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SH3 Manawatū Gorge alternative route
The Transport Agency, on behalf of the New Zealand Government, is investigating options for the Manawatū Gorge alternative route.
Enliven Places — Street Mural
This summer Christchurch City Council want to add one more great piece of street art to the city's collection and they want you to help them create it.
Jeffreys Reserve Replacement water tank
The existing earthquake–damaged suction water tank in Jeffreys Reserve needs to be replaced to ensure water supply levels of service are met for residents in Fendalton and north-west Christchurch.
New fees and charges under the Resource Management Act
On 18 October 2017 two new provisions of the Resource Management Act will come into force. These will allow some activities that would have previously needed a resource consent, to be considered as permitted activities. Porirua City Council will still be required to explain its decision on whether these activities are permitted in a notice to applicants. This will be a quicker process than the resource consent process and so we are proposing to introduce lower fees.
Traffic resolutions — Traffic and parking restrictions (Round 5, October 2017)
Wellington City Council is seeking feedback on two proposed new traffic resolutions for Wellington.
Main North Rd/ Marshland Rd/ Spencerville Rd Intersection
Christchurch City Council proposes to make changes to improve safety at the Chaneys Corner intersection.
Pups in the Park
Investigating whether to allow dog walking on lead at Avalon Park, Lower Hutt.
110km/h speed management consultation
The new Setting of Speed Limits Rule (2017) was signed on 21 August 2017 and came into effect on 21 September 2017. The new Rule replaces Speed Limits NZ (SLNZ) with a modernised process for setting speed limits and also allows a maximum speed limit of 110km/h on our very best roads.
Speed limit review
Selwyn District Council is seeking community feedback on proposed speed limit changes, which would introduce lower speed limits on a number of roads across Selwyn district.
Proposed Animal Products Notice: Specifications for bivalve molluscan shellfish for human consumption
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) proposes to amend and replace the Animal Products (Specifications for bivalve molluscan shellfish) Notice 2006 with the Animal Products Notice: Specifications for bivalve molluscan shellfish (BMS) for human consumption.
Lyttelton pedestrian improvements and minor bus stop changes
A temporary pedestrian crossing point was installed at the Oxford Street and Winchester Street intersection in 2014. It is recommended this becomes a permanent crossing with an associated minor bus stop change.
Teen Leisure Programmes at the new Central Library
If you’re aged 13 to 18 years, tell Christchurch City Council what you’d like to happen in your new Central Library.
Intention to grant a concession to Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Lodge Limited, Inflite Ski Planes Limited, and Aoraki/Mount Cook Alpine Village Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant lease concessions to Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Lodge Limited, Inflite Ski Planes Limited, and Aoraki/Mount Cook Alpine Village Limited.
Freedom Camping Bylaw review
Public consultation is now open for Council’s review of its Freedom Camping Bylaw.
Draft Events Policy Framework
This framework coordinates the roles Council and ChristchurchNZ will play in events and provides a fresh approach to take advantage of new opportunities to ensure that we get the most out of events in our city.
Hedge market development - Issues and options paper on treatment of prudential offsets in the wholesale market
Efficient clearing and settlement arrangements play an important role in efficient markets. Currently, there are separate clearing and settlement arrangements for exchange-traded products, and other wholesale market transactions. There is an inherent inefficiency for participants in having to meet two sets of obligations to clear and settle transactions that often relate to offsetting risks. Reducing this inefficiency could have flow-on benefits for retail competition and hedge market development.
How would you like rates spent?
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is preparing their Long Term Plan for the next ten years, so now is a good time to tell them how you would like your rates used. Formal consultation with the community will follow on from this.
Proposed Navigation Safety Bylaw 2017
Council are considering a proposal to commence a special consultative procedure in relation to the proposed Navigation Safety Bylaw 2017 (proposed bylaw) and revocation of Waterways and Ramp Fees Bylaw 2014 (Waterways bylaw) and Navigation Safety Bylaw 2014 (current bylaw).
Draft sustainable living strategy
The draft strategy covers a wide range of sustainable living issues including housing, waste management, the environment and community resilience, health and wellbeing. There are six key objectives with supporting strategies and actions.
Class 4 Gambling and TAB Policy Review
Taupo District Council is seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the Class 4 Gambling and TAB Venue Policy.
Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy
Taupo District Council is seeking feedback on a proposed new policy to allow shops in the district to trade on Easter Sunday.
AML/CFT regulations: Tranche 1 consultation
The Ministry of Justice is seeking submissions on proposed regulations under the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act 2009.
HISO 10065 Allied Health Data Set Draft Standard: Consultation document
The purpose of the Allied Health Data Set Standard (the Standard) is to ensure Allied Health services are identified, classified and recorded in a common way.
Proposal to revoke reserve status – 9A Durham Crescent
Council is to consider a proposal to revoke the reserve status of a reserve at 9A Durham Crescent in Epuni and is seeking feedback on the proposal.
Parking Policy Consultation
Council is consulting on the development of a parking policy which will ensure that the response to parking supply and management is integrated with Council’s strategies and is consistent across the city.
Memorial Park development plan
Palmerston North City Council has been talking to you about what you'd like to see at Memorial Park. Now that they have heard from you, they have developed a draft plan for your feedback.
Wind offer arrangements
The Electricity Authority is proposing to amend the Code to improve the offer arrangements for wind generation. The proposed amendment would allow wind generators to offer their generation in up to five price bands, like most other generators.
Data and data exchanges for market transactions: What changes to the data system might promote innovation and participation?
The Electricity Authority has released a consultation paper on data and data exchanges for market transactions. They want to make sure data and data exchange arrangements continue to promote the competitive, reliable and efficient operation of the electricity industry.
Draft determinations of the causers of the 11 and 15 June 2017 under-frequency events
The Electricity Authority received reports from the system operator that recommends that the causer of both 11 and 15 June 2017 under-frequency events was Contact Energy Limited. The Authority’s draft determinations agree with the system operator’s recommendations.
Proposed Fees and Charges Changes
Following the introduction of the Resource Law Amendment Act 2017 (RLAA 2017) QLDC is proposing to make a small number of amendments to the resource consent, engineering fees and other charges schedule.
Revenue & Financing Policy
Have your say on proposed changes to Porirua City's Revenue and Financing Policy for the following activities: Economic Development Group Activities (covers City Growth and City Centre & Strategic Property), Stormwater, Village Planning, Resource Consents, Animal Services and Environmental Standards.
Significance & Engagement Policy
Porirua City Council is reviewing their Significance and Engagement Policy so it's time to have your say. The Policy tells you how they define the level of significance (or importance) of an issue and what level of public engagement is needed. The Council makes many decisions that affect you. Some decisions are defined as having high significance and therefore require a higher level of engagement. This means using different ways to talk to different people about the likely impacts of the decision on them.
PUB00297: Income tax — Australian limited partnership and foreign tax credits
These five Public Rulings deal with the ability of a NZ resident partner of an Australian limited partnership to claim foreign tax credits for Australian income tax and dividend withholding tax paid by an Australian limited partnership. They are a reissue of BR Pub 14/01 to 14/05. While the conclusions do not differ from those reached in BR Pub 14/01 to 14/05, the reissued rulings contain a number of minor changes to reflect amendments to legislation.
Intention to grant a concession to Real Journeys Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to Real Journeys Limited at Arthurs Point, Queenstown.Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to Real Journeys Limited at Arthurs Point, Queenstown.
Bylaw Review 2017
Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is seeking community feedback on proposed amendments to the following Bylaws: Introductory Bylaw, Public Places Bylaw, Hostels Bylaw, Trading in Public Places Bylaw, Livestock Movement & Animals in Public Places Bylaw, Water Supply Bylaw, Solid Waste, Control of Advertising Signs Bylaw, Dog Control Bylaw, The Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw, Cemeteries Bylaw, Stormwater Bylaw, Wastewater Bylaw, Trade Waste Bylaw, Traffic Bylaw, Speed Limits Bylaw and Liquor Control in Public Places Bylaw.
IPSASB proposals for financial instruments
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published for comment ED 62 Financial Instruments (ED 62). The ED is based on IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, with public sector-specific modifications and guidance.
Proposed regional plan
The proposed regional plan sets out new rules and policies for how people use fresh water, land, air and the coast in Northland.
Have your say on proposed options on the proposed changes to Rating Policy. The reasons for these changes are explained in detail in the Statement of Proposal, including the Proposed Funding Impact Statement. Porirua City Council is seeking feedback on six options to make the distribution of rates fairer across various rating sectors.
Proposed Donation Guidelines: for family gamete donation, embryo donation, use of donated eggs with donated sperm and surrogacy
The Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ACART) is seeking your feedback on proposed guidelines for family gamete donation, embryo donation, use of donated eggs with donated sperm and surrogacy.
Proposed operational code for processing bee products
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is seeking feedback on the proposed operational code: Processing of bee products. It's been developed to help secondary processors of edible bee products comply with the requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999. It's been developed mainly for processors operating a risk management programme (RMP).
PUB00286: Can a fit-out of an existing building be "improvements" for the purposes of s CB 11?
This draft Question We’ve Been Asked sets out the Commissioner's view that a fit-out of an existing building may constitute "improvements" for the purposes of s CB 11. This means that if a person is in the business of erecting buildings (or is associated with someone in that business), and they do a fit-out of an existing building, and sell that building within 10 years of completing the fit-out, the sale proceeds may be taxable under s CB 11.
Draft determinations of the causers of the 2 March 2017 under-frequency events
The Electricity Authority received a report from the system operator that recommends there was no causer of the first 2 March 2017 under-frequency event, and that Meridian Energy Limited is the causer of the second event on that day. The Authority’s draft determinations agree with the system operator’s recommendation on the second event, and recommends Transpower New Zealand Limited, as the grid owner, is the causer of the first event.
Proposed accounting for revenue and non-exchange expenses
The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has published a consultation paper, Accounting for Revenue and Non-Exchange Expenses for comment.
Guidelines for submitting E-files for ACVM applications
Ministry of Primary Industries is seeking feedback on the updated guideline — E-files for ACVM applications. The guideline specifies the format and naming conventions for the electronic submission of application documentation.
District Plan Review
Porirua City Council is required by law to review their District Plan every 10 years. The current District Plan became operative in 1999. Until 2014 the District Plan was renewed in a rolling review basis – where individual chapters of the plan are reviewed one at a time. This review is a full review which addresses all topics within the plan at once.
PUB00295: Income tax: Donee organisations – meaning of wholly or mainly applying funds to specified purposes within New Zealand
This draft interpretation statement follows an Issues Paper released for consultation in mid 2016 (IRRUIP9) concerning the meaning of the term "wholly or mainly" in s LD 3(2)(a) of the Income Tax Act 2007.
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.
Intention to grant a lease/licence concession to SkyFly Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to SkyFly Limited for a new development to create a second Canopy Tour.
The Sunnynook plan will set a 30-year vision for the future of the area. The plan will be developed in conjunction with the community, local businesses, the Sunnynook Community Association, Devonport-Takapuna Local Board and Kaipātiki Local Board.
Proposed changes to the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011
The Ministry for Primary Industries is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (Exemptions and Prohibited Substances) Regulations 2011.
Intention to grant a concession to David King Technician Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a 30 year licence to David King Technician Limited to install, operate and maintain a VHF Marine Radio repeater in part of Fiordland National Park, Pembroke Wilderness Area.
Proposed processes for maintaining the approved subjects list for University Entrance
NZQA's review of the University Entrance requirements 2016 to 2017 indicated an area in which improvements could be considered was a process for the regular review and maintenance of the approved subjects list.
Help shape the future of Drury and Pukekohe-Paerata
The Auckland Unitary Plan has identified land around Drury and Pukekohe-Paerata as areas for future urban development.This means that there will be significant urban growth in these two areas over the next 10-20 years.
Taupo District Council is working towards creating a Freedom Camping Bylaw to manage freedom camping in certain areas of the Taupo District.
Draft Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Policy
Ashburton District Council is proposing to adopt a Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Policy which applies to Council workplaces and facilities, and Council-run or sponsored events.