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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: L W & D I Molloy - CRC151154, CRC151179
    Type: Consent Notification

    Valetta Groundwater Allocation Zone

    CRC151154: - Click here to access the application for CRC151154 and CRC151179

    Applicant:        L W & D I Molloy

    Address for Service: C/- Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644. 
    Attn: Erin Harvie or email: erin@bowden.co.nz

     

    CRC151154: To change conditions of water permit CRC001050 to take and use groundwater for the irrigation of 90 hectares of pasture located at Wheatstone Road, Wheatstone

     

    The following changes are sought:

    a.         Increase the instantaneous rate of take from bore K37/0051 from 31 L/s to 52 L/s;

    b.         Reduce the return period from 23 to seven days and reduce the volume from 56,470 cubic metres to 17,185 cubic metres;

    c.         Include an annual volume of 520,506 cubic metres as there is not currently an annual volume specified the existing water permit.

    d.         Increase the irrigation area to 280 hectares.

     

    There is no change sought to the current expiry date of 30 May 2034.

     

     

    CRC151179: - to take and use groundwater from bore K37/2163 at a rate not exceeding 122 L/s, with a seven day volume not exceeding 73,786 cubic metres and an annual volume not exceeding 1,022,522 cubic metres between 01 July to the following 30 June, for the irrigation of 280 hectares, at Wheatstone Road, Wheatstone.

     

    CRC151179 has been applied for as a replacement of water permit CRC051961, which the applicant currently holds. This consent authorises an annual volume of 535,600 cubic metres for the irrigation of 180 hectares of pasture. The applicant will also be increasing the irrigable area by 100 hectares under this proposal. The increase in irrigation area is to allow consents CRC151154 and CRC151179 in combination to irrigate the entire farm, which is already irrigated land.

     

    To facilitate the increase in annual volume mentioned above, it is the applicants’ intention to surrender water permit CRC001051, which authorises the take and use of surface water from Kennaughs Drain. I.e. swapping surface water for groundwater in accordance with Rule 13.5.31 of the Proposed Variation 2 to the Proposed Land and Water Regional Plan: Decisions Version.

     

    A consent expiry date of 30 May 2034 has been applied for, given that this is the expiry date of the surface water permit that will be surrendered to facilitate the groundwater take
  • Closing: CRC151176 - Yollom Farm Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

    Water Permit – CRC151176

    Valetta Groundwater Allocation Zone
    Water Permit - CRC151176
    (click here to read the application)

    Applicant
    :        Yollom Farm Limited

    Address For Service: C/-, Bowden Environmental, PO Box 404, Kaiapoi 7644. 
                                        Attn: Erin Harvie or
     email: erin@bowden.co.nz

     

    CRC151176 - to take and use groundwater from:

    a.         Bore K37/1881 at a rate not exceeding 66.9 L/s, with a volume not exceeding 80,922 cubic metres in any 14 day period, with a volume not exceeding 741,520 cubic metres between 01 July and the following 30 June, for the irrigation of 124 hectares of crops and pasture, located at Wheatstone Road, Flemington; and

    b.         Bore BY21/0087 at a rate not exceeding 30 L/s, with a volume not exceeding 13,305 cubic metres in any seven day period, with a volume not exceeding 227,240 cubic metres between 01 July and the following 30 June, for the irrigation of 39 hectares of crops and pasture, located at Half Chain Road, Flemington.

     

    To facilitate the increase in annual volume sought under the replacement consent, it is the applicants’ intention to surrender water permits CRC951892.1 and CRC951893.1. I.e. swapping surface water to for groundwater, in accordance with Rule 13.5.31 of the Proposed Variation 2 to the Proposed Land and Water Regional Plan: Decisions Version.

     

    A consent expiry date of 06 July 2030 has been applied for, given that this is the expiry date of the surface water permit that will be surrendered to facilitate the groundwater take.

  • 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.

  • Closing: CRC156369, Ross Bros Transport Limited
    Type: Consent Notification

    Applicant:                    Ross Bros Transport Limited

    Address For Service:   C/-, Aqualinc Research Limited, PO Box 20-462, Bishopdale, Christchurch.

                            Attn: Matt Bubb

    CRC156369 – Water Permit to take and use surface water

    A proposed take, and use, of surface water located at 844 Tinwald Westerfield Mayfield Road from an unnamed drain at or about map reference Topo50:BY21:9210-4328 at a rate not exceeding 200 litres per second, and a volume not exceeding 17,280 cubic metres per day and 250,000 cubic metres between 1 July and the following 30 June, subject to minimum flow conditions.

     

    This proposal seeks to take drainage water to fill a storage pond and use the stored water for the irrigation of 63 hectares of crops and pasture. This water harvesting will only occur during periods of relatively high flows in the Ashburton River. A condition is proposed which ensures abstraction can only occur when the flow in the Ashburton River at State Highway 1 is above 22.5 cubic metres per second.

    A duration of 10 years is sought for this consent.

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

     

     

     

Hearing Decisions

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  • 22 May 2015 Higgins Contractors Limited (CRC151364)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC151364 has now been released. Commissioner John  Iseli has granted consent to discharge contaminants to air from a proposed hot-mix asphalt plant at 96 Branston Street, Christchurch.
  • 19 May 2015 Envirowaste Services Limited (CRC154046)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC154046 has now been released. Commissioners John Iseli and Yvette Couch-Lewis have granted consent to discharge dust and odour to air from a waste transfer facility at 481 Colombo Street, Sydenham.
  • 28 April 2015 Gelita New Zealand Limited (CRC144081)
    The decision on the hearing of CRC144081 has now been released. Commissioners Sharon McGarry, David McLernon and David Caldwell have granted consent to change Condition (5) of Discharge Permit CRC921759 to discharge contaminants to air.
  • 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.
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