Hearing Panels

Freshwater Hearings Panel (FHP)

Hearing Dates

Tuesday the 20th to Thursday the 22nd of February 2024 [Refer to Minute 19 (PDF 141 KB) ]

Hearing Venue

Naumi Hotel, 213 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011. 
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Hearing Schedule

Hearing Stream Six - Indigenous Ecosystems Hearing Transcriptions

The transcriptions from Hearing Stream Six are now available in the linked PDF here: Transcription Hearing Stream Six Indigenous Ecosystems February 2024 (PDF 1.4 MB) (Added 11 March 2024)

Key Dates for Hearing Stream Six Indigenous Ecosystems

[Updated 4 December 2023]
  • Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports – Monday 11 December 2023  
  • Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission – Tuesday 19 December 2023
  • Submitters must notify Council if they wish to be heard – 5pm, Tuesday 30 January 2024
  • Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included) – 5pm, Tuesday 30 January 2024
  • Rebuttal Evidence – Tuesday 13 February 2024
  • Transcriptions available online – Within two weeks of the end of the Hearing Stream
  • Caucusing - Monday 6 May 2024
  • Report Author Right of Reply - Due 5pm, Monday 22 April 2024
Indigenous Ecosystems Expert Caucusing - As directed in Minute 22 (PDF 252 KB) - 6 March 2024 and updated in Minute 23 on the 18th March 2024 (PDF 358 KB)
Milestone Due Date
Caucusing session Monday 6th May 2024
Joint witness statement published to website 5pm, Thursday 9th May 2024
Any party who submitted on the HS6 provisions and who has scope to do so, may file written comments in response due 5pm, Tuesday 21st May 2024
Report Author Right of Reply due Thursday 30th May 2024

Key Documents for Hearing Stream Six Indigenous Ecosystems

Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports:
Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission: 
Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included): 
GWRC Rebuttal Evidence:
Hearing Presentations 
Hearing Transcriptions:
Wellington International Airport Limited Supplementary Statement of Evidence as requested in Minute 22: (PDF 252 KB)
Indigenous Ecosystems Expert Caucusing:
As directed in Minute 22 (PDF 252 KB) - 6 March 2024 and updated in Minute 23 on the 18th March 2024 (PDF 358 KB)
Report Author Right of Reply: To come by 5pm Thursday 30th May 2024 [revised due date as per Minute 23 on the 18th March 2024] (PDF 358 KB)
Submitter Correspondence:

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Updated May 22, 2024 at 11:06 AM

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