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Proposed Natural Resources Plan

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Proposed Natural Resources Plan

Updated 19 April 2017 5:26pm
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 the Portal link below to view the following hearing stream 1 reports:

  • Part A: Introduction to procedural matters
  • Part A: section 32 and consultation
  • Part A: overall policy framework of the proposed plan
  • Part B: Overall policy framework of the proposed plan
  • Beneficial use and development
  • Areas and sites with significant mana whenua values
Please click here to access the portal

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

REMINDER: Requests for additional speaking time for hearing stream 1 are due 28 April 2017

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?

Submitters are arranged alphabetically by first name

Submitters A - K
Submitters L - W
Which provisions will be covered in each hearing?

Table of provisions for hearing stream 1

SDR Database - use this to search submission points, provisions and to see if there are any further submissions made on your submission

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, Wetlands and Biodiversity, & Natural Form and Function

 
Section 42A Reports available online 31 July 2017 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 4 August 2017
Evidence due for pre-circulation 11 August 2017 by 5pm 
Start date of hearing 28 August 2017
Hearing Stream Four

Water quality & Stormwater

 
Section 42A Reports available online 18 September 2017 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 22 September 2017
Evidence due for pre-circulation 29 September 2017 by 5pm 
Start date of hearing 16 October 2017
Hearing Stream Five

Beds of lakes and Rivers, Discharges to land & Contaminated land, and hazardous substances

 
Section 42A Reports available online 6 November 2017 
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots 10 November 2017
Evidence due for pre-circulation 17 November 2017 by 5pm
Start date of hearing 4 December 2017
Hearing Stream Six

Coast, Natural Hazards, & Significant historic heritage values

 
Section 42A Reports available online Early 2018
Deadline to request additional time or speaker slots Early 2018
Evidence due for pre-circulation Early 2018
Start date of hearing Early 2018

Hearing Panel Directions

All minutes issued will be made available at Panel Directions.

The Hearing Panel has issued Minute #2 on the 9/12/16

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