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Public Notices

View all open publicly notified consents and the hearing decisions for closed notifications.

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 93 of the Resource Management Act.


  • Closing: CRC146804, CRC146805, CRC146814, M A Righton & River Road Dairies Ltd
    Type: Consent Notification

    (Click on the above heading to make an online submission)

    (Click on this number to read a copy of the applications: CRC146814 )

    Applicants:    Murray Allan Righton and River Road Dairies Limited

    Address for service:        c/o Adam Environmental Limited, PO Box 177, Kerikeri 0245, Attn: Warwick Pascoe 
    or  email:

    It is proposed to transfer water from River Road Dairies Ltd, 799 Feredays Road, Southbridge, to Mr Righton’s property at 1383 Leeston-Dunsandel Road, Dunsandel, to improve the reliability of supply for the irrigation of up to 10 hectares of pasture.

    CRC146804 and CRC146805: to partially transfer 33,000 cubic metres per year from River Road Dairies Ltd water permit CRC131202, at Lot 1 DP 400909 at or around map reference Topo 50 BY22:34854-50945, to Lot 2 DP 53094, at or around map reference Topo 50 BX22:35695-63925, and to retain the remaining 252,743 cubic metres per year at the original site; and

    CRC146814: at Mr Righton’s property, to amalgamate water transferred under application CRC146804 with existing water permit CRC011341.2, at Lot 2 DP 53094.  A consent duration to 31 January 2035 is sought.

    Submissions must be received by Environment Canterbury not later than 5 p.m. on Monday 10 November 2014.

Hearing Decisions

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  • 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.
  • 25 August 2014 B L, L H & D A Baggott and C E McKay (CRC102890)
    The decision on the hearing has been released. Commissioner Withy has granted consent to take and use groundwater for irrigation at Woodfields Road, Rangiora.
  • 21 July 2014 Ngāi Tahu Forest Estates Limited (CRC132458, CRC142438 and CRC144606)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC132458, CRC142438 and CRC144606 has now been released. Commissioners P Rogers and E Christmas have partially granted consent in an amended form to take, divert and use water for irrigation; and a change of land use which may result in the discharge of nitrogen or phosphorus; for the area of land known as the Balmoral Forest, Culverden and subject to conditions.
  • 11 July 2014 Hunter Dairies Limited (CRC143341)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC143341 has been released. Commissioner R Nixon has granted consent for a change of conditions to take and use groundwater near Makikihi.
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