Tegel Ltd. Joint Resource Consent Application


Latest information:

Council sent a request for further information to Tegel Foods Limited for more information. This letter can be read here.

Background to application:

Northland Regional Council (NRC) and Kaipara District Council (KDC) have received applications from Tegel Foods Limited for resource consents associated with the development and operation of a free range poultry broiler farm at 5763 and 5802 State Highway 12, Arapohue, Dargaville.

Submissions closed Wednesday, 7 March 2018. 

You can find submissions to the Resource Consent by clicking here.

You can see what happens now submissions have closed here in the flow diagram.

The submission process is statutory and for more information about how the process works, this article from the Ministry of the Environment (opens in new window) has a full documentation of the process Council's undertake for a Resource Consent. 


Tegel Foods Limited

Address for service

Andrea Brabant
Tonkin and Taylor Ltd
PO Box 5271
Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141

Applicant's email

Andrea Brabant, Tonkin and Taylor Ltd - abrabant@tonkintaylor.co.nz


5763 and 5802 State Highway 12


Activities associated with the development and operation of a free range poultry broiler farm.

Applications made to Northland Regional Council

Resource consent applications made to NRC include:

  • the taking and use of groundwater,
  • the diversion of surface water as a result of flood protection works,
  • the discharge of contaminants (mainly odour) to air, and
  • earthworks for the development of the site and quarrying.

Application number - NRC: APP.039494.01.01
Enquiries about NRC applications

Stuart Savill
Phone: 09 470 1101, free phone 0800 002 004
Email: stuarts@nrc.govt.nz

Applications made to Kaipara District Council

Resource consent applications made to KDC include:

land use consent for breaches of rules relating to earthworks,
a reduced setback of buildings from the intersection of State Highway 12 and Whakahara Road,
the storage and use of hazardous substances, and
road construction works.

Application number - KDC:RM170441
Enquiries about KDC applications

David Badham
Phone: 09 438 5343
Email: davidb@barker.co.nz

Application documents

Both councils hold full copies of the application documents and assessments of environmental effects which can be viewed or purchased at the following locations:

NRC – www.nrc.govt.nz and at 36 Water Street, Whangarei; and

KDC – Electronic Application and at the KDC offices at 42 Hokianga Road, Dargaville and Unit 6, The Hub, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai

If you have any questions about the applications, please contact:

For NRC consent applications: Stuart Savill on 09 470 1101, free phone 0800 002 004, stuarts@nrc.govt.nz; or

For KDC consent application: David Badham on 09 438 5343, davidb@barker.co.nz.

Any person may make a submission on the application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that (a) adversely affects the environment; and (b) does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

You may make a submission on the applications made to the NRC and KDC by sending a written to the address below to:

NRC: Private Bag 9021, Whāngārei Mail Centre, Whāngārei 0148 or mailroom@nrc.govt.nz.

KDC: Unit 6, 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai 0505 or rmanotified@kaipara.govt.nz.

The submission must be in the prescribed form (Form 13). Copies of this form are available on both council’s webpages and at their offices.

The NRC form can be found here.

Submissions closed on Wednesday, 7 March 2018.

You must also send a copy of your submission to Tegel Foods Limited (the applicant), whose address for service is Andrea Brabant, Tonkin and Taylor Ltd, PO Box 5271, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141 or email at abrabant@tonkintaylor.co.nz, as soon as reasonably practicable after sending your submission to NRC and/or KDC.