Resource Management Act: RMA Link: Environmental and Community Groups Directory: Organisation's 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.

Environmental and Community Groups Directory: Organisation's details

Hosted by:

Wellington Community Network
Region Christchurch, North & South Canterbury

Current Contact Details
Group NameChristchurch Estuary Association Inc
First Contact Person Sandra Sim (Hon Secretary)
Phone 03 960 5115
Second Contact Person C Batchelor
Phone 03 388 2012
Area covered Avon-Heathcote estuary and river catchments
Details last updated 09:09 on 03/09/04

Group's focus
Group acts as watchdog to ensure protection of Christchurch Estuary values, habitats. Enhancement of environmental quality, opportunities for public access, work in partnership with government, local government and businesses. Participated in CCC's discharge permit application to continue wastewater effluent discharge into estuary. Copies of evidence (on legal, scientific and social issues) available from C Batchelor on request.

RMA issues of interest

Wastewater discharges, Waste Management, Subdivision, Public Access, Odour, Non-Notification, Natural Hazards, Native Vegetation Protection, Landscape Protection, Integrated Management, Habitat Protection, Coastal Permits, Coastal Management, Amenity values

Experience in RMA processes
Resource consents, discharge permits, regional plan and regional policy statement, Environment Court action.