Comments on the resource consent application or notice of requirement must be invited from the persons or groups set out in clause 17 of Schedule 6 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020.
On 27 October 2021, the Drury Central and Paerata Stations Expert Consenting Panel released Minute 1 recording their decision on which parties are to be invited to comment and the date these need to be received by the EPA.
Written comments were received by the EPA by 17 November 2021.
Minute 1 of the Drury Central and Paerata Stations Panel (PDF, 953KB)
See below an example of the Notice of Consent Application and Invitation to Comment issued to the parties/persons identified in the Act:
Local authorities letter (PDF, 171KB)
Iwi authorities and treaty settlement entities letter (PDF, 210KB)
Letter to owners/occupiers of land adjacent to land on which the project is to be undertaken (PDF, 172KB)
Letter to owners/occupiers of land on which the project is to be undertaken (PDF, 172KB)
Letter to Ministers of the Crown (PDF, 171KB)
Letter to the listed organisations and the Director-General of Conservation (PDF, 170KB)
Letter to parties identified in the Order of Council (PDF, 172KB)
Letter to parties considered appropriate by the Panel (PDF, 170KB)
In addition to the parties directly specified in the Act, the panel must determine who must be invited for comment in accordance with subclauses (a),(b),(c),(g) and (h) of clause 17(6). They are listed in the document below.
List of addresses of persons invited to comment by the Panel (PDF, 142KB)
Late comment received on the application
On 25 November 2021, the Panel received a late comment on the application from YWMP Limited.
Comments from YWMP Limited (PDF, 928KB)
Comments received on the application
Comments from Sarah Armstrong (PDF, 31MB)
Comments from Auckland Council (PDF, 498KB)
Comments from Auckland Transport (PDF, 143KB)
Comments from Campaign for Better Transport (PDF, 1.4MB)
Comments from Counties Energy Limited (PDF, 89KB)
Comments from Irene Farrell (PDF, 1.4MB)
Comments from Fulton Hogan Land Development Limited (PDF, 579KB)
Comments from Heritage New Zealand (PDF, 41KB)
Comments from New Zealand Infrastructure Commission (PDF, 549KB)
Comments from Kiwi Property Holdings No2 Lts (PDF, 1.8MB)
Comments from the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (PDF, 59KB)
Comments from the Minister of Housing (PDF, 126KB)
Comments from Daniel Mathews (PDF, 7.5MB)
Comments from Philip and Ruth Meek (PDF, 805KB)
Comments from Zhi Neng Zhou (PDF, 1.8MB)
Comments from Newland Holdings Pty Ltd (PDF, 4.6MB)
Comments from Oyster Capital (PDF, 405KB)
Comments from Paerata 5 Farms Limited (PDF, 5.4MB)
Comments from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (PDF, 293KB)
Response from the applicant
Response from KiwiRail on the comments received on the application (PDF, 566KB)
Response from KiwiRail on the late comment from YWMP Limited (PDF, 428KB)