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 Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo

Current Contact Details
Group NameForest and Bird, Tauranga Branch
Office Address c/- Tauranga Environment Centre
PO Box 487
First Contact Person Sara Brill (Secretary)
Second Contact Person Basil Graeme
Phone 07 576 5593
Area covered Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Details last updated 12:07 on 27/07/04

Group's focus
Protection of native freshwater, marine and terrestrial ecosystems from the effects of intensifying land use - subdivision, mining and development.

RMA issues of interest


Non-Notification, Subdivision, Pest Animals, Pest Plants, Marine Reserves, Reserves Management, Open Space Protection, Plantation Forestry, Native Vegetation Management, Native Vegetation Protection, Species Protection, Habitat Protection, Wetlands, Freshwater Habitats, Freshwater Allocation, Freshwater Quality, Quarrying, Coastal Permits, Coastal Management

Experience in RMA processes
Resource consents, discharge permits, Environment Court appeal, national policy statement, community plan. Concerns over local government performance were referred to Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment and Ombudsman.