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Proposed Natural Resources Plan

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Proposed Natural Resources Plan

Updated 30 November 2017 2:28pm
Portal

We are please to introduce our new PNRP hearings portal. This is where we will make available copies of our s42A reports, redline version of the plan, evidence, audio recordings of the hearings and more.   

Please click here to access the portal

If you have any access problems, please contact the hearings officer at regionalplan@gw.govt.nz

Hearings, Topics and Provisions

To find out which hearings you are scheduled to speak at (based on your submission), as well as a list of which plan provisions are covered under each hearing click below:

Which hearings will I be invited to?

SDR Database - use this to search submission points, provisions and to see if there are any further submissions made on your submission. This remains up to date and allows you to search for your submitter name or number

Dates you need to know for hearings

This is the indicative hearing schedule for 2017 - Please note this schedule is subject to change

Hearing Stream One 

Overall policy framework for the proposed plan, Beneficial Use and Development, & Areas and sites with significant mana whenua values

 
Section 42A Reports available online 20 April 2017 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 28 April 2017
Evidence due for pre-circulation 5 May 2017 by 5pm
Start date of hearing 22 May 2017 
Hearing Stream Two

Air Quality Management, Land use in riparian margins and stock access to water bodies, & Soil Conservation

 
Section 42A Reports available online 12 June 2017 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 16 June 2017
Evidence due for pre-circulation 23 June 2017 by 5pm 
Start date of hearing 10 July 2017 
Hearing Stream Three

Water Allocation & Natural Form and Function

 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 4 August 2017
Section 42A Reports available online 7 August 2017 
Evidence due for pre-circulation 22 August 2017 by 5pm 
Start date of hearing 4 September 2017
Hearing Stream Four

Water quality & Stormwater

 
Section 42A Reports available online 12 January 2018
Submitters to request additional time/speaker spots 16 January 2018
Evidence due for pre-circulation 26 January 2018 
Start date of hearing 12 February 2018
Hearing Stream Five

Beds of lakes and Rivers, Wetlands and Biodiversity,Discharges to land

 
Section 42A Reports available online 26 February 2018
Submitters to request additional time/speaker slots 28 February 2018
Evidence due for pre-circulation 12 March 2018
Start date of hearing 26 March 2018
Hearing Stream Six

Coast, Natural Hazards, & Significant historic heritage values, Contaminated land, and hazardous substances

 
Section 42A Reports available online 13 April 2018
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 17  April 2018
Evidence due for pre-circulation 20 April 2018
Start date of hearing 7 May 2018

Hearing Panel Directions

All minutes issued will be made available at Panel Directions.

Pre-Hearing Meetings

We are currently scheduling pre-hearing meetings on issues that may be resolved or we can provide clarity around. If you have submitted on a topic that will have a pre-hearing meeting, we will contact you directly and invite you.

To view a schedule of pre-hearing meetings that have been held and potential upcoming meetings, please click the below link:

Pre-hearing Meetings


Frequently Asked Questions on the Hearing Process

Please check out our FAQS section for information in the upcoming hearing process.

FAQS on the hearing process

We will update these regularly to ensure you can find the information you need.

Past Plan Steps and Information