Resource Management Act: RMA Link: Case Law Reference: Details

The RMAlink project aims to make community participation in all Resource Management Act processes more straightforward and less time-consuming. More effective participation from those with a concern for the environment will contribute towards improving environmental outcomes nationwide.

Case Law Reference: Details

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Wellington Community Network
Title Wakatipu Environment Society Inc v Queenstown Lakes District Council

Ref. Numbers C135/02
Description Appeal against non-complying subdivision in Visual Amenity Landscape area. Proposal included mitigating measures – wetland enhancement and an amenity protection area. Court found that proposal ‘constituted over domestication of an area, and visible sprawl’. Appeal allowed.