Hearing Decisions: 2010

December

Friday, 17th Dec 2010

Selwyn District Council - Proposed Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant, Rolleston

CRC040100.1, CRC101109, CRC101111

Commissioner(s): Ken Gimblett and Greg Ryder
The hearing panel, which consisted of Commissioners Ken Gimblett and Greg Ryder, granted consent applications associated with the Proposed Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant in Rolleston.
Wednesday, 8th Dec 2010

B L & N M Burrows

CRC071526

Commissioner(s): John Talbot
Commissioner Talbot granted resource consent to take and use water for irrigation of crops and pasture, excluding dairy cows at Hook School Road, Waimate.
Friday, 3rd Dec 2010

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

CRC103696 CRC103695 CRC103596 CRC103594 CRC103592 CRC103589 CRC103450 & 105211

Commissioner(s): David Collins, Mike Freeman and John Iseli
Environment Canterbury and Selwyn District Council have granted consent applications for a milk powder plant, associated infrastructure, and associated discharge consents. The consents will be located near Racecourse Hill, Canterbury, approximately 3.5 kilometres north-west of Darfield on State Highway 73, at or about map reference NZMS 260 L35:3600-4995.

November

Friday, 26th Nov 2010

Timaru District Council

CRC101831, CRC101832

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry
Timaru District Council have been granted Coastal Permit CRC101831 to discharge wastewater into the coastal marine area; and Coastal Permit CRC101832 to erect and construct a discharge pipeline outfall structure, and occupy and use the coastal marine area; for consent durations of 35 years, subject to conditions.
Monday, 22nd Nov 2010

BL, LH & DA Baggott & CE McKay Ltd - Interim Decision

CRC102890

Commissioner(s): Alan Withy
Commissioner Withy has issued an interim decision on consent application CRC102890 to take and use groundwater from bores M35/17854, M35/17856, M35/17947, M35/17948, M35/17949 and M35/11905 with a combined rate of up to 93 litres per second and shall not exceed 838,968 cubic metres between the 1st of July and the following 30th of June for irrigation and 33,220 cubic metres between the 1st of July and the following 30th of June for stock water and dairy shed use.
Friday, 19th Nov 2010

Wainui Bay Ltd

CRC080967

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry
Commissioner McGarry granted resource consent to discharge stormwater from a residential subdivision to surface water.

October

Wednesday, 13th Oct 2010

Mr T M & Mrs S E Porter, Mr B Chapman and Fiddlers Green Wines Ltd & Xenophon Ltd

CRC040325 CRC081965 CRC040243 CRC040244

Commissioner(s): Alan Withy & Emma Christmas
This decision concerns applications by four existing irrigators in the Waipara catchment to take and use water for irrigation purposes (primarily of vineyards).

September

Wednesday, 29th Sep 2010

Fulton Hogan Canterbury Ltd

CRC041208.1

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry
Commissioner McGarry granted resource consent to excavate gravel, sand and other natural material from the bed of the Waimakariri River; to deposit gravel, sand and other natural material in the bed; to disturb the bed by operating vehicles and machinery; and to carry out works to divert water.
Monday, 6th Sep 2010

Weka Irrigators

CRC040880, CRC040881

Commissioner(s): Mr Alan Withy & Ms Emma Christmas
to divert, take, use and discharge water for irrigation purposes.

August

Monday, 23rd Aug 2010

CCC (Banks Peninsula)

CRC101835 CRC101843 CRC101760 CRC101819

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry and Edward Ellison
Commissioners McGarry and Ellison granted resource consent to discharge treated wastewater to Lyttelton Harbour at or about map reference NZMS 260 M36: 873-314, to store human sewage effluent at or about map reference NZMS 260 M36: 873-314, to discharge treated wastewater into water at or about map reference NZMS 260  M36:838-815 and to store municipal wastewater on land at or about map reference NZMS 260 M36: 8186-3112.
Tuesday, 10th Aug 2010

Landcorp Farming Limited - Carew

CRC081038

Commissioner(s): Alan Withy
Commissioner Alan Withy granted resource consent to take and use groundwater from a proposed bore, 300 millimetres diameter and 100 metres deep, at or about map reference K37:78996-93434, at a maximum rate of 39.4 litres per second, with a volume not exceeding 510,600 cubic metres from 1st July to the following 30th June for irrigation purposes.

July

Friday, 30th Jul 2010

Landcorp Farming Limited - Eyrewell River

CRC081037

Commissioner(s): Alan Withy

Commissioner Alan Withy granted resource consent to take and use groundwater for pasture irrigation at a rate of 85.6 litres per second, with a seasonal volume of 1,110,000 cubic metres, from a proposed bore, 300 mm diameter and 100 metres deep, at or about map reference M35:57790-57700.

Tuesday, 20th Jul 2010

Christchurch City Council

CRC092692

Commissioner(s): Emma Christmas, Terry Scott and David Collins
Commissioners Emma Christmas, Terry Scott and David Collins granted resource consent to discharge water and contaminants to water form overflow points in the Christchurch wastewater network as a result of wet weather events.
Monday, 19th Jul 2010

Roadmetals Company Limited

CRC101780, CRC101781, RMA92015328 [CCC]

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry and Rachel Dunningham

Commissioners McGarry and Dunningham granted resource consent for Land Use Consent CRC101780, Discharge Permit CRC101781 and Land Use Consent RMA92015328 relating to extension of a quarry at 350 West Coast Road, Yaldhurst.

Monday, 19th Jul 2010

Prebbleton Central Limited

CRC101948, CRC101950 and CRC101952

Commissioner(s): Alec Neill
Commissioner Neill granted resource consent to discharge residential stormwater onto land and into water and to undertake works within the bed of Pebbles Drain and over the confined aquifer.
Thursday, 8th Jul 2010

Mackenzie District Council

CRC042915

Commissioner(s): Sharon McGarry and Bronwen Murray
Commissioners McGarry and Murray granted resource consent to discharge oxidation pond effluent to land via seepage from treatment ponds and a soakage/evaporation trench.

June

Tuesday, 1st Jun 2010

Waitaki District Council

CRC094041

Commissioner(s): Emma Christmas, Cr Bronwen Murray

Commissioner Christmas and Councillor Murray granted resource consent to discharge contaminants associated with treated effluent into land in circumstances that may enter groundwater at or about map reference H40:8766-1895.

May

Saturday, 29th May 2010

Waitaki District Council

CRC062249

Commissioner(s): Emma Christmas and Cr Bronwen Murray
The hearing panel granted consent to discharge oxidation pond effluent to land at or about map reference I40:103-047 at a maximum rate of 15 litres per second, but usually at a mean rate of 2.5 litres per second, for sewage disposal from Kurow Township. 
Friday, 28th May 2010

Central Plains Water

Commissioner(s): Milne, Fenemor, Nixon and O'Callaghan

Commissioners Milne, Fenemor, Nixon and O'Callaghan have granted the following resource consents relating to the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme.

Wednesday, 12th May 2010

Fulton Hogan Limited

CRC073777 CRC073778 and 6457 (Timaru District Council)

Commissioner(s): Robert Batty
The Commissioner granted consent to to use land for an open quarry, and to discharge dust and particulate matter from the operation of an open quarry; 35 year terms are sought for both of these applications. Secondly, an application to the Timaru District Council for land-use consent to establish and operate an aggregate quarry, all of the above relating to land at the corner of Orton Rangitata Mouth Road and Badham Road, Orton, Temuka.

April

Tuesday, 27th Apr 2010

Hunter Downs Irrigation Scheme

CRC071029

Commissioner(s): Peter Skelton, Michael Bowden, Gregory Ryder
Decision on the application to take and use water from the Waitaki River as Part of the Hunter Downs Irrigation Scheme by the South Canterbury Irrigation Trust and Meridian Energy Limited.
Thursday, 1st Apr 2010

Pegasus Bay Vineyards and Winery

CRC041892

Commissioner(s): Ms Sharon McGarry and Cr Jo Kane
The Hearing Panel refused the application to take up to 9.6 litres of water per second from a shallow gallery adjacent to the Waipara River for drip irrigation of 40 hectares of grapes.
Thursday, 1st Apr 2010

Taggart Earthmoving Limited

CRC061986 CRC072867 CRC072868 CRC072869 CRC070254

Commissioner(s): Ms Sharon McGarry
The Commissioner granted resource consent to excavate gravel, sand and other material from the bed of the Ashley River; to deposit gravel, sand and other natural material in the bed; and to disturb the bed by operating vehicles and machinery.

March

Friday, 5th Mar 2010

Stanwood Holdings Limited

CRC093539

Commissioner(s): Mr M Freeman
The Commissioner granted the application to to take and use groundwater from bore L35/0980 at a maximum rate of 83 litres per second with a volume not exceeding 4600 cubic metres per day and a volume not exceeding 1,679,000 cubic metres per year.  Water will be used for potable supply for community drinking water purposes, to meet current and future requirements for Darfield.

February

Friday, 19th Feb 2010

Oceania Dairy Limited

CRC100991, CRC101000, CRC101001 & CRC101096 and RM090044

Commissioner(s): Mr R Nixon Batty, Cr McIlraith and Cr Murray
The Hearing Panel granted these applications associated with the establishment of a milk processing plant at the corner of Cooneys Rd and State Highway 1.
Thursday, 18th Feb 2010

Christchurch City Council

CRC093881, CRC0092611

Commissioner(s): Mr B Batty and Ms S McGarry
The Commissioners granted the applications to discharge stormwater containing contaminants onto or into land where contaminant may enter groundwater at or about M36: 7559-3741 and M37: 7551-3730 and to divert and discharge shallow groundwater to the Douglas Clifford Basins/Dunbars Drain drainage system.
Wednesday, 17th Feb 2010

Lowe Corporation Limited

CRC094136

Commissioner(s): Mr B Loe and Cr Tindall
The Hearing Panel granted the application to discharge contaminants to air from the operation of a tannery and a coal-fired boiler as part of an animal by-product processing operation.
Monday, 15th Feb 2010

Canterbury Meatpackers Rakaia Limited

CRC062093 CRC082192 CRC084651

Commissioner(s): Mr P Milne and Mr T Heller
The Hearing Panel granted the applications to take up to 1,800 cubic metres of water per day, at a maximum rate of 63 litres per second, from bore L36/1886, 200 mm diameter and 49 metres deep, at or about map reference L36:4063-1800, for industrial and irrigation purposes, to discharge wastewater generated from activities relating to the operation of an abattoir to land and to discharge stormwater containing contaminants onto or into land in circumstances in which it may enter water.
Tuesday, 9th Feb 2010

Fowler Developments Limited

CRC084691 CRC090611 CRC084693

Commissioner(s): Mr R Nixon and Cr Sage

The Hearing Panel granted the applications to undertake excavation works within the coastal marine area in order to create adequate hydraulic conditions to establish an artificial salt marsh, to discharge water associated with excavation works within the coastal marine area to establish an artificial salt marsh and to undertake evacuation and drainage works within a wetland at Brooklands Lagoon, Spencerville at or about map reference M35:8576-5577.

Monday, 8th Feb 2010

Ashburton Aquatic Park Charitable Trust

CRC093111 CRC093113 CRC093102 CRC093103 CRC093104 CRC093105 CRC093109 CRC093110 CRC061380.1 CRC012224.1 CRC054402.1

Commissioner(s): Mr R Batty and Mr T Heller
The Hearing Panel to excavate and deposit 5.5 million cubic metres of material, to undertake works in the bed of waterways, to divert waterways, and to discharge contaminants to land/water and dust to air associated with the proposed expansion of Lake Hood Aquatic Park in the Ashburton District; together with applications CRC061380.1; CRC012224.1; CRC054402.1, to add and/or change conditions to consents related to the existing Lake Hood.
Thursday, 4th Feb 2010

Selwyn District Council

CRC011993, CRC011996, CRC012001, CRC970986, CRC970987, CRC972765 & CRC010976

Commissioner(s): Mr B Batty and Cr Sutherland
The Hearing panel granted these applications associated with the Selwyn District Council Ellesmere Stockwater Races.

January

Monday, 25th Jan 2010

Waimakariri District Council

CRC092413 CRC092809 CRC092810

Commissioner(s): Mr M Freeman
The Commissioner granted the applications for a stormwater management system to discharge stormwater to water.
Thursday, 21st Jan 2010

Morven Glenavy Ikawai Irrigation Company Ltd

CRC897381C.2 CRC091997 CRC091998 CRC093391 CRC093392

Commissioner(s): Emma Christmas and Tom Heller
A hearing panel comprising of Commissioners Christmas and Heller granted resource consents to use water for irrigation purposes and to take, use and discharge water for stream augmentation purposes.