Hearing Panels

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

Hearing Dates

Commencing 11 March 2024

Hearing Venue

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

  • 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 Seven Report Topics

Definition: National Grid

Definition: Regionally Significant Infrastructure

Method 1

Method 2

Method 3

Method 4

Method 5

Policy 3

Strategic Transport Network

Transport Plan implementation

Whole RPS Change

Key Dates for Hearing Stream Seven Small Topics, Wrap-up and Integration

  • Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports – 12 February 2024
  • Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission – 22 February 2024
  • Submitters must notify Council if they wish to be heard – 26 February 2024
  • Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included) – 26 February 2024
  • Rebuttal Evidence – 4 March 2024
  • Hearing Stream Three Integrated Management Hearing Transcriptions available online – Within two weeks of the end of the Hearing Stream

Key Documents for Hearing Stream Seven Small Topics, Wrap-up and Integration

Notice of Hearing and S42A Reports: (12 February 2024)
Greater Wellington Evidence and Legal Submission: (22 February 2024)
Submitter Evidence (Expert and Legal Evidence included): (26 February 2024)
Supplementary Evidence: (4 March 2024)
Hearing Presentations (Due 7 March 2024)

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 July 20, 2023 at 4:17 PM

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