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

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Case Law Reference: Details

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Wellington Community Network
Title Whangapoua Environmental Society Inc v Thames-Coromandel District Council

Ref. Numbers A117/05
Description Appeal against consents granted by Waikato Regional Council and Thames-Coromandel District Council for a large sawmill and timber treatment plant. Court found that this industrial land use would have a negative impact on natural character of the area, and was inconsistent with objectives of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act 2000. Land use and stormwater discharge consents were declined.