Proposed Plan Change No 4 to the Regional Coastal Plan for Northland: Submission to the NRC on the proposed private plan change No 4 relating to Aquaculture Management Areas. This is currently being processed and was scheduled for hearings in November 07. (click here to read submission)
The final decision by the NRC has attracted numerous appeals, most of them asking for further protection of the coastal environment, especially in the Bay of Islands area. Bay of Islands Coastal Watchdog Inc has filed s274 notices to be party to three appeal, the RPS is supporting BoICW in these proceedings.