Proposal overview Plus
Proposal number:
NSP000016
Proposal name:
Contact Energy Te Mihi Board of Inquiry
Primary organisation:
Contact Energy Limited - Head Office
Proposal type:
Resource consent application
Proposal state:
Proposal Close-Out
Application decision:
Approved
Date decision notified:
 
Proposal description:
The Minister for the Environment called in Contact’s proposal for the power station in February 2008 and appointed an independent Board of Inquiry to consider submissions on Contact Energy’s proposal, to hold public hearings and to make a final decision.
Latest website update on proposal:
The Minister for the Environment called in Contact’s proposal for the power station in February 2008 and appointed an independent Board of Inquiry to consider submissions on Contact Energy’s proposal, to hold public hearings and to make a final decision. The Board’s Chair was Judge Gordon Whiting, an Environment Judge. The other Board members were Dr Patrick Browne, Denis Nugent and Glenice Paine. The Board of Inquiry hearing was held in Taupo on 21 July 2008 and 28 to 30 July 2008. The Board then released its draft decision for comment on 5 August 2008 and allowed 20 working days for comment. The final report granting the resource consents was released by the Board on 3 september 2008.