General Information on Water Bottling Consent

Current water bottling operative consents

Below is a summary of the three water bottling consents in the Wellington region. For further information on each consent scroll to he bottom of this page.

Name / Organisation


Resource consent number


Limit cubic metres per day

Annual volume (m3)

Lower Hutt Groundwater Zone/Waiwhetu Aquifer

Petone Property Holdings Limited



Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

WGN160011 [33583]




Consent was granted in 2016, but water take has not commenced – we understand that Petone Property Holdings Ltd are looking for someone to establish a plant on the site. Note: s125 application currently lodged to extend the lapse date for this consent. See details below. 

Petone Pure Water Company Limited

Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

WGN040360 [23776]


350 over any 7 day period


Consent was granted in 2004. Petone Pure Water Company Ltd have not abstracted water since 2011. Note: Replacement consent application currently lodged (see below)

Upper Hutt Groundwater Zone

Heretaunga Water Limited

1–5 Refreshment Place, Upper Hutt

WGN130085 [31970]




Consent was granted in 2013. Heretaunga Water Ltd commenced taking water in late 2016 but then ceased in December 2016. The consent holder did pump testing in May 2019 and abstracted water in June-Nov 2019 and again in January 2020.  The consent holder confirmed to us in March 2021 that no abstraction had taken place in recent times. Their consent conditions requires the consent holder to record daily and submit monthly water records to us. 

Updated December 12, 2022 at 4:10 PM

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