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Let's Plan Together - Draft District Plan
Do you care about the environment and how the district is developed? Then join us in creating the new District Plan. The District Plan review process is a one-in-ten-year opportunity to influence how we manage land use and subdivision in the district.
Draft Landscape Plan for park at old Redcliffs School site
We are seeking feedback on a draft landscape plan and a name for the new park at the old Redcliffs School site.
Redcliffs Transport Project
We are seeking feedback on changes to parts of Main Road, Beachville Road, Celia Street and McCormacks Bay Road in Redcliffs. These changes will make it safer and easier for parents and children to access the new Redcliffs School.
Proposal to name Whareroa Farm Reserve by DOC
Misty Peaks Reserve Draft Management Plan
The Council bought 500 hectares of the former Mt Desmond Station to form Misty Peaks Reserve, a scenic reserve that rises to nearly 800 metres above sea level.
Te Oka Reserve Draft Management Plan
The Council bought 903 hectares of farmland in Te Oka and Tumbledown valleys to form the park, aiming to protect and enhance natural values, and to provide recreational opportunities in a natural, semi-remote setting.
Second consultation on electricity information exchange protocols (EIEPs)
Following on from our 2017 operational review of EIEPs, we have released a consultation paper that proposes further changes to EIEP1 and EIEP5A.
Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 review - Issues Paper
MBIE is consulting on an Issues Paper as part of its review of the Plant Variety Rights Act. This Act grants intellectual property rights to the developers of new plant varieties.
Disclosure of origin requirements in the patents regime
MBIE is consulting on possible options to introduce a disclosure of origin requirement in the patents regime. Patent disclosure of origin requirements require applicants to disclose the origin of genetic resources and/or traditional knowledge used in their inventions.
Draft Suburban Parking Policy
We’re drafting a policy on suburban parking and we’d like to hear your views.
Commercial Sex Premises Bylaw Review
The Council has to review its bylaws at regular intervals and the Commercial Sex Premises Bylaw is now due for its ten year review.
PUB00311: What are the requirements for claiming tax deductions for payments to family members for services?
This Question We've Been Asked (QWBA) is about claiming tax deductions for payments to family members for services. It'll be of interest to those paying family members for services from a business or other income earning activity.
Call for information on clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam
We are calling for information on three neonicotinoid pesticides: clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, and their use in New Zealand.
Improving whitebait management
DOC is responsible for making sure there are healthy populations of whitebait in our rivers and the whitebait fishery is sustainable. Whitebaiters tell us their catches are smaller than they used to be. Four of the six whitebait species are classified as At Risk or Threatened. What should we do? The first step is to ask all New Zealanders to tell us what they think about whitebait management.
Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves Management Plan Review
The Council is consulting on the Draft Neighbourhood and Amenity Reserves Management Plan, which covers how the city's smaller open spaces will be operated.
Funding Review 2018
Maritime NZ has a consultation on proposed changes to the Maritime Levy. This is referred to as the Funding Review.
Mid-Point Review of the Oil Pollution Levy
Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) is undertaking a mid-point review of the Oil Pollution Levy (the Levy) 2016/2022. MNZ is seeking feedback on three options for the second-half of the six year Levy period covering the amount of revenue sought and how the levy is applied.
Draft IHS for importing live equids
The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking your feedback on proposed changes to the Import Health Standard for live equids, a related guidance document, and a risk management proposal.
Reducing Debt When Travelling Overseas
Ministry of Social Development (MSD) and New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) want to make it easier for seniors travelling overseas to manage their extra payments. When people travel, MSD gets information from Customs that helps to know when to stop those extra payments, with a 10 day notice period. MSD are proposing to change how they stop New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension clients’ extra payments by removing the 10 day notice period.
Proposed land exchange at Cadness Loop Reserve, Northcote
Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZ) is redeveloping the area around Cadness Loop Reserve. Auckland Council proposes to exchange 525 square meters of Cadness Loop Reserve with 525 square meters of land at 68-74 and 76-82 Cadness Street, Northcote.
PBE IPSAS 40 PBE Combinations
The New Zealand Accounting Standards Board (NZASB) has issued for comment NZASB ED 2018-4 PBE IPSAS 40 PBE Combinations (the ED).
Your views on the next New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy
Call for information on synthetic pyrethroids
We are calling for information about the use of synthetic pyrethroids in New Zealand.
Draft Aotearoa New Zealand Government Tourism Strategy
The draft Tourism Strategy proposes a more deliberate and active role for government in tourism, to make sure that growth is productive, sustainable and inclusive. It is a joint strategy between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and the Department of Conservation.
Draft Westland Tai Poutini National Park Management Plan
Draft Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan
Proposed geographic names
The New Zealand Geographic Board Ngā Pou Taunaha o Aotearoa seeks submissions on four geographic naming proposals.
Proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw
Auckland Council is asking for your views on the proposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw.
PBE Financial Instruments
The New Zealand Accounting Standards Board (NZASB) is seeking comments on two exposure drafts. These proposals are relevant for Tier 1 and Tier 2 public benefit entities (PBEs).
Review of the Copyright Act 1994: Issues Paper
On 23 November 2018, the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs announced the release of an Issues Paper as part of the Copyright Act 1994 review. This is the first stage of public consultation on the Copyright Act review. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking feedback on how well the copyright regime is functioning and on further evidence of issues that could be addressed in this review.
Proposed lease extension at 176-182 Shore Road, Remuera (garden centre)
The land at 176-182 Shore Road in Remuera has been leased by Palmers Garden World Limited for the last 15 years. This lease was the result of an agreement between the Minister of Conservation and Auckland Council in 2005. The agreement says that the lease can be extended for a further 15 years, provided it's in the public's interest. We want you to have your say on whether you support or oppose the garden centre's lease being extended.
West Broken Run Reserve Proposed Landscape Plan
We’d like to hear your views on the proposed landscape plan.
Draft QEII Park Master Plan
We are developing a master plan to help determine the future of Queen Elizabeth II Park and how it will be used. The goal is to make sure the environment and buildings are connected and the area works well for the community.
Pre-consultation on Proposed Alcohol Fees Bylaw
The Hutt City Council is considering a proposal to establish a new funding system to licence premises for the sale and supply of alcohol. The aim is to ensure the costs associated with the licensing of on-licences, off-licences, and special licences is funded from the revenue Council receives from licensing fees to align with the way the Council charges fees for other areas of our business.
Papakura and Manurewa Playground Renewals
Several playgrounds around Papakura and Manurewa have reached the end of their useful life, and need to be renewed to meet the growing needs of their local communities. Before we develop concept plans for these parks, we would like to get your feedback on the kinds of things you would like to see as a part of each park's play space.
2019/20 energy levies
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is seeking feedback on its proposed energy levy-funded activities for the 2019/20 year.