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Trans-Tasman Resources Limited 2016 application to extract and process iron sand within the South Taranaki Bight

Latest update - 24 March 2017

DMC Minute 39 - Reminder on locations of sites of significance 

Published 24/03/2017

On 24 March 2017, the DMC issued Minute 39 reminding certain submitters of the invitation to provide information on the locations of sites of significance by 29 March 2017 and clarifying how the information is to be provided.  

View DMC Minute 39 (pdf, 202kb)

DMC Minute 38 - Time extension for hearing duration

Published 23/03/2017

On 22 March 2017, the DMC issued Minute 38 extending the time period for the duration of the hearing.

View DMC Minute 38 (pdf, 109kb)

DMC Minute 37 - Revised timetable for key steps

Published 23/03/2017

On 22 March 2017, the DMC issued Minute 37 setting out the timetable for the key steps in the process unitl the close of the hearing. This includes the DMC's response to the correspondence from parties in response to Minute 35. 

View DMC Minute 37 (pdf, 201kb)

DMC Minute 36 - Reconvening expert conferencing on sediment plume modelling 

Published 23/03/2017

On 22 March 2017, the DMC issued Minute 36 directing the sediment plume modelling experts to reconvene expert conferencing.

View DMC Minute 36 (pdf, 190kb)

Proposed consent conditions agreed between Origin Energy Resources Kupe Limited (Origin) and TTRL

During the hearing on 16 March 2017, Origin provided a track changed version of the proposed consent conditions agreed between Origin and TTRL as at 15 March 2017.

View proposed draft conditions agreed by TTRL and Origin pdf, (271kb) 

Worst case scenario sediment plume modelling report

Published on 17/03/17

During the hearing on March 16 2017, TTRL provided the worst case scenario sediment plume modelling report and appendix from NIWA. 

The report and appendix can be viewed below.

HRW Report on worst case scenario sediment plume modelling (pdf, 288kb)

Appendix to HRW Report (pdf, 4.0mb)

DMC Minute 35 - Timetable for next steps

Published 15/03/2017

On March 15 March 20127, the DMC issued Minute 35 setting out a proposed timetable including key steps and suggested timeframes, in order to accommodate a number of evidential matters still to be addressed and the development of proposed conditions, should they be required. Parties are invited to comment on the timing and their availability.

View DMC Minute 35 (pdf, 233kb) 

DMC Minute 34 – Adaptive Management Approach – next steps

Published 14/03/2017

​On 13 March 2017, the DMC issued Minute 34 advising parties about the next steps for the planning and conditions expert witnesses and legal counsel in respect of considering conditions in the context of an adaptive management approach.

View DMC Minute 34 (pdf, 147kb)

Responses to Minute 28 on the adaptive management approach

Published 14/03/2017

On 10 March 2017, KASM and Greenpeace, Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand and the Crown provided responses to Minute 28 on the adaptive management approach.

Memorandum of counsel for the Crown (pdf, 2309kb)

KASM and Greenpeace memorandum (pdf, 573kb)

Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society memorandum (pdf, 491kb)

Submissions available for viewing

Published on: 3/03/2017

On 2 March 2017, counsel for KASM and Greenpeace raised concerns about access to the submissions made by people appearing at the hearing, particularly those due to appear in New Plymouth.  The submissions of those parties who are scheduled to appear at the hearing are now available on the EPA website. 

The application

Learn more about TTRL's application for marine consents and marine discharge consents and view the application documents.

Submissions received

You can view an index of submissions received on the TTRL 2016 marine consents and marine discharge consents application here.

Reports, advice and evidence

Read the reports, advice and evidence provided to the EPA.

The Hearing

You can view information regarding the TTRL 2016 marine consents application hearing here.

Decision-making Committee

The EPA Board appointed a Decision-making Committee to decide whether or not to grant the application.

Previous updates

View previous updates on the application.

Contacts

Key contacts at the EPA for TTRL's application for marine consents and marine discharge consents.