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

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Case Law Reference: Details

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Title Te Rununga o Tuwharetoa ki Kawerau v Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Ref. Numbers A31/2002
Description Appeal on consent for Carter Holt Harvey to discharge wastewater to land, with possible effect on Tarawera River. Rununga sought 10 year term, consent approved for 21 years with requirement that consent holder consult with tangata whenua. (See also A20/2003.) Subsequent appeal (Carter Holt Harvey v Te Rununga o Tuwharetoa ki Kawerau, HC Rotorua AP 42/02) related to exercise of kaitiakitanga over river. Decision clarified requirements for consultation.