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Opotiki District Plan – Summary of the plan review process and rules

26th June 2020, Natural Resources

The Opotiki District Plan has undergone a review as required by the RMA. A Proposed Plan was notified in 2016, followed by a process of submissions, hearings, decisions and appeals. The review process is now concluded and the new (“Proposed”) District Plan will replace the existing Opotiki District Plan and...

Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan– Summary of the PMEP decision and appeal

29th June 2020, Natural Resources

The Marlborough District Council has been undertaking a review their resource management plans – HortNZ has submitted an appeal on the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan decision.

Bay of Plenty - Update on Plan Change 13

17th July 2020, Natural Resources

The Bay of Plenty recently reviewed their air quality rules as part of Plan Change 13 – the majority of these rules (including those relating to agrichemicals are now operative).

The Bay of Plenty recently reviewed their air quality rules as part of Plan Change 13 – the majority of these rules (including those relating to agrichemicals are now operative).

Canterbury – Update on Plan Change 7

11th August 2020, Natural Resources

Environment Canterbury is currently progressing a plan change that introduces new provisions for commercial vegetable growing in the region – HortNZ has prepared a summary of PC7 and an update of where this is in the plan change process and next steps.

Environment Canterbury is currently progressing a plan change that introduces new provisions for commercial vegetable growing in the region – HortNZ has prepared a summary of PC7 and an update of where this is in the plan change process and next steps.

Otago Regional Council Plan Change Updates - August 2020

11th August 2020, Natural Resources

On 6 July 2020 the Environmental Protection Agency publicly notified Plan Change 1 (Dust Suppressants and Waste Oil), Plan Change 7 (Water Permits), and Plan Change 8 (Discharge Management).

On Monday 6 July the Environmental Protection Agency publicly notified the following plan changes:

Waikato – Update on Waikato District Plan Review

8th September 2020, Natural Resources

The Waikato District Council is undertaking a review of the Operative Waikato District Plan in two stages. HortNZ has prepared the following summary, which includes an overview of the changes proposed in Stage 1 that will affect growers.

The Waikato District Council is undertaking a review of the Operative Waikato District Plan in two stages:

Draft Timaru District Plan

13th October 2020, Natural Resources

Timaru District Council has released its Draft District Plan for public feedback before 30 November 2020.

Proposed Selwyn District Plan

13th October 2020, Natural Resources

Selwyn District Council has notified the Proposed Selwyn District Plan for public consultation (see the official public notice and media release ). The Proposed ePlan is available in digital format only and can be viewed at www.selwyn.govt.nz/proposedeplan.

Waikato - Submission on Waikato District Plan Review Stage 2

15th October 2020, Natural Resources

HortNZ's submission on Waikato District Plan Review, Stage 2 - natural hazards and climate change.

Stage 2 of the Waikato District Plan review addresses natural hazards and climate change. Natural hazards are identified in mapped overlay areas. The plan proposes different rules for different natural hazard overlays. Rules relate to construction and alteration of buildings and infrastructure, earthworks and subdivision.