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

Latest update - 21 February 2017

DoC section 44

Published on 21/02/2017 

The DMC requested advice from the Department of Conservation, which has now been received and can be viewed at the link below.

DMC Minute 28 - Adaptive Management

Published on 21/02/2017

The DMC issued Minute 28 relating to the adaptive management approach and conditions and invites parties to provide comments by way of legal memorandum on the matters set out in the minute.

You can view the Minute using the link below.

DMC Minute 28 (pdf, 150kb)

Updated hearing schedule now available

Published on 20/02/2017 

TTRL Hearing Schedule as at 21 February 2017 (pdf, 470kb)

The EPA has released an updated hearing schedule.  Please note this schedule is subject to change.

If you are unavailable for the day you have been scheduled, are not on the schedule and want to be heard, or are no longer available to attend the hearing, please contact the EPA as soon as possible.

Joint witness statements 

Published on 16/02/2017

The EPA has received the joint witness statements on sediment plume modelling, and the effects on fishing, eco-toxicity, primary production and coastal stability from the expert conferencing sessions. These can be viewed at the link below.

Section 44 advice from Horizons, DoC and MBIE

Published on: 17/02/2017

The DMC requested advice from Horizons Regional Council, the Department of Conservation and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment which has now been received and can be viewed at the link below.

The advice already received from the Taranaki Regional Council and Maritime New Zealand can also be viewed at the link below.

DMC Minute 27 - Expert Conference update

Published on 17/02/2017 

The DMC issued DMC Minute 27 directing Mr Bruce Clarke to participate in expert conferencing on conditions and planning in response to a Memorandum of Counsel received on behalf of the Fisheries submitters.

View DMC Minute 27 (pdf, 216kb)

DMC Minute 25 - Media requests

Published on 16/02/2017

The DMC has issued DMC Minute 25 in response to applications from the media to record the hearing proceedings.

View DMC Minute 25 (pdf, 144kb)

DMC Minute 26 - Video conferencing requests

Published on 16/02/2017

The DMC has issued DMC Minute 26 in response to a request from the Fisheries Submitters for three witnesses to give their evidence at the hearing by way of video conferencing instead of attending in person.

View DMC Minute 26 (pdf, 141kb)

Pre-hearing conference transcript now available

Published on: 14/02/2017

You can read a transcript of the pre-hearing conference that took place at Westpac Stadium on 10 February 2017.

View the transcript (pdf, 227bk)


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.