Coastal Resources Limited

On 5 February 2019, the Decision-making Committee granted a marine dumping consent to Coastal Resources Limited (CRL). The decision was quashed by the High Court on 3 December 2019 and is being reconsidered.

Latest update - 27 March 2020

CRL withdraw application

On 25 March 2020 CRL withdrew its application for a marine dumping consent. 

Read the minute of the DMC advising parties that CRL have withdrawn the application and that the DMC will therefore not be undertaking any further work to reconsider the application.

Read DMC Minute 11 (pdf 135KB)

Reconsideration of the CRL marine dumping consent - 17 February 2020

The Decision-making Committee (DMC) met on 11 February 2020 to reconsider the Ngā Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao (NKTT) Report.

The scope of the reconsideration is limited to the matters raised in the NKTT report.

The DMC has requested the EPA to review the submissions from iwi authorities and groups who may be affected by the application in light of the NKTT advice, and identify the information gaps and who may be the best person/entity to obtain that information from.  The DMC will meet again on 25 March 2020 to consider the information from the EPA and determine the next steps. 

Read the minute on the reconsideration of the CRL application (pdf, 138KB)

Notification to reconsider the CRL marine dumping consent - 5 February 2020

The DMC will reconvene on 11 February 2020 to reconsider the Ngā Kaihautū Tikanga Taiao report and next steps. The DMC will then issue a minute setting out the process going forward and any directions necessary.

Read the notification of the reconsideration of the CRL application (pdf, 139KB)

The Application

Learn more about Coastal Resources Limited's (CRL) application for a marine dumping consent and view the application documents.

Decision makers and procedures

Coastal Resources Limited's application will be decided by the Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA.


View the submissions and public notice for CRL marine dumping consent application.

Contact us

Feel free to contact us about the Coastal Resources Limited application for a marine dumping consent.

Reports and advice

View the reports and advice sought in relation to Coastal Resources Limited's (CRL) marine dumping consent application.

Correspondence to and from the DMC

View the correspondence to and from the Decision-making Committee (DMC), and minutes and directions from the DMC.

The Hearing

View information about the Coastal Resources Limited hearing.

Evidence and expert conferencing

View the evidence provided by Coastal Resources Limited (CRL) and submitters, and the information relating to expert conferencing.

Decision and Appeal

View information about the High Court decision on the appeal and judicial review.