Section 42A Hearing Report

This suite of reports are prepared under the provisions of section 42A of the RMA and assesses information provided in the submissions on the Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement 2021 (pORPS).

The purpose of this suite of reports is to provide the Hearing Panel with a summary and evaluation of the submissions made on the pORPS and to make recommendations on possible amendments to the policy statement in response to those submissions.

The recommendations are informed by the evaluation undertaken by the authors and technical information provided by technical specialists. Authors are identified for each section of this report. The recommendations made on any provisions of the pORPS are recommendations of the relevant author.

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1.  Introduction and planning context
General themes
S42A Report – Chapter 1

Note: This report was updated 5 May 2022, correcting table of contents errors only.

2. 

Submissions on Part 1: Introduction and general provisions

  • General themes
  • Foreword or mihi
  • Purpose
  • Description of the region
  • How the policy statement works
  • Interpretation
  • National direction instruments
S42A Report – Chapter 2
3. Interpretation (Definitions and abbreviations) S42A Report – Chapter 3
4. MW – Mana whenua S42A Report – Chapter 4
5.

Submissions on Part 2: Resource management overview

  • SRMR – Significant resource management issues for the region
  • RMIA – Resource management issues of significance to iwi authorities in the region
S42A Report – Chapter 5
6.  IM – Integrated management S42A Report – Chapter 6
7. AIR – Air S42A Report – Chapter 7
8. CE – Coastal environment S42A Report – Chapter 8
9.

LF – Land and freshwater

  • LF-WAI – Te Mana o te Wai
  • LF-VM – Visions and management
  • LF-FW – Freshwater
  • LF-LS – Land and soils

Includes Appendix 1 and Map 1

S42A Report – Chapter 9
10.

ECO – Ecosystems and indigenous biodiversity

Includes Appendix 2, Appendix 3, Appendix 4 and Appendix 5

S42A Report – Chapter 10
11.

EIT – Energy, infrastructure, and transport

  • EIT-EN – Energy
  • EIT-INF – Infrastructure
  • EIT-TRAN – Transport

Includes Map 2

S42A Report – Chapter 11

Note some paragraph and section references rectified 18 May 22. No amendment to text.

12.

HAZ – Hazards and risks

  • HAZ-NH – Natural hazards
  • HAZ-CL – Contaminated land

Includes Appendix 6

S42A Report – Chapter 12
13.

HCV – Historical and cultural values

  • HCV-WT – Wāhi tūpuna
  • HCV-HH – Historic heritage

Includes Appendix 7 and Appendix 8

S42A Report – Chapter 13
14. 

NFL – Natural features and landscapes

Includes Appendix 9

S42A Report – Chapter 14
15.

UFD – Urban form and development

Includes Appendix 10

S42A Report – Chapter 15
16. Evaluation and monitoring S42A Report – Chapter 16

 

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