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 Kapiti Environmental Action Inc. v Kapiti Coast District Council

Ref. Numbers A60/02
Description Appeal on consent for subdivision in Coastal Dune Policy Area. Court found that the proposal was non-complying, visual and landscape effects were significant. Applicant did not provide information on environmental effects of earthworks and roading. Consent declined. Subsequent High Court appeal ( Pukenamu Estates Ltd v Kapiti Environmental Action Inc HC Wellington AP106/02 17/12/03) unsuccessful.