bend Creek

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:5422-6004

    Makikihi River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CA19:5397-5703

    Sinclairs Creek

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CB19:5546-3846

    Morven Drain

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CB19:5560-3462

    Waitaki River

    South Canterbury

    Topo50 CB19:5380-2226

    A consent duration of 35 years is sought.


    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday 14 April 2015.
    (Please note that a copy of your online submission will be automatically sent to the Applicant)

  • Closing: Selwyn District Council CRC154454
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant: Selwyn District Council
    Address: C/ - Waterbased, 11 Massey Crescent, St Albans, Christchurch. Attn: Mr Chris Kortegast

     

    Rolleston Community Water Supply

    Selwyn District Council have applied to take and use water for community water supply, primarily for sports field amenity irrigation.

    CRC154454: To take and use groundwater from bore BX23/0408, 200 millimetres diameter and 102 metres deep, located at or around map reference Topo50 BX24: 68570-79286, about the corner of Dynes and Goulds Roads, Rolleston.

    Water may be taken at a rate not exceeding 13.16 litres per second, with a volume not exceeding 1,113 cubic metres per day and 166,950 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June.

    Water shall only be used for community water supply purposes.

    Duration sought: 35 years

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 22nd April 2015.

  • Closing: Kakapo Brook Hydro Project
    Type: Consent Notification

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    Applicant:  Mainpower New Zealand Limited, Rooney Holdings Limited, Kakapo Brook Joint Venture Limited and Rooney Farms Limited

    Address for service:     C/- Response Planning Consultants Limited, PO Box 12179, Christchurch 8242. Attn: Jane Whyte

    Kakapo Brook / Hope River / Waiau River

    Application for resource consents for the taking, diverting, storage, damming and use of surface water for the purposes of hydropower generation and irrigation, and the associated use of land in relation to the irrigation activity, at Kakapo Brook, Hurunui.  Water used for hydropower generation will be discharged to the Hope River.

    The proposal consists of the following applications:


    CRC142964
    – Water Permit to take, divert and use up to 1600 litres per second of water from Kakapo Brook, at or about map reference Topo50 BU23: 5006-7867, for the purpose of hydropower generation.


    CRC142965
    – Water Permit to take, divert and use up to 1600 litres per second of water from Kakapo Brook, at or about map reference Topo50 BU23: 5006-7867, for the purposes of irrigation.


    CRC142966
    – Land Use Consent for the use of land that may result in the discharge of nutrients.  The land use is associated with the irrigation of up to 500 hectares of existing pasture and crops.


    CRC142967
    – Water Permit for the damming and impoundment of surface water associated with electricity generation and irrigation activities.  The intake structure will facilitate diversion of water from Kakapo Brook.  The intake will be located at or about at or about map reference Topo50 BU23: 5006-7867.  Diverted water will be impounded in two ponds located off-line of Kakapo Brook, approximately 700,000 cubic metres and 300,000 cubic metres in size. These ponds will provide storage for electricity generation and irrigation water.  The storage ponds will be located in the Dismal Valley, at or about map references Topo50 BU23: 5309-8182.


    CRC142968
    – Discharge Permit for the discharge of water to water (the Hope River), at or about map reference Topo50 BU23: 5221-8296, at a rate not exceeding 1600 litres per second, for the purpose of hydropower generation.


    A consent duration of 35 years is sought for all activities associated with the proposal.

     

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 29th April 2015.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Closing: CRC154902 KB & RA Townshend
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant: Mr K B & Mrs R A Townshend

    Address: C/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644, Attn: Erin Harvie

     

    CRC154902: - to take and use groundwater for irrigation and stockwater purposes from bore K37/1616 at a rate not exceeding 110 litres per second, with a daily volume not exceeding 9,504 cubic metres and an annual volume not exceeding 1,375,931 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June, at Griffiths Road, Huntingdon

    CRC154902 has been applied for as a replacement of water permit CRC153083, which the applicant currently holds.

    To facilitate the taking of water detailed above, it is the applicant’s attention to surrender water permit CRC012225.3, which authorises the take and use of water from Kennaughs Drain and Griffiths Road Drain. i.e. Swapping surface water for groundwater.

    The applicant has requested an expiry of 25 September 2037, in line with existing consent CRC153083.

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

     

  • Closing: CRC154904, Bellwin Farms Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant: Bellwin Farms Limited

    Address: C/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644, Attn: Erin Harvie

    CRC154904: to take and use groundwater from bores BY20/0060, BY20/0061 and BY20/0062 at a rate not exceeding 95 litres per second each, with a seven day volume not exceeding 43,092 cubic metres each and a combined annual volume not exceeding 1,935,520 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June at Lovetts Road and Winslow Road, Winslow.

    CRC154904 has been applied for as a replacement of water permit CRC140880, which the applicant currently holds.

    To facilitate the taking of water detailed above, it is the applicant’s attention to surrender water permit CRC001900, which authorises the take and use of surface water of Dawson’s Drain. i.e. Swapping surface water for groundwater.

    The applicant has requested an expiry of 4 June 2032, in line with existing consent CRC140880.

     

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

     

  • Closing: CRC154906, KB and RA Townshend
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant: Mr K B & Mrs R A Townshend

    Address: C/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644, Attn: Erin Harvie

     

    CRC154906: to take and use groundwater for irrigation and stockwater purposes from bores K37/1882, K37/1614 and K38/1710 at a rate not exceeding 45, 65 and 45 litres per second respectively, with a twelve day volume not exceeding 46,656, 67,392 and 46,656 cubic metres respectively and a combined annual volume not exceeding 1,682,022.5 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June at Poplar Road and Windermere Road, Eiffleton

    CRC154906 has been applied for as a replacement of water permit CRC140840, which the applicant currently holds.

    To facilitate the taking of water detailed above, it is the applicant’s attention to surrender water permits CRC031603.1, CRC952654.1, CRC940895B.2 and CRC960116.2 which authorise the take and use of surface water from Hinds River and O’Shaughnessy’s Drain. i.e. Swapping surface water for groundwater.

    The applicant has requested an expiry of 20 December 2037, in line with existing consent CRC140840.

     

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

  • Closing: CRC154901, Longbeach Estate Limited and Raynham Dairies Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant: Longbeach Estate Limited and Raynham Dairies Limited

    Address: C/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644, Attn: Erin Harvie

    CRC154901:-  to take and use groundwater from a proposed bore (at or about NZ Topo50 BZ21:9609-1799) at a rate not exceeding 80 litres per second, with a daily volume not exceeding 6,912 cubic metres and an annual volume not exceeding 1,289,775 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June, at Lower Beach Road, Longbeach.

    CRC154901 is a new groundwater consent.

    To facilitate the taking of water detailed above, it is the applicant’s attention to surrender water permits CRC951894.2, CRC083048 and CRC146113, which authorise the take and use of surface water from Paraknoi Drain. i.e. Swapping surface water for groundwater.

    The applicant has requested an expiry of 31 August 2030, in line with existing consents CRC951894.2, CRC083048, and CRC146113.

     

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday 20th May 2015.

Hearing Decisions

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  • 09 April 2015 Coutts Island Holdings Limited (CRC142335 and CRC142337)
    The decision of the hearing of CRC142335 and CRC142337 has been released. Commissioners S McGarry and G Solomon have granted consent to use land for vegetation disturbance and earthworks within the riparian margin, and to discharge contaminants and stormwater onto and into land, in circumstances where it may enter into water at Coutts Island Road, Christchurch.
  • 10 February 2015 Winstone Aggregates - A division of Fletcher Concrete and Infrastructure (CRC150532 and RMA92026416)
    The decision of the joint hearing of resource consent CRC150532 and RMA92026416 has now been released. The Commissioners have granted consent to establish and operate a quarry at 199 Old West Coast road, Christchurch.
  • 19 December 2014 Silver Fern Farms Limited (CRC143740)
    Commissioners Cindy Robinson and Dr Brent Cowie have granted consent to intermittently discharge treated waste water to the lower Waimakiriri River.
  • 01 October 2014 Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (CRC122897, CRC122898, CRC122899, CRC122900, CRC120610 and RC135478)
    The decision of the joint hearing of resource consents CRC122897, CRC122898, CRC122899, CRC122900, CRC120610 and RC135478 has been released. The Commissioners have granted consents for the use of land for earthworks associated with, and the construction, maintenance, and use of storage ponds,  and associated structures;  and the damming of up to 8.2 million cubic metres of water and discharges of dust to air and stormwater at the corner Wrights and Dixon Roads, Burnt Hill. The duration of the consents will be 35 years except for the discharge to air which will have a duration of five years. Correction to decision - 6 October 2014 (50 kb).
  • 05 September 2014 Christchurch Ready Mix (CRC142845 and CRC142846)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC142845 and CRC142846 has now been released. Commissioner D Chrystal has granted consent to use land for mineral extraction activities and the deposition of clean fill over an unconfined or semi-confined aquifer; and to take and use water for dust suppression at the Gartys Road, Leithfield, subject to conditions.
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