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Hearing Decisions

Our current hearing decisions are listed below and older decisions can be found under the Archives section.

View the 2012 decisions for Upper Waitaki.

January

  • 28 January 2009 Rangitata South Irrigation Limited (CRC001229 CRC042094 CRC042817 CRC070923 CRC070924 CRC070925 CRC070926 CRC070927)
    Comissioners: Bob Nixon and Brent Cowie

    A hearing panel comprising of Commissioners Cowie and Nixon granted resource consents for the construction and operation of a community irrigation scheme.

  • 30 January 2009 NB Eggleton (CRC082186)
    Comissioners: Robert Nixon and Mike Bowden

    A hearing panel refused resource consent to take and use water from proposed bore, J39/0705, proposed 150 metres deep and 500 mm diameter, at or about map reference J39:4815-4743, at a maximum rate of 80 litres per second, with an annual volume not exceeding 726,150 cubic metres, for the spray irrigation of crops and pasture for grazing sheep, beef and milking cows.

  • 30 January 2009 Hurunui District Council (CRC081872 CRC081875 CRC081876 CRC081879 CRC081880)
    Comissioners: Brent Cowie, Ross Little, and David Sutherland

    A hearing panel comprising of Councillors Sutherland and Little, and Commissioner Cowie granted resource consent to discharge stormwater into the ocean to alleviate potential flooding, to erect a stormwater outfall pipeline, to construct a structure and disturb the beach profile, to undertake work in the bed of an unnamed stream and to dam an unnamed stream.

February

  • 16 February 2009 Freyberg Developments Limited (CRC074090)
    Comissioners: Eugenie Sage and Sharon McGarry

    A hearing panel comprising of Councillor Sage and Commissioner McGarry refused resource consent to discharge stormwater containing contaminants from a residential subdivision onto land in circumstances where it may enter surface water.

  • 19 February 2009 Waimakariri District Council (CRC084132 CRC084133 CRC084135)
    Comissioners: Mike Freeman

    Commissioner Freeman granted resource consent to discharge stormwater to land in circumstances in which it will enter water, to divert surface water from Crayfish Creek and to excavate over an unconfined aquifer and to place a structure on and undertake earthworks in or within 7.5 metres of Crayfish Creek.
  • 23 February 2009 NZ Transport Agency (Christchurch Southern Motorway) (CRC082943 CRC082945 CRC082946 CRC082948 CRC082950 CRC082953 CRC082957 CRC082961 CRC082964 CRC082969 CRC082970 CRC082971 and RMA 92012378)
    Comissioners: Mr Robert Batty, Dr Michael Freeman and Mr Malcolm Douglass

    Various consent applications from the New Zealand Transport Agency to construct and operate a new motorway south of Christchurch.

  • 27 February 2009 Ravensdown Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (CRC040505)
    Comissioners: DS McLernon

    Commissioner McLernon granted resource consent to discharge contaminants from roof drains, a weighbridge and from loading areas onto land via spray irrigation at or about map reference K38:712-550.

March

  • 09 March 2009 Brandon Developments Limited (CRC082169)
    Comissioners: J A Jones

    Commissioner Jones granted resource consent to discharge stormwater to a surface waterway.  
  • 10 March 2009 Blackstone Quarries Limited (CRC081768)
    Comissioners: Robert Batty and John Iseli

    A hearing panel granted resource consent to discharge contaminants to air from the crushing of concrete, screening of soil and storage of bulk materials.
  • 19 March 2009 Canterbury Regional Council (CRC081708 CRC081710 CRC081800 and LUC07/0127 LUC07/0132)
    Comissioners: John Milligan

    Flood protection works, South Branch, Ashburton River.  Commissioner Milligan granted resource consent for these applications.
  • 23 March 2009 GF Kendall (CRC081181)
    Comissioners: Sharon McGarry and Jo Kane

    A hearing panel comprising of Commissioner McGarry and Councillor Kane granted resource consent to discharge stormwater from 11 residential dwellings and associated hardstand and roading associated with the extension of Peninsula View.

  • 30 March 2009 HG Campbell (CRC071927)
    Comissioners: Alan Withy and Tom Heller.

    Application by H G Campbell to take and use groundwater from the Chertsey Groundwater Allocation Zone.

April

  • 14 April 2009 Independent Fisheries Limited (CRC082014)
    Comissioners: Alec Neill, Jane Demeter and Tracy Freeman

    A hearing panel comprising of Councillor Neill, Councillor Demeter and Commissioner Freeman granted resource consent to discharge contaminants to air from a fish rendering plant.

  • 27 April 2009 Wigram Lodge (2001) Ltd (CRC092585)
    Comissioners: Alec Neill

    Councillor Neill granted resource consent to discharge contaminants to air from an 850 kilowatt boiler fired by wood pellets or dried wood chips.   

May

  • 07 May 2009 Waitaki DC (Otematata water supply) (CRC011743)
    Comissioners: John Milligan

    Commissioner Milligan granted resource consent to take up to 79 litres per second of water in a 24 hour period from the Otematata River for township supply.
  • 13 May 2009 Ashburton Contracting Ltd (CRC021794)
    Comissioners: Sharon McGarry and Rik Tindall

    Commissioner McGarry and Councillor Tindall granted resource consent to discharge up to 700 cubic metres of shingle washing water per day at a maximum rate of 23 litres per second, to the Ashburton River via settling pond.

  • 18 May 2009 Mayfield Hinds Irrigation Society (CRC082345 CRC082347 CRC082348 CRC082350 CRC082351 CRC082354 CRC082355 CRC082356)
    Comissioners: Sharon McGarry and Bronwen Murray

    Commissioner McGarry and Councillor Murray granted resource consent to divert irrigation and stockwater races, to divert into or around a proposed storage pond.

  • 25 May 2009 Ashburton Community Water Trust (CRC072637 CRC072636 CRC073863 CRC072638 CRC072639 CRC072640 CRC072641 CRC072642 CRC073862 CRC073864 CRC072643 CRC072644 CRC072645 CRC072646 CRC072647 CRC072648 CRC072649 LUC07/0030)
    Comissioners: Philip Milne, Andrew Fenemor and Ray O’Callaghan

    Canterbury Regional Council for resource consent CRC021091 to take water from the Rakaia River for use by the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme and the Rakaia Terrace Hydro Scheme, and to use and divert water from the Rakaia river for the purposes of hydro electricity generation and associated consents required for the construction and operation of the Rakaia Terrace Hydro Scheme.
  • 25 May 2009 WN Cameron (CRC020744.1)
    Comissioners: John Milligan and Jane Demeter

    The Hearing Panel granted resource consent to change condition 2 of consent CRC020744, to take and use groundwater, to read "the taking of water in terms of this permit shall cease whenever the flow in the Wainui Stream, as estimated by the Canterbury Regional Council, falls below 200 litres per second".

  • 29 May 2009 Buxton Gore Bay Limited (CRC083704 CRC083705 CRC083706 CRC083712)
    Comissioners: Cr R Tindall & J Milligan

    Proposed discharges of treated domestic wastewater (and odour), treated stormwater and wastewater treatment backwash; and the proposed undertaking of works, disturbance of soil and the clearance of vegetation within the riparian margins of a stream.

June

  • 02 June 2009 Russley Holiday Park Limited (CRC082039)
    Comissioners: Michael Freeman

    Commissioner Freeman granted resource consent to discharge stormwater to land in circumstances such that it may enter water.

  • 11 June 2009 Canterbury Regional Council Regional Engineer (CRC072836 CRC072838)
    Comissioners: Sharon McGarry

    Commissioner McGarry granted resource consent to excavate gravel sand and other natural material from the bed of the Waimakariri River, to divert water between map references M35:6102-5005 to M6:940-5145, to facilitate excavation of gravel from the bed of the Waimakariri River and to discharge water from the diversion of braids within the Waimakariri River.

  • 18 June 2009 Amalgamated Holdings Ltd (CRC090956 CRC090961 CRC090962)
    Comissioners: Michael Freeman and Robert Batty

    Commissioners Freeman and Batty granted resource consent to use land for light industrial activities, to discharge stormwater from roofs, roads and hardstand areas and to discharge up to 7500 litres of treated wastewater to land.
  • 18 June 2009 Wright Marble (CRC091986)
    Comissioners: Tracy Freeman and Bob Batty

    Commissioners Freeman and Batty granted resource consent to discharge contaminants to air from manufacture of composite products using resins.
  • 22 June 2009 Stanwood Holdings Ltd (CRC072888)
    Comissioners: Alec Neill, Ross Little, and Pat Harrow

    A Hearing Committee comprising of Councillor Neill, Little and Harrow granted resource consent to discharge up to 2000 litres per day of domestic sewage tank effluent into land. 

July

  • 02 July 2009 Department of Conservation (1080 and pindone) (CRC091153)
    Comissioners: Barry Loe

    Application for resource consent to discharge sodium fluoroacetate (1080) and pindone onto land in circumstances where these contaminants may enter water.

August

  • 05 August 2009 Department of Conservation (CRC091598)
    Comissioners: M. Hunt

    The Hearing Committee granted resource consent to aerially discharge 1080 pellets to land in circumstances in which it will enter water to control possums.
  • 09 August 2009 Kaikoura Investment Trust Limited (CRC071900 CRC071901)
    Comissioners: Bob Nixon and Brent Cowie

    Application for a land use to undertake earthworks and remove vegetation, and to discharge residential stormwater onto land and into water.

  • 12 August 2009 Malvern Stockwater Supply Scheme (Various)
    Comissioners: Robert Batty

    Hearing of resource consents to disturb beds of various rivers to maintain intake and discharge structures, to divert/discharge water.

  • 19 August 2009 Mackenzie District Council - Fairlie Water Supply (CRC040921)
    Comissioners: Mike Freeman

    Commissioner Freeman granted resource consent to Mackenzie District Council to take up to 28 litres per second and 2420 cubic metres per day for the Fairlie and Kimbell town water supply.
     
  • 19 August 2009 P.J. and G.S. Watson (CRC022052.2)
    Comissioners: Robert Charles Nixon

    Commissioner Nixon granted resource consent to add 14 bores to allow each land owner to take water from their own bore and to increase the irrigated area from 141 hectares to 156.5 hectares to cover the full land area to be irrigated and to increase the maximum rate of take from 38 litres per second to 93.61 litres per second and to leave the annual volume unchanged from 750,000 cubic metres.
  • 28 August 2009 Southern Demolition Ltd (CRC092719)
    Comissioners: Robert Nixon

    Commissioner Nixon granted resource consent to discharge odour from a waste transfer depot located at 350 Wilsons Road, Waltham, Christchurch, at or about map reference NZMS 260 M35:8210-4010
  • 31 August 2009 Interclean Industrial Services Ltd (CRC090917)
    Comissioners: Cr Alec Neill

    Cr Neill granted resource consent to discharge contaminants to air from the operation of a sludge dewatering plant at 11A Tanya Street, Christchurch.

September

  • 11 September 2009 Kennaway Estates Ltd (CRC071137)
    Comissioners: J Milligan and Cr J Demeter

    The Hearing Committee granted resource consent to discharge domestic sewage effluent into land via subsurface drip irrigation lines on 11 lots in a residential subdivision, after aerobic treatment.
  • 22 September 2009 Final Decision for John Curtis (CRC073069)
    Comissioners: Councillor J Kane, Ms S McGarry

    Resource consent application by John Curtis Limited for a Water Permit to take and use groundwater from a proposed bore.

October

  • 13 October 2009 Christchurch City Council (Wainui) (CRC091578 CRC091579 CRC091580 CRC091608 and RMA92011255 (CCC))
    Comissioners: Mr M Freeman, Mr D Collins

    The Commissioners granted land use consent, water permit and discharge permit applications associated with the proposed Wainui sewage treatment system.
  • 23 October 2009 Ashburton District Council [Attachments] (CRC012127 CRC012126 CRC012125 CRC012124 CRC012123 CRC012121 CRC012115 CRC012114 CRC012112 CRC012111 CRC012031 CRC012030 CRC012128)
    Comissioners: Robert Batty

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  • 23 October 2009 Ashburton District Council (without attachments) (CRC012127 CRC012126 CRC012125 CRC012124 CRC012123 CRC012121 CRC012115 CRC012114 CRC012112 CRC012111 CRC012031 CRC012030 CRC012128 )
    Comissioners: Robert Batty

    The Commissioner granted the applications by Ashburton District Council to take, divert and discharge waters and to maintain structures in rivers and streams for the continued operation of the existing Ashburton Stock-Water Race system.  Decision without attachments.      

December

  • 04 December 2009 Little Ben (CRC084117 and CRC084222)
    Comissioners: Cr McKay, Cr Sage and Cr Sutherland

  • 08 December 2009 Lincoln University Property Joint Venture Ltd and Ngai Tahu Property Joint Ventures Ltd (CRC092128 CRC092129 CRC092130 CRC092131 CRC092582 and applications to Selwyn District Council associated with stages 1 and 2)
    Comissioners: Mr P Milne and K Gimblett

    The Commissioners granted consent for the above applications associated with the proposed subdivision at Lincoln.
  • 10 December 2009 Clifden Holdings Ltd (CRC051187)
    Comissioners: Commissioner DS McLernon

  • 10 December 2009 Allied Concrete (CRC093738)
    Comissioners: Mr J Iseli

    The Commissioner granted consent to discharge contaminant to air form the operation of a concrete batching plant and associated activities.
     
  • 10 December 2009 Lincoln Land Developments [Attachments only] (CRC0992128)(CRC0992129)(CRC0992130)(CRC0992131)(CRC0992582)
    Comissioners: Milne and Gimblett

     
  • 10 December 2009 Lincoln Land Developments (CRC0992128)(CRC0992129)(CRC0992130)(CRC0992131)(CRC0992582)
    Comissioners: Milne and Gimblett

  • 15 December 2009 Hurunui District Council (CRC091016 and CRC091868)
    Comissioners: Mr P Rogers and Cr R Little

    The Commissioners granted resource consent to discharge onto either irrigation block secondary treated pond effluent originating from the designated site not over 7000 m3/week and to Discharge contaminants to air from the wastewater treatment facility.
     
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  • 15 December 2009 Gillman Wheelans Holdings Limited (CRC080102)
    Comissioners: Ms S McGarry

    The Commissioner granted resource consent to take groundwater for community supply from a proposed bore, 250mm diameter and 70 metres deep, at or about map reference M35:2458656E 5743036N, at a rate not exceeding 38.5 litres per second, with an annual volume not exceeding 691,483 cubic metres.
  • 22 December 2009 Mr N W Unwin (CRC083583)
    Comissioners: Cr Kane and Cr Sage

    The hearing panel granted resource consent to place and use a swing mooring and to occupy part of the coastal marine area with that mooring and an associated vessel at or about map reference N36:9086-3189 Pile Bay, Lyttelton Harbour outside a designated swing mooring area.