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New Brighton beachside playground concept design
Development Christchurch Limited is seeking feedback and ideas on what will be New Brighton’s brand new Beachside Playground.
Te Oka Reserve Management Plan — initial information gathering
Christchurch City Council would like your comments and suggestions for planning the future of Te Oka Reserve. Your input will help them draft a management plan for Te Oka Reserve, which will determine how the park is looked after for future generations.
Misty Peaks Management Plan — initial information gathering
Christchurch City Council would like your comments and suggestions for planning the future of Misty Peaks Reserve. Your input will help them draft a Management Plan for the Reserve, which will determine how the park is looked after for future generations.
Resource consent application for a new dwelling at 46 Mudie St, Alicetown
Hutt City Council has received an application to convert an existing accessory building into a self-contained dwelling at the above address that does not comply with the minimum net site area, maximum site coverage, and minimum car parking requirements of the District Plan. The proposal is a discretionary activity within the general residential activity area of the city’s District Plan.
Intention to grant guiding concession to Te Ha O Tongariro Charitable Trust
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to Te Ha O Tongariro Charitable Trust to carry out guided walks on Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Future of Ladies Mile
Queenstown Lakes District Council are proposing that Ladies Mile be added to Category 2 of our Special Housing Are Lead Policy. This means that the whole of Ladies Mile would now be included as an area that could be applied for as a Special Housing Area, which allows for streamlined consenting process.
Waitakere Ranges Regional Park — Taitomo Draft Policy and Concept Plan
In 2014 Auckland Council purchased the 78 hectare site containing the Gap, the blow hole and the 'tennis court' coastal herbfield south of Piha. This area has been given the name 'Taitomo' and is part of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. Auckland Council is seeking feedback on the long-term management policies and a plan for this area.
Better administration of Individuals' income tax
The New Zealand Government is seeking feedback on proposals to reduce the number of people who have to provide year-end income information to Inland Revenue. The main proposal would see fewer people with straightforward tax affairs needing to provide information to Inland Revenue, as refunds and amounts of tax to pay would be issued automatically using information received from employers, banks and New Zealand companies.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Eliot Ridge to Eliott Ridge.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Lammerlaw Stream to Lammerlaw Creek.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from McLaurin Range to Maclaurin Ridge.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Marshal Ridge to Marshall Ridge.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Mount Eliot to Mount Eliott.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Mount Marion to Mount Marianne.
Motutere / Castle Rock
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Castle Rock to Motutere / Castle Rock.
Proposal to alter an existing recorded name from Omiha to Rocky Bay.
New Johnsonville Community Hub
The new library will span 2 floors. It will be built next to Johnsonville Community Centre, joined with Keith Spry Pool, and include the Johnsonville Kindergarten on the top floor.
Consultation on the application from Bayer New Zealand Ltd to reassess Luna Privilege and Luna Sensation
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking the public’s views on an application from Bayer New Zealand Ltd for reassessment of its products Luna Privilege and Luna Sensation. Bayer wants to increase significantly the maximum application rate per hectare for both products, and allow them to be applied to crops more frequently.
Land classification change
To better describe the current use of the Prebbleton Nature Park Land. The former gravel reserve has been developed as a Nature Park by the local community and the change of classification will correctly identify its primary purpose and values.
Development proposal for site 9, Wellington Waterfront
Proposal for a new five-level building at site 9, North Kumutoto, Wellington Waterfront.
Fire Prevention (Vegetation) Bylaw Review 2017
The Invercargill City Council is in the process of reviewing bylaws that were enacted in 2010. Council has bylaws that are required under the Local Government Act 2002 and these must be reviewed regularly.
Review of minimum ACE holding requirements for South Island eel stocks
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is reviewing minimum Annual Catch Entitlement (ACE) holding requirements for South Island eel stocks.
SH16 Kaukapakapa Village speed limits consultation
The NZ Transport Agency welcomes feedback from the community on proposals to reduce the legal speed limits approaching the Kaukapakapa Village. The Transport Agency has been requested by the local community to formally review the legal speed limits approaching the village from both North and South.
Draft Threatened Species Strategy consultation
The draft Threatened Species Strategy sets out the New Zealand government’s plan to halt the decline in our threatened species and restore them to healthy populations. Building on existing commitments and programmes, the draft strategy identifies further steps we need to take not only to restore those species already at risk of extinction, but also to prevent other from becoming threatened.
Draft Advertising Signage in Public Places Bylaw
The Advertising Signage in Public Places Bylaw covers temporary signage such as real estate signs and signs advertising commercial premises. The bylaw aims to ensure signage does not cause an offence, pose any risk to health and safety or present a hazard.
Draft Significance and Engagement Policy
The Significance and Engagement Policy aims to provide the community with greater clarity and certainty on Council's consideration of significant issues. The policy also sets out when community engagement is likely to occur.
Set of SNOMED CT terms for rheumatology developed for National Patient Flow
A draft Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CT) reference set for rheumatology has been developed to support more consistent reporting in the National Patient Flow (NPF) collection and is now available for public comment.
Open Government Partnership NZ: National action plan 2016-18 mid-term self-assessment
The State Services Commission is seeking your feedback on progress with actions to support open government.
Resource consent application - 64 Waipounamu Drive, Kelson
Submissions are invited on a resource consent application for 64 Waipounamu Drive, Kelson (RM170114). The application is to undertake bulk earthworks over approximately half of the 14 hectare site. The proposal also involves the removal of vegetation from the site.
Proposed chapter 5 of the operational code petfood processing
The Petfood code of practice was written to give guidance on the currently agreed way to meet the regulatory requirements of MPI under the Animal Products Act 1999. However, the code is being rewritten because it's incomplete and out of date with the Animal products specifications for products intended for animal consumption notice 2017.
Draft Rule amendment to Marine Protection Rule Part 102
The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have released a draft Rule amendment to Marine Protection Rule Part 102, and invite feedback from interested people and organisations.
Auckland electric vehicles — Phase 2 trial Bylaw 2017
The NZ Transport Agency is consulting on a proposal to allow electric vehicles access to specified special vehicles lanes on state highways in Auckland. This work supports the Government’s package to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand to 64,000 by the end of 2021, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Waipa Waste Strategy
Waipa District Council want your help to set the direction for managing waste in Waipa.
Proposed National Environmental Standard for the outdoor storage of tyres
The Government is consulting on its proposed National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres (NES). The proposed national standard would enable local authorities to appropriately manage the risks that can arise from outdoor tyre storage.
Proposed Camping in Public Places Bylaw
Camping on public land outside holiday parks and campgrounds is popular across New Zealand and an opportunity for an affordable holiday for both domestic and international visitors. This kind of camping can offer a unique experience, enabling campers to visit some of the more remote and scenic parts of our District.
National fisheries plans for highly migratory species and deepwater fisheries
MPI is seeking feedback on the national fisheries plans for highly migratory species and deepwater fisheries.
Proposed Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017
Christchurch City Council is consulting on a proposed replacement bylaw to regulate marine, river and lake facilities.
Days Bay: Declaring and classifying seven properties as reserves
Hutt City Council is carrying out a consultation to seek the community’s view on a proposal to declare seven properties in Days Bay as reserves and classify them. This consultation is being carried out in accordance with the provisions in Sections 14 and 16 of the Reserves Act.
Proposed national environmental standard for marine aquaculture
MPI wants your feedback on the proposed national environmental standard for marine aquaculture.
Amendment to the Dog Control Rules in Otautau
The Southland District Council is now inviting submissions on a proposed amendment to the dog control rules for Otautau.
Proposed amendment to the Freedom Camping Bylaw — Lumsden
The Southland District Council is now inviting submissions on a draft amendment to the Freedom Camping Bylaw for Lumsden.
Draft Freedom Camping Bylaw 2017
Tasman District Council is consulting on a Draft Freedom Camping Bylaw intended to allow for freedom camping in suitable locations, while safeguarding the environment and the wider community’s ability to enjoy their local parks, swimming holes and neighbourhoods.
Dunedin public art consultation
When Dunedin City Council adopted Dunedin’s Arts and Culture Strategy, Ara Toi Otepoti, the community told them they needed to do more work on their public art programme. They are now seeking your feedback on how they do this.
Intention to grant a concession to Milford Sound Tourism Limited
Have your say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to Milford Sound Tourism Ltd for a storage facility and vehicle manoeuvring area in the Milford Sound area.
A better way to deal with rubbish
Waimakariri District Council have reviewed their Waste Management Minimisation Plan, and have looked at the ways the district could manage rubbish in the future. They want to get serious about reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfill.
Mapua Waterfront options
Tasman District Council is consulting on options for Council-owned land on the Mapua Waterfront. Now is your opportunity to have a look at what is proposed, and let them know which options you prefer.
Trading on Easter Sunday
Have your say on whether or not shops in the Waipa district should be allowed to trade on Easter Sunday if they wish.
Have your say on Shelly Bay
Proposal to sell and lease land in Shelly Bay to redevelop the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Intention to grant a concession to Gisborne LandSAR
The Minister of Conservation gives notice of her intention to grant a 30 year concession (including renewals) under section 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987 to Gisborne Land Search and Rescue Charitable Trust Board to occupy and operate an existing hut known as Matawai Hut at Matawai Conservation Area for the purpose of providing accommodation during outdoor training and education activities.
Omaroro Reservoir consultation
Wellington Water Ltd have applied under the Wellington Town Belt Act (2016) to construct a new water reservoir at Prince of Wales Park on the Town Belt. Wellington City Council is considering an application for an easement and licence for the construction and operation of the proposed reservoir.
Notice is given under Section 43 of the Crown Pastoral Land Act 1998 by the Commissioner of Crown Lands that he has put a preliminary proposal for tenure review to Murray Graham Valentine as lessee of Simons Pass pastoral lease.
Intention to grant concession to Maruia Hot Springs Property Ltd
Have your say on the intention to grant a concession to Maruia Hot Springs Property Ltd to create and maintain a campervan park at Maruia Springs.
Proposed exemption to facilitate personalised robo-advice
The Financial Markets Authority is considering using their exemption powers to facilitate the provision of personalised robo-advice services.
Regulation of hazardous substances on-board foreign flagged vessels and foreign crewed aircraft post December 2017
The EPA is seeking your views on a consultation document which sets out proposed changes for managing hazardous substances on board New Zealand and foreign-flagged vessels and aircraft which are in transit through New Zealand to another jurisdiction.
FNDC Trade Waste Bylaw
Following a review in 2016, Far North District Council is proposing to amend its current Trade Waste Bylaw.
FNDC Wastewater Drainage Bylaw
Following a review in 2016, Far North District Council is proposing to amend the current Wastewater Drainage Bylaw.
Kerikeri Domain Survey
Ahead of compiling a Reserve Management Plan for the Kerikeri Domain, Far North District Council is asking the community for their input as to what they like (or dislike) about the Domain currently, and how they would like it to be in the future.
Ashmore Street proposed safety improvements
Dunedin City Council is planning some work for the section of Ashmore Street near the front of Halfway Bush School (between Mooltan and Balmain Streets) as a part of their minor improvement safety programme for Dunedin roads.
Green Island interchange proposed safety improvements
Dunedin City Council is proposing some changes for the Green Island interchange and would like to know what you think.
Building: Producer Statement Authors Register
The Invercargill City Council proposes to introduce a new fee for the maintenance of the Producer Statement Authors (PSA) Register on behalf of the Southern Building Controls Group.
Proposed minor amendments to ICP status reasons and register content codes
This consultation seeks feedback on, changes to ICP status reasons, seasonally aligning the register content codes to reflect summer and winter, and adding three new register content codes.