On 31 May 2022, the Rotokauri North Stage 1 expert consenting panel released Minute 1 recording their decision on which parties are to be invited to comment, and the date comments need to be received by the EPA.
Minute 1 of the Rotokauri North Stage 1 panel (PDF, 135KB)
Notice of consent application and invitation to comment
In addition to the parties directly specified in the Act, the panel must determine who must be invited for comment in accordance with subclauses (a),(b),(c),(g) and (h) of clause 17(6).
List of persons and organisations invited to comment by the panel (PDF, 165KB)
Comments were received by the EPA no later than 23 June 2022.
More information about commenting on a fast-track consenting application
Applicant's response to invited comments
On 1 July 2022, the applicant provided a response to the comments received on the application.
Letter to the panel dated 1 July 2022 (PDF, 136KB)
Appendix A – response to comments (PDF, 466KB)
Appendix B – response to comments made on noise and vibration (PDF, 176KB)
Appendix C – stormwater management plan (PDF, 21MB)
On 4 July 2022, the applicant provided further information in response to comments made by the Hamilton City Council.
Letter to the panel dated 4 July 2022 (PDF, 125KB)
Response from HDgeo (PDF, 336KB)
Response from Ian Munro (PDF, 494KB)
Statement of evidence from B Milne (PDF, 208KB)
Tabulated response to comments from HCC (PDF, 399KB)
Replacement scheme plan drawings (PDF, 7.5MB)
Updated district conditions of consent (PDF, 372KB)
Updated regional conditions of consent (PDF, 255KB)
Comments from LP and estate of FJD van Asbeck (PDF, 1.2MB)
Comments from Jennifer Connolly and Michael Forbes (PDF, 37MB)
Comments from Department of Conservation (PDF, 359KB)
Comments from Hamilton City Council (PDF, 2.5MB)
Comments from Heritage New Zealand (PDF, 211KB)
Comments from Kane and Deborah Lee (PDF, 67KB)
Comments from Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage (PDF, 61KB)
Comments from Minister for Housing (PDF, 164KB)
Comments from Minister for Māori Crown Relations (PDF, 45KB)
Comments from Mark and Kay Moroney (PDF, 2.9MB)
Comments from Waikato District Council (PDF, 189KB)
Additional comments from Waikato District Council (PDF, 157KB)
Comments from Waikato Regional Council (PDF, 229KB)
Comments from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (PDF, 134KB)