Comments on the resource consent application or notice of requirement must be invited from the persons or groups set out in clause 17 of Schedule 6 of the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020.
On 1 June 2021, the panel invited comments on the application. The deadline for comments to be received was 23 June 2021.
Minute 1 of the Ohinewai Foam Factory Expert Consenting Panel (PDF, 268KB)
The EPA received 16 comments. Personal details have been redacted.
Comments received on the application
Comments from the Hon Andrew Little - Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations (PDF, 48KB)
Comments from the Hon Carmel Sepuloni - Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (PDF, 59KB)
Comments from the Hon Dr Woods - Minister for Housing (PDF, 159KB)
Comments from the Environmental Defence Society (PDF, 95KB)
Comments from Heritage New Zealand (PDF, 282KB)
Comments from Eileen and Malcolm Lumsden (PDF, 1MB)
Comments from Iain MacDonald (PDF, 1MB)
Comments from Richard and Shanette Marsh (PDF, 123KB)
Comments from Ohinewai Area Committee (PDF, 274KB)
Comments from Ohinewai Lands Ltd (PDF, 2.8MB)
Comments from Ralph Estates (PDF, 4.6MB)
Comments from Rolf Stucki (PDF, 1MB)
Comments from Waikato District Council - Consents Team Leader (PDF, 251KB)
Comments from Waikato Regional Council - Acting Regional Consents Section Manager (PDF, 509KB)
Comments from Waka Kotahi NZTA (PDF, 311KB)
Comments from David Whyte (PDF, 621KB)
Applicant's response to the comments
Ambury Properties Limited provided a response to the comments received by the parties invited for comment under clause 19 of Schedule 6 of the COVID-19 Recovery Act 2020 (the Act) received on the 24 June 2021.
Applicant's letter (PDF, 271KB)
Updated proposed regional conditions (PDF, 370KB)
Updated proposed district conditions (PDF, 194KB)
Written approvals from Lumsden Farms (PDF, 2.1MB)
Response to comments raised by ITA (PDF, 223KB)
Memo from applicant regarding the Ohinewai Foam Factory signage proposal (PDF, 1MB)
Stormwater plan provided as part of the applicant's response to the comments made on the application (PDF, 816KB)
Response to comments raised by Ralph Estate (PDF, 298KB)