Trans-Tasman Resources Limited (TTR) is proposing to undertake an iron sand mining project in the South Taranaki Bight. It plans to mine iron ore from the seabed and process it aboard a floating production, storage and offloading vessel prior to export.
Hearing schedule for Taranaki & Whanganui - 17 April 2014
The hearing adjourned in Wellington on Thursday 17 April.
It will resume at Pariroa Marae, Hawera, on Monday 28 April before moving to Whanganui and then New Plymouth. You can view a draft hearing schedule below:
Draft Hearing Schedule for Week Five - Taranaki as at 17 April (pdf, 150 kb)
You can view the daily proceedings, transcripts and documents presented at the hearing below:
Memoranda to the DMC - 17 April 2014
The Decision-making Committee (DMC) has received memoranda from
parties in relation to cross-boundary issues, procedural fairness and discharge management. You can view all correspondence to the DMC
Non-expert evidence available - 17 April 2014
Non-expert evidence from submitters was due with the EPA by 2pm on 2 April. You can view the evidence via the link below:
Non-expert evidence from Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Ruanui and Te Ohu Kaimoana is also available.
Joint witness statements available - 17 March 2014
The DMC requested that the experts for the
applicant, submitters, and the independent experts commissioned by the
EPA, meet and prepare joint witness statements on important issues.
Additional joint witness statements have been received in relation to noise conditions and can be viewed via the link below:
Directions and Hearing Procedures - 4 March 2014
The Directions and Hearing Procedures and timetable issued by the DMC were updated on 3 March 2014. Both documents are available at the page below:
|Submitters and non-expert witnesses appear (Wellington)
|Submitters and non-expert witnesses appear
(Taranaki and Whanganui)
|28 April - 2 May|
|Closing comments (Wellington)
||Approx 8 May
|Final decision released (20 days after close of hearing)
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