The application

This project is for the redevelopment of the Picton Ferry terminal precinct and involves upgrades to the terminal precinct and the surrounding infrastructure.

It includes earthworks, land use and water-related consents.

This project is identified as LP14 in the Act.

On 22 December 2020, KiwiRail Holdings Limited, Port Marlborough New Zealand, and the Marlborough District Council lodged applications for resource consents to authorise the redevelopment to the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct and the surrounding infrastructure.

On 15 January 2021, the EPA determined that the application complied with the requirements set out in clause 3, Schedule 6 of the Act, and can be provided to a panel to determine the application.

Memo outlining assessment of the application against clause 3, Schedule 6 requirements (PDF, 648KB)

Decision on compliance with Clause 3(1) Schedule 6 (PDF, 240KB)

Further information

At any time before the expert consenting panel issues its final decision on the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct redevelopment resource consent application, it can request further information under clause 25(1)(a) Schedule 6 of the Act.

View the information requested, and the responses to the information

Updated conditions

With the agreement of the expert consenting panel, on 17 March 2021, the applicant provided an updated set of proposed conditions, which supersede the ones provided with the application (Appendix AB Proposed Conditions of Consent). The highlighted conditions indicate new conditions or proposed changes to the conditions as originally proposed. 

View the updated set of conditions with highlighted changes (PDF, 425KB)

Size of application documents

Size of application documents

Please be aware that some of the application documents are very large and may take some time to download. If you have any problems accessing any of the files, please get in touch with us at fasttrack@epa.govt.nz.

Application documents

There are three applicants for this project applying for resource consents. 

Port Marlborough New Zealand Ltd- whose application (Package 2A) covers the construction and operation of a new ferry terminal facility and associated works and activities.

Kiwirail Holdings Ltd - whose application (Package 2B) covers the resource consent application for works and structures in and adjacent to the Waitohi Awa. 

Marlborough District Council - whose application (Package 2C) covers the resource consent application for the construction and maintenance of an Overbridge over the Waitohi Awa at Dublin Street, and new vehicle crossings at Auckland Street, Picton. 

Application - Volume 1

Structure of Application (PDF, 51KB)

Summary of Applications (PDF, 905KB)

Legal Considerations (PDF, 232KB)

Application - Volume 2

Package 2A Port Marlborough New Zealand Ltd (PDF, 4.5MB)

Package 2B Kiwirail Holdings Ltd (PDF, 1.5MB)

Package 2C Marlborough District Council (PDF, 2.5MB)

Application - Volume 3

Appendix A Names and Addresses of Owners and Occupiers on and Adjacent to the Application Sites (PDF, 410KB)

Appendix B Records of Title (PDF, 2.1MB)

Appendix Ca WSP Application Plans including site map (Package 2A) is split into 4 parts:

Appendix Ca Part 1 (1 of 4) (PDF, 15MB)

Appendix Ca Part 2 (2 of 4) (PDF, 12MB)

Appendix Ca Part 3 (3 of 4) (PDF, 23MB)

Appendix Ca Part 4 (4 of 4) (PDF, 21MB)

Appendix Cb WSP Application Plans including site map Application 2A Part 2 (PDF, 37MB)

Appendix Cc WSP Application Plans including site map Application 2A Part 3 (PDF, 24MB)

Appendix Cd WSP Application Plans including site map (Package 2B) is split into 3 parts:

Appendix Cd Part 1 (1 of 3) (PDF, 8MB)

Appendix Cd Part 2 (2 of 3) (PDF, 302KB)

Appendix Cd Part 3 (3 of 3) (PDF, 6MB)

Appendix Ce WSP Application Plans including site map Application 2C (PDF, 29MB)

Appendix D Shearwater Consulting Commercial Jetty Application Plans (PDF, 7.1MB)

Appendix Ea Athfields Architects Limited Design Report and Plans Application 2A (PDF, 6.7MB)

Appendix Eb Athfields Architects Limited Design Report and Plans Application 2A (PDF, 7.1MB)

Appendix Fa Wraight and Associates Landscape Design Statement and Plans Application 2A (PDF, 13MB)

Appendix Fb Wraight and Associates Landscape Design Statement and Plans Application 2B (PDF, 6.7MB)

Appendix Fc Wraight and Associates Landscape Design Statement and Plans Application 2C (PDF, 16MB)

Appendix Ga Isthmus Landscape and Visual Effects Assessment and Visual Simulations (PDF, 633KB)

Appendix Gb Isthmus Landscape and Visual Effects Assessment and Visual Simulations (PDF, 7.5MB)

Appendix H Tonkin and Taylor Coastal Processes Assessment (PDF, 3.3MB)

Appendix I Ecology Company Assessment of Effects on Presence of Birds in Picton Harbour (PDF, 1MB)

Appendix J Cawthron Institute Assessment of Effects on Marine Mammals (PDF, 5.5MB)

Appendix K Cawthron Institute Assessment of Effects on Benthic Ecology (PDF, 4.5MB)

Appendix L WSP Integrated Transportation Assessment (PDF, 19MB)

Appendix M WSP Draft Concept Design Report (PDF, 3.1MB)

Appendix N Draft Construction Methodology Report (PDF, 826KB)

Appendix O WSP Detailed Site Investigation and Marine Sediment Contamination Investigation (PDF, 32MB)

Appendix P Assessment of Rules in Statutory Documents (PDF, 577KB)

Appendix Q Consultation Summary Report and Consultation Outcomes Report (PDF, 8.5MB)

Appendix R Raukura Consultants Cultural Impact Assessment (PDF, 2.2MB)

Appendix S Affected Parties Approvals (PDF, 15MB)

Appendix T Treaty Settlement Deeds (PDF, 107KB)

Appendix U WSP Slope Seismic and Tsunami Hazards Assessment (PDF, 1.5MB)

Appendix Va Draft Construction Management Plan (PDF, 1.2MB)

Appendix Vb Draft Construction Traffic Management Plan (PDF, 622KB)

Appendix W Draft Navigational Safety Plan (PDF, 365KB)

Appendix X Marshall Day Acoustics Construction Noise and Vibration Assessment (PDF, 3.6MB)

Appendix Y Draft Construction Noise Vibration Management Plan (PDF, 3.4MB)

Appendix Z WSP Archaeological Management Plan Site Instructions Memo (PDF, 406KB)

Appendix AA Marshall Day Acoustics Port Operations Noise Assessment (PDF, 4.6MB)

Appendix AB Proposed Conditions of Consent (PDF, 320KB)

Appendix AC Relevant Operative Marlborough Sounds Resource Management Plan and Operative Regional Policy Statement Objectives and Policies (PDF, 87KB)

Appendix AD Authorisation for Mitchell Daysh Ltd to file applications on behalf of Applicant (PDF, 90KB)