Resource Consent Public Notices

Below you can find the applications and supporting information for Publicly Notified Resource Consent Applications.  

Any person interested in the publicly notified application can make a submission on the application. In the instance of limited notification, a notice with a copy of the application is served only on those persons identified as being adversely affected.

Making a submission

A submission is simply a written statement from you about a notified Resource Consent application. The submission must be in writing and can either be in support or opposition of the application, or be neutral. Ensure you understand what the application is about, and what the effects are likely to be, by reading all of the information provided.

You can also talk to the applicant and discuss your issues and concerns with them. You may be able to reach an agreement without going through the formal submission process.

Your submission should:

  • Be clear and to the point
  • Support your views with good information
  • Relate to issues that arise from the proposal

In your submission please clearly indicate:

  • Whether you support or oppose the application, or if you wish to make a neutral submission
  • Which parts of the application you are specifically concerned about
  • Why you are making the submission
  • What decision you want us to make or what outcome you want
  • If we grant the consent, what are some of the conditions you want in place?
  • If you want to attend a hearing and present your submission in-person

Submit your Submission

We must receive your submission on or before the submission closing date stated on the public notice or letter.
Remember you also need to send a copy of your submission to the applicant at the address given on their public notice or letter.

Kaipara District Council has received the following application for Resource Consent.

The application includes an assessment of environmental effects. You have the right to inspect a copy of the application at Kaipara District Council’s Customer Service Centres at 32 Hokianga Road, Dargaville and Unit 6, The Hub 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai.

RM220132 (Public Notification)

Application by: Dargaville Mountview Place Trust
Council ref: RM220132
Subject site: Mount View Place, Dargaville
Proposed activity:       

Non-complying activity (breaching rule 12.9.4 of the KDC Operative District Plan 2013) for proposed 11 lot subdivision (10 residential and 1 road to vest), alteration of the boundaries of an existing designation D65 pursuant to section 181 of the Act with the permission of the Requiring Authority, Northpower. The proposal also includes a breach of Rule 12.10.8 ‘Impermeable Surfaces’ in respect of Lots 1 and 2 and the proposed residential Lots 4-9 and 11, and Rule 12.10.9 ‘Separation Distance for Noise Sensitive Activities in the Rural Zone’ due to being within 300m of a commercial-industrial activity. The sites comprise Lot 2 DP 331615 Lot 3 DP 331615 Lot 2 DP 549117, Mountview Place Dargaville.

Application pack

Address for service:
Reyburn & Bryant
PO Box 191
Whangarei 0140
Submissions close: Tuesday 28 November 2023


RM230077 (Public Notification)

Application by: Minister of Education
Council  ref:  
Subject site: 9 Tawa Avenue, Kaiwaka being Lot 5 DP 388478
Proposed activity:
Notice of requirement to designate land for educational purposes to enable the relocation for Te Kura Kaupapa
Māori O Ngaringaomatariki to 9 Tawa Avenue (the site) and to enable the use of the site as a Kura Kaupapa Māori for years 0-13 and a Puna Reo.

Applicant's expert evidence

Submitters evidence
Ministry of Education Legal Submissions

Commissioner Recommendation

 Decision from Minister of Education

Explanation and Update of Notice of Requirement process

Following KDC receiving submissions on the above Notice of Requirement by the Ministry of Education (NoR), this is an update on the statutory process being followed under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

The hearing was held on the 21 November 2023 and closed on 06 December 2023. Commissioner Smith has made a recommendation on the NoR to the Minister of Education under section 171 of the RMA. The recommendation was forwarded to the Minister on 19 December 2023 . A copy of the recommendation and reasons for the recommendation is available here.

The Minister of Education must make a decision under section 172 of the RMA within 30 working days of receiving the recommendation as to whether or not the Minister accepts or rejects the recommendation, including the conditions. Thirty working days does not include 20 December 2023 to the 10 January 2024, or Waitangi Day. Therefore, the Minister’s decision is expected to be received by KDC by Thursday 22 February 2024.

Once KDC has received the Minister’s decision, under section 173 of the RMA, KDC will notify all persons who made a submission and make it available on our website and at Council libraries and offices.

Any person who made a submission on the NoR may appeal the Minister’s decision to the Environment Court within 15 working days of the date on which the notice of the decision was-issued. Please refer to Section 174 of the RMA , for the detail on appeals.

Address for service: 
Requiring Authority
Minister of Education
c/- Tonkin + Taylor Ltd
Level 3, PwC Centre
60 Cashel Street, West End
PO Box 13055
Attention: Tim Ensor
Submissions closed:  
Monday 14 August 2023
Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 November 2023
at 9.00am
Kaiwaka Sports Centre
2 Gibbons Road
Hearing officially closed by Hearing Commissioner William (Bill) Smith as of 06 December 2023.


Application by: 
Vermont Street Management
Council ref:
Subject site:    
183 Devich Road, Mangawhai, being Lot 1 DP 525736 and Lot 2 DP 330158

Proposed activity:                

The application seeks a subdivision consent to create 68 additional allotments across a property containing approximately 135ha. The proposal is in breach of the following Kaipara District Plan rules:

  • 12.14.2(4) Providing for integrated development creating more than 10 lots
  • 12.10.1(a) Earthworks where the proposed earthworks exceeds the permitted standards in the Rural Zone
  • 12.15.8 Telecommunications where each lot will not be provided with a physical connection and will rely on wireless telecommunication services.
Section 42A Report
Activity Status
Discretionary Activity

Address for service:

Pacific Coast Surveys Limited
Unit 8
6 Molesworth Drive
Mangawhai 0505


Submissions closed:
16 November 2021
Date:    Tuesday 22 March 2022 and Wednesday 23 March 2022
Time:    9.30am
Venue:  Mangawhai Domain Hall
              75 Moir Street
And:     Online for those who require virtual access you will be sent a link directly
Commissioner's Decision - 8 June 2022 - (356KB)
Conditions of Consent - 8 June 2022 (269KB)