Hearing Panels

Freshwater Hearings Panel (FHP) / Part 1, Schedule 1 (P1S1) Hearings Panel

Hearing Dates

Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th October 2023

Hearing Venue

Naumi Hotel, 213 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011. 
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  • Timings are subject to change.
  • In-session Hearing dates will be confirmed once the Schedule has been produced (at least five days prior to the first day of the Hearing).
  • Allocated speaking slots include Panel questioning and turnaround times.
  • The Hearing is being livestreamed and is open to the public.
  • Hearing Transcripts will be available two weeks after the completion of each Hearing Stream.

You can contact the Hearings Advisors by emailing: regionalplan@gw.govt.nz


Hearing Stream Four Urban Development Report Topics

Key Dates for Hearing Stream Four Urban Development

  • Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports – 4th September 2023  
  • Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission – 11th September 2023 (None received)
  • Submitters must notify Council if they wish to be heard – 5pm, 15th September 2023 
  • Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included) – 5pm, 15th September 2023
  • Rebuttal Evidence – 25 September 2023 - Updated to 5pm 26 September 2023 [See Minute 13 - 20 September 2023] (PDF 212 KB)
  • Hearing Stream Three Integrated Management Hearing Transcriptions available online – Within two weeks of the end of the Hearing Stream

Key Documents for Hearing Stream Four Urban Development

Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports: (4 September 2023)
Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission:
Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included): (15 September 2023)
Submitter Correspondence:
GWRC Rebuttal Evidence: 
Hearing Presentations:

Further Assistance   

For any questions about Proposed Change 1 Regional Policy Statement hearings that is not covered by our website content, please contact our team at regionalplan@gw.govt.nz

If you have any questions regarding how to present a submission at a hearing, please email our independent Friend of the Submitter at Friend.of.Submitter@gw.govt.nz 

Updated September 29, 2023 at 3:20 PM

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