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174-184 MHz – Land Mobile Radio technical consultation
The Minister for Communications decided new uses for the former analogue television Band III (174-230 MHz) in April 2017, following a review of options for allocating the frequencies in this band. One of these new uses is land mobile radio services, which is allocated 10 MHz between 174-184 MHz.
Woolston Park transportation improvements project
Christchurch City Council is planning improvements near Woolston Park and Te Waka Unua School to make it safer for people to cross the road, and to walk and bike along this section of Ferry Road.
Application for approval of use of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus Disease RHDV1-K5
The Canterbury Regional Council has applied for approval to introduce and use the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Virus Disease RHDV1-K5 for pest rabbit management. The intent is to introduce the strain nationally.
Proposed intersection improvements Simeon Quay/Brittan Tce
This proposed intersection improvement is part of a wider Inner Harbour road project looking at safety improvements.
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.
(Draft) Takapūneke Reserve management plan
Christchurch City Council and Ōnuku Rūnanga welcome your comments on the (Draft) Takapūneke Reserve Management Plan.
In preparing the draft management plan Christchurch City Council have worked closely in partnership with Ōnuku Rūnanga to ensure the plan represents the cultural heritage values of the site. Christchurch City Council have also taken into account initial feedback received about the reserve.
Your input will now help finalise this important reserve management plan, which will determine how the reserve is looked after for future generations.
Rates Overhaul Project
During 2014 Buller District Council went out to the ratepayers and asked what they thought about changing the rating system. The ratepayers came back and said another system for calculating rates could make it more reasonable for everyone, but felt that the options presented during that consultation period weren’t appropriate.
Council has re-grouped and developed another proposal that it feels is much more robust and appropriate. This proposal is now being and ratepayers are encouraged to provide their views on the proposal. During 2014 Buller District Council went out to the ratepayers and asked what they thought about changing the rating system. The ratepayers came back and said another system for calculating rates could make it more reasonable for everyone, but felt that the options presented during that consultation period weren’t approriate.
Council has re-grouped and developed another proposal that it feels is much more robust and appropriate. This proposal is now being and ratepayers are encouraged to provide their views on the proposal.
Dyers Pass Road proposed safety improvements
Have your say on the Dyers Pass Road proposed speed limit change and no passing lines.
Hoon Hay Park — Proposed upgrades
Have Your Say on proposed basketball court lighting and future upgrades at Hoon Hay Park.
2018/19 Levy-funded appropriations and strategic priorities
The Electricity Authority is consulting on their 2018/19 levy-funded appropriations and work programme focus areas.
PUB00318: Binding Rulings – Effect of the Commissioner changing her mind in relation to the application of s BG 1
This item considers the situation where a binding private or product ruling has been issued for an ongoing arrangement, and the Commissioner’s view of how the general anti-avoidance provision applies to the arrangement subsequently changes. The item concludes that the Commissioner can apply the anti-avoidance provision to any period following the expiry of the ruling.
Marine Protection Rules Amendments to Ballast and Harmful Substances Provisions 2018
Maritime NZ invites comments on Marine Protection Rules Part 100 and 300 Series Rule Amendments (2018).
PUB00296: When is income from a cash dividend paid on ordinary shares derived?
This item addresses issues that can arise with the timing of the derivation of income for recipients of cash dividends. In particular, timing differences between cash-basis and accrual-basis taxpayers (other than when a specific timing regime applies), and dividends derived from closely-held companies where more diverse practices concerning dividends can arise.
Outer Green Belt survey
Wellington City Council would like to understand how the Outer Green Belt is used and enjoyed to help with future decision-making.
Bottle Lake place name consultation
Proposal to discontinue an existing recorded name for a lake feature that no longer exists.
Mount Doubtful place name consultation
Proposal to alter the position of Mount Doubtful from NZTopo50-BY14 421527 to BY14 439524 for a peak on Bannock Brae Range, south Westland, and to make the name official
Query Peak place name consultation
Proposal to alter the position of Query Peak from NZTopo50-BY14 412532 to BY14 435522 for a peak on Bannock Brae Range, south Westland, and to make the name official.
Fees & charges under the Resource Management Act
Wellington City Council would like your views on proposed changes to resource consent fees and charges.
Intention to grant a concession to Te Runanga o Ngati Rehia Trust
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a 5 year lease concession to Te Runanga o Ngati Rehia Trust to continue with the voluntary administration of Rewa's Village.
Clutha District Council are required to review our representation arrangements before the 2019 local body election, Clutha District Council want to know what you think before Clutha District Council make decisions about things like the number of councillors, how they should be elected, and the role of community boards.
Application to operate commercial tours to view marine mammals by Descend Limited
Have your say on a permit application from Descend Limited to operate commercial tours to view and swim with marine mammals in Fiordland.
Te Ārai Regional Parkland Management Plan variation
Have your say on how regional parkland at Te Arai north of Auckland should be managed.
Mental health rosters
Legal Aid Services has recently undergone changes to their operating model. One of the primary reasons for change is to ensure they are providing nationally consistent services to customers and providers, regardless of where they are in New Zealand. They are now reviewing the way that mental health legal aid cases are assigned to providers nationwide.
Proposals to amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2017
This document outlines the next round of proposed changes to the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) currently approved for agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines registered for use in New Zealand.
Proposed Import Health Standard for Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment
MPI is seeking feedback on the proposed Import Health Standard for Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment (formerly Vehicles, Machinery and Tyres), a related guidance document, and a risk management proposal.
Consultation on proposed list of distributed generation eligible to qualify to receive ACOT, lower South Island
The Electricity Authority is seeking views on the proposed list of distributed generation in the lower South Island that would be eligible under the regulated terms in Part 6 of the Code to receive avoided cost of transmission (ACOT) payments from distributors. The proposed list for the lower South Island relies on analysis provided by Transpower about what distributed generation in the lower South Island it needs to meet the grid reliability standards.
Draft David Nathan Park Management Plan
Auckland Council has prepared a draft reserve management plan for David Nathan Park in Manurewa. This is based on previous community and Mana Whenua consultation including surveys and open-day feedback in July.
Long Term Plan — what do you think?
Greater Wellington Regional Council has identified water supply, freshwater quality, resilient infrastructure, biodiversity and public transport as priorities for the Wellington region. They want to hear what matters to you.
PUB00319: When is an arrangement considered to be "materially different" from the arrangement identified in a private or product ruling?
This item considers when an arrangement (the revised arrangement) will be “materially different” from the arrangement identified in a private or product ruling for the purpose of ss 91EB(2)(a) and 91FB(2)(a).
Intention to grant a concession to Grand Properties Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a National Park concession to Grand Properties Limited to construct, maintain and operate a 37 Unit Motel.
Proposed operational code post-slaughter activity – Chapter 9 of the Red Meat Code of Practice
MPI is seeking feedback on the revised operational code of the Red Meat Code of Practice: Chapter 9 — Post Slaughter Activity.
Dividing Relationship Property – Time for Change? Te mātatoha rawa tokorau – Kua eke te wā?
The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 is law about how people in relationships must divide their property when they separate, or if one of them dies. The law was made over 40 years ago. The way people in New Zealand enter and leave relationships has changed. The Law Commission is looking at how the law works and whether it needs to change. You can make a submission to the Law Commission's Issues Paper Dividing Relationship Property — Time for Change? Te mātatoha rawa tokorau — Kua eke te wā?
Application for a major amendment to a marine mammal permit by Pelorus Mail Boat Limited
Have your say on a permit application from Pelorus Mail Boat Limited to operate commercial tours to view marine mammals in Marlborough Sounds.
Intention to grant a concession to Manawatu Marine Boating Club Incorporated
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a 5-year concession to Manawatu Marine Boating Club Incorporated at Foxton Harbour Improvements Reserve.
Draft Clyde Reserve Management Plan
The Draft Clyde Reserve Management Plan is out for consultation until Friday 16 February 2018.
Intention to grant a concession to The Otago Central Rail Trail Charitable Trust
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to The Otago Central Rail Trail Charitable Trust on the former Hyde Railway Station site.
Featherston place name consultation
Proposal to assign an existing recorded name as an official name to Featherston.
Pikikirunga place name consultation
Proposal to alter an existing official name from Pikikiruna to Pikikirunga.
Proposal to alter an existing official name from Pikikiruna Range to Pikikirunga Range
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name for upper Waitangitaona River to Waitakitāhuna-ki-te-Toka River.
Waitangitāhuna River place name consultation
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name for lower Waitangitaona River to Waitangitāhuna River.
Willis Peak place name consultation
Proposal to assign a new name to the locally named feature, Willis Peak.
Multiple Trading Relationships
The electricity sector is changing and providing consumers with the ability to take a more active role in how and when they use electricity. The Electricity Authority is seeking views on whether there are significant barriers and their potential impact on competition, reliability of supply and the efficient operation of the electricity industry. One area the Electricity Authority is seeking stakeholder views on is access to consumer consumption data.
New assessment of the threatened status of New Zealand freshwater invertebrates
The Department of Internal Affairs seeks submissions about any changes in status of New Zealand freshwater invertebrates.
Residential Intensification: proposed District Plan Change 43
Proposed District Plan Change 43 reviews the General Residential Activity Area provisions and proposes the introduction of two new activity areas, providing for medium density residential development and suburban mixed use in targeted areas.
Share your thoughts on dog exercise areas in Ngaio
Wellington City Council is working with the Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association (NCDRA) to understand more about the use of the reserves with dog exercise areas in Ngaio.
Public Places Bylaw review 2017
The Council is reviewing issues relating to public places in Wellington. These are governed by the Public Places Bylaw.
Proposed Reclassification of Reserve - 105 Western Hutt Road
Council proposes to reclassify reserve land situated at 105 Western Hutt Road adjacent to the entrance to Percy Scenic Reserve from Scenic Reserve to Local Purpose Reserve (Community Buildings). Once reclassified it is proposed that the property, excluding the road, be used for a Civil Defence response base.
Resource Management Act Fees
We are also seeking feedback on proposed Resource Management Act fees for boundary activity resource consents ($280 fixed fee) and resource consent exemptions ($210 fixed fee).
Evans Bay bike path & Eastern suburbs' biking connections
Proposed new bike path designs and other improvements for Evans Bay, Kilbirnie and Newtown.
Church Square and surrounds proposed speed limit change
Following community requests, Christchurch City Council staff have investigated a reduction in the speed limit for the streets around Church Square. Council are proposing to reduce the posted speed limit to 40km/hr.
Solid Waste Bylaw
The Solid Waste Bylaw regulates the use of Council’s waste management services and facilities, basically the rules around rubbish. For example, how kerbside collection works and what happens at Mt Cooee landfill.
Draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan
This sets the direction for our waste management and minimisation efforts for the next six years. So, Clutha District Council want to know what you think of our plan for reducing and managing waste. Clutha District Council believes Council and the community need to work together to minimise waste and change behaviour.
Plan Changes 39-41 for Balclutha, Stirling & Milton Rezoning
The proposed District Plan changes 39-41 have now been publicly notified. This follows the pre-notification consultation earlier this year.
You can now make a formal submission on the proposed zoning areas for Balclutha, Stirling and Milton.