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System Operator Policy Statements and Procurement Plans - Proposed changes to the policy statement 2017
The Electricity Authority have published a consultation paper setting out changes to the policy statement that the system operator has proposed. The policy statement plays a key role in the set of code provisions, contracts and other arrangements that collectively deliver common quality and orderly system operation.
Proposed parking restrictions: Rapaki Road & Vernon Terrace
Following resident requests Council engaged with the community during November 2016 to investigate parking congestion issues and proposed no stopping areas.
Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board Long Term Community Plan
As a result of consultation and feedback Dunedin City Council have developed a DRAFT Long Term Community Plan, incorporating an Annual Plan, for their communities.
Application for WCO for Ngaruroro and Clive rivers
The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for submissions on an application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers in Hawke's Bay.
Northern Corridor Community Lease project
The NZ Transport Agency’s upcoming Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project will reduce congestion and travel times on both the motorway and local roads in Albany and North Harbour once construction is completed. Auckland Council invites submissions from people with an interest in any of the sites affected by the proposal in accordance with the terms of the Reserves Act 1977 and the Local Government Act 2002.
Registration information requirements and risk to benefit analysis for ACVM products
The Ministry of Primary Industries is seeking feedback on the updated information requirements to register a product under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997 and the risk to benefit analysis required to support such a registration.
Kupe South Reserve
Kupe South Reserve is being upgraded, and Auckland Council would like to hear from the Ōrākei community. A draft development plan has been created based on consultation with key stakeholder groups with the aim of attracting a wider range of users to the reserve.
Draft Standard Practice Statement ED0199: Elections to change a balance date
This draft Standard Practice Statement sets out Inland Revenue’s practice for considering applications for the Commissioner’s consent to change a balance date for income tax purposes.
Kumeū-Huapai Centre Plan
The Kumeū-Huapai Centre Plan can help guide the future of the town centre area as it grows and develops in the short term and over the next 30 years. Based on feedback received, and specialist input, the Draft Kumeū-Huapai Centre Plan has been prepared, and Auckland Council would like your feedback on it.
Trade Waste Bylaw 2017
The existing Bylaw was reviewed in 2016, and identified amendments were required. The proposed new Trade Waste Bylaw maintains the principles of the Model Bylaw and more closely aligns with the Whangarei District Council Trade Waste Bylaw.
Cashmere Road intersection improvements
This project involves intersection improvement works relating to the Cashmere Road / Hoon Hay Road / Worsleys Road intersection.
Northboro land exchange
To enable efficient use of the site and improve the configuration of Northboro Reserve, it is proposed to exchange 1802m² of Northboro Reserve with 3510m² of the Hillary Crescent Special Housing Area.
2017 operational review of register content codes
With the electricity market changing rapidly, the Electricity Authority are undertaking an operational review of register content codes to ensure they are fit for purpose for the foreseeable future. This consultation paper reviews several options and enhanced business requirements, and proposes some changes to improve the use of register content codes.
New assessment of the threatened status of New Zealand freshwater fish
This is a call for submissions about any changes in status of New Zealand freshwater fish, to inform a revision of the assessments for this group in the New Zealand Threat Classification System.
Strengthening Digital Technologies Hangarau Matihiko in the curriculum — consultation
The Ministry of Education is strengthening The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa to equip our learners for the increasingly digitalised workplace and society. This will keep New Zealand competitive.
Eastern Bays Shared Path Project
This project investigates a new shared path for walking and cycling along Marine Drive, Eastern Bays. It focuses on improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists on Marine Drive between Point Howard and the northern end of Days Bay, and the southern end of Days Bay to Eastbourne.
Wellington Riding for Disabled Long Term Proposal, Battle Hill Farm Forest Park
The Wellington Group of Riding for Disabled (WRDA) moved their therapeutic riding activities to Battle Hill Farm Forest Park in October 2016 and have been operating under a short term licence agreement with an outdoor riding arena. WRDA want to make Battle Hill their more permanent, long term home and build a covered riding arena so they can operate in comfort in all weather conditions. They are seeking a thirty five year lease term for an area at the northern end of Abbotts Field.
Proposed exemption from the market index requirement
The Financial Market Conduct Regulations 2014 (FMC Regulations) require managers to disclose the return of a ‘market index’ in quarterly fund updates. They are proposing an exemption to allow managers unable to find a compliant market index to provide another form of benchmark (a peer group) as an alternative.
Funding of community halls
Options for funding community halls in the Waipa district.
40 Anzac St, Takapuna — proposed change of use
Takapuna holds an enviable position — with Takapuna Beach, the Waitemata Harbour and views to Rangitoto on one side, and Lake Pupuke on the other. Panuku Development Auckland is leading urban regeneration in Takapuna on behalf of Auckland Council. As part of Takapuna’s urban regeneration, Auckland Council is looking to redevelop 40 Anzac Street and Gasometer (Corner of Huron, Northcroft and Auburn streets) sites.
Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Plan Review 2017
Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) has reviewed its Group Plan and is now calling for public feedback on the revised draft.
Paraquat and paraquat containing substances
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking information about the composition, use and benefits of using herbicides containing paraquat, to help them develop an application for a reassessment of the approvals and controls applying to paraquat and paraquat-containing substances.
Squid 6T Operational Plan
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on the management settings for the next Operational Plan and welcomes information and views from tangata whenua and stakeholders on the management settings included in the Operational Plan.
Waimakariri accessibility strategy
Accessibility is all about the removal of barriers that prevent people participating fully in personal and community life. Designing with accessibility in mind benefits everyone, including families with young children, people with impairments and people with age related disability.
Proposal to issue leases and licences for Council premises
Hutt City Council is considering the issuing of a number of new leases and licences for existing clubrooms and land to individuals, clubs & associations. In all cases the lease or licence for the building has, or is shortly to, come to the end of its term and a new lease or licence is required to be entered into.
Amendments to Appendices 2 and 3 of the Dog Control Bylaw 2012
Appendices 2 and 3, which list areas which are prohibited to dogs and off leash exercise areas respectively, require updating because of the rapid amount of growth in the District.
Intention to grant a concession to Ross Goldfields Information and Heritage Centre Inc
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to Ross Goldfields Information and Heritage Centre Inc. to lease part of the Ross Goldfields Historic Reserve under a 30-year lease.
Fire safety residential community housing proposals
The proposed Design Guide was developed following stakeholder feedback on the 2012 edition of revised Acceptable Solution C/AS1-7. Stakeholders noted that the current Acceptable Solution C/AS3 provided a ‘one size fits all’ approach, without considering the differing levels of care and mobility of occupants in residential community housing and their ability to self-evacuate in the event of a fire. The stakeholders considered this to increase costs and reduce amenity value.
Proposed amendment to post entry quarantine (PEQ) requirements for Vaccinium (blueberry) plants imported as tissue cultures
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) invites comment on proposed changes to the import requirements for Vaccinium (blueberry) plants in tissue culture imported under the Import Health Standard (IHS) 155.02.06: Importation of nursery stock.
Electricity Transmission Discussion Document
If you host the National Grid or high voltage power lines on your property you may be affected by changes to the rules for managing the electricity transmission network. Tasman District Council is seeking your feedback on the discussion paper.
Ruahihi Power Station Reserve concept plan
Following last year's review of the Kaimai Ward Reserves Management Plan, approval was given to develop the Ruahihi Power Station Reserve Concept Plan, which is now out for feedback.
Maramatanga Park Reserve concept plan
Following last year's review of the Kaimai Ward Reserves Management Plan, approval was given to develop the Maramatanga Park Reserve Concept Plan, which is now out for feedback.
Better administration of social policy
The Government is seeking feedback on proposals to improve the way Inland Revenue administers Working for Families Tax Credits, child support, and student loans. The proposed changes would give New Zealanders more certainty about the support they are entitled to, and what their payment obligations are, more accurately throughout the year. Payments would adapt more quickly when someone’s circumstances changed.
Proposed change to warning statements on labels of oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) available without a prescription
The Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee (MARC) recently discussed the risk of spontaneous abortion in pregnant women taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The Committee recommended that Medsafe update the Label Statements Database to amend the warning statements regarding use in pregnancy for oral medicines containing NSAIDs available without a prescription.
Māori ward options
Palmerston North City Council is reviewing how their Māori community is represented ahead of local government elections in 2019. They want to know what you think about establishing a ward or wards for councillors elected by those registered on the Māori electoral roll.
PAYE error correction and adjustment
An officials' issues paper, PAYE error correction and adjustment, seeks feedback on options for correcting PAYE errors and adjustments. This is to support the more frequent filing of PAYE information proposed in the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2017–18, Employment and Investment Income, and Remedial Matters) Bill, which is currently before Parliament. Submissions close on 15 September 2017.
PUB00305: Review of Interpretation Statement on Tax Avoidance
The Commissioner is undertaking a review of the Interpretation Statement on Tax Avoidance and the Interpretation of Sections BG 1 and GA 1 of the Income Tax Act 2007 (IS 13/01).
Better Metlink fares
Greater Wellington Regional Council is looking to change some of their transport fares, as well as increase fares across the board. Before they do that they want to hear what you have to say.
Operational review of Electricity Information Exchange Protocols (EIEPs)
The Electricity Authority have released a consultation paper proposing a range of changes to the electricity information exchange protocols (EIEPs) overview document and EIEPs 1-12. This operational review flows from content issues that participants and the Standing Data Formats Group identified with the EIEPs.
It's proposed to change an existing recorded name from Omiha to Rocky Bay.
Trade Waste Bylaw Review 2017
The Trade Waste Bylaw manages the reticulated sewerage system in the District. The Bylaw has proved to be an effective and efficient method of controlling discharges of trade waste.
Motutere / Castle Rock
It's proposed to change an existing recorded name from Castle Rock to Motutere / Castle Rock.
Proposed Animal Products Notices and changes to regulated control schemes for transport and handling of export products
MPI invites you to comment on 2 proposed Animal Products Notices and Schedule 1 of the Export Verification Requirements. MPI is particularly interested in your feedback on these questions.
Real-time pricing proposal
The Electricity Authority have published the real-time pricing proposal consultation paper, which sets out the proposed operation of the pricing mechanism and the associated amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code).
Changes to the Label Statements Database for sedating antihistamines available without prescription
Medsafe is seeking comments and input from interested parties on the proposed changes to the labelling requirements for sedating antihistamines that are available without a prescription.
Intention to grant a concession to NZ Deerstalkers Association Inc
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant an accommodation concession to NZ Deerstalkers Association (Palmerston Branch) Inc. for Staircase Hut and helipad at Waianakarua Scenic Reserve.
Multi criteria analysis for transport business cases guidance
As part of the Transport Agency’s responsibility for delivering and maintaining key parts of the transport system, careful investment and prioritisation is required. This guidance should be applied to all business cases that require Transport Agency funding.
New assessment of the threatened status of New Zealand marine mammals
This is a call for submissions about any changes in status of New Zealand marine mammals, to inform a revision of the assessments for this group in the New Zealand Threat Classification System.
Maclean Park Draft Management Plan, including development plan
Kāpiti Coast District Council have drafted a Management Plan for Maclean Park and they want to hear from you to find out if they've got it right.
Wholesale Market Information - 13.2 Exclusions and Fuel Information Disclosure - Review of disclosure regime
The Electricity Authority have published their Wholesale market information: Review of disclosure regime consultation paper. The consultation paper proposes two amendments to the Electricity Industry Participation Code 2010 (Code) to enable improved wholesale market information disclosure. It also includes an updated version of the Guidelines for participants on wholesale market information disclosure obligations (guidelines).
Review of the Rules for Cadastral Survey 2010
Under the Cadastral Survey Act 2002, one of the Surveyor-General’s responsibilities is to determine how the spatial extent of interests under a tenure system must be defined and described, by setting standards. These standards relate to the conduct of cadastral surveys and Cadastral Survey Datasets (informally referred to as land surveys and survey plans). The Rules have been in place for 7 years and it is timely that a review is undertaken and changes made where necessary.
Trial of e-bikes on tracks
More Wellingtonians are choosing to ride e-bikes, and Wellington City Council wants to find out how their use will affect tracks. This 1-year trial will look at the impact e-bikes have on other track users and the environment.
Financial Reporting for Heritage in the Public Sector consultation paper
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published a consultation paper, Financial Reporting for Heritage in the Public Sector (the CP), for comment.
Draft Standard Practice Statement ED0197: Six-monthly GST return filing
This draft Standard Practice Statement sets out certain practices that the Commissioner of Inland Revenue will exercise in applying the discretion to allow registered persons to remain or become six-monthly filers for goods and services tax (GST) purposes.
Draft Standard Practice Statement ED0198: Loss offset elections between group companies
This statement sets out certain practices that the Commissioner will accept for offsetting losses between group companies. It also sets out the consequences of specific events that can impact on a loss offset and how these should be addressed.
Draft local alcohol policy
Palmerston North City Council are drafting a new policy designed to reduce alcohol-related harm and to keep the city safe. Anyone with an interest in how alcohol is sold is encouraged to read the draft policy and make a submission by 18 August.
Draft circulars on digital monitoring of commercial fishing
The Ministry for Pirmary Industries is seeking feedback on draft circulars for the digital monitoring of commercial fishing.
Woolston Park playground renewal
The playground will complement the play equipment at neighbouring Te Waka Unua School as well as the park’s existing outdoor fitness, basketball and tennis areas.