Hearings

The Environment Court will be holding a hearing into the provisions of Plan Change 8 and matters raised in submissions and further submissions.  Further information about the court's practice and procedures can be found on the General Information page.

On this page you can find:

Hearing Schedule

File name format: [Date of Schedule] - [Name of Timetable]

The draft hearing schedule is below. Please note this is subject to change.

Hearing Schedule as at 18 March 2022 [PDF, 134 KB]

If you have questions or queries about the hearing schedule, please contact Glen Cooper or Rebecca Jackson on:

  

Event Notices

Notices for all court events including mediation, expert conferencing and hearings can be found below:

2022-03-02 Hearing Notice - PC8 (Urban Provisions) - Commencing Monday 21 March 2022 - further updated [PDF, 263 KB]

 

Evidence:

File name format: [Date Filed] - [Party Name] - Evidence - [Evidence Type] - [Witness Name] - [Discipline] - [Date of Evidence]

Until evidence is produced in court by witness, the statement is not regarded as ‘evidence’.  Note: There may also be minor changes (e.g. grammar) between the time of uploading onto the court’s website and the witness being sworn in (or affirmed) at the hearing.

Urban Provisions

Supplementary Evidence

Willowridge Developments Ltd & Remarkables Park Ltd - Supplementary Evidence - Claire Hunter - 22 March 2022 [PDF, 477 KB]

Summaries of Evidence

ORC - Jana Davis - Summary of Evidence - 21 March 2022 [PDF, 111 KB]

ORC - Edward Ellison - Summary of Evidence - 21 March 2022 [PDF, 134 KB]

ORC - Kerstin Strauss - Summary of Evidence - 21 March 2022 [PDF, 112 KB]

ORC - Dean Whaanga - Summary of Evidence - 21 March 2022 [PDF, 110 KB]

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Summary of Evidence - 21 March 2022 [PDF, 127 KB]

Evidence in Reply

ORC - Kerstin Strauss - Evidence in Reply - 11 March 2022 [PDF, 171 KB]

ORC - Melanie Heather - Evidence in Reply - 11 March 2022 [PDF, 146 KB]

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Evidence in Reply - 11 March 2022 [PDF, 234 KB]

Party Evidence

Willowridge Developments Ltd & Remarkables Park Ltd - Quinn McIntyre - EIC - 25 February 2022 [PDF, 446 KB]

Willowridge Developments Ltd & Remarkables Park Ltd - Claire Hunter - EIC - 25 February 2022 [PDF, 11 MB]

Willowridge Developments Ltd - Alison Devlin - EIC - 25 February 2022 [PDF, 329 KB]

Dunedin City Council - Zoe Moffat - EIC - 25 February 2022 [PDF, 221 KB]

Director-General of Conservation - Murray Brass - EIC - 25 February 2022 [PDF, 234 KB]

Friends of Lake Hayes Society Inc - Lay evidence presented by Richard Bowman and Mike Hanff - 22 February 2022 [PDF, 1.6 MB]

Planning and Regulatory Evidence

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Statement of Evidence - 18 February 2022 [PDF, 3.1 MB]

Technical, Compliance and Consent Evidence

ORC - Jana Davis - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 784 KB]

ORC - Edward Ellison - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 692 KB]

ORC - Melanie Heather - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 4.8 MB]

ORC - Rachel Ozanne - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 incl appendices [PDF, 2.9 MB]

ORC - Kerstin Strauss - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 281 KB]

ORC - Samuel Thomas - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 390 KB]

ORC - Dean Whaanga - Statement of Evidence - 11 February 2022 [PDF, 183 KB] 

Plan Architecture

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Statement of Evidence - 17 December 2021 [PDF, 3.4 MB]

 

 

Primary Sector Provisions (Rural)

Representation

Elizabeth Clarkson - Supplementary to representation - Winter Grazing Checklist - 9 November 2021 [PDF, 2 MB]

Elizabeth Clarkson - Supplementary to representation - Photograph of Crops - 9 November 2021 [PDF, 1006 KB]

Planning & Regulatory Evidence

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Affidavit in support of agreed part B amendments - 17 November 2021 [PDF, 1.6 MB]

ORC - Felicity Boyd - Revised Policy Drafting - 9 November 2021 [PDF, 141 KB]

ORC - Summary of Evidence - Felicity Boyd - 9 November 2021 [PDF, 163 KB]

ORC - Joint Supplementary Statement of Evidence - Felicity Boyd & Kerstin Strauss - 8 November 2021 [PDF, 233 KB]

ORC - EIC - Felicity Boyd - 15 October 2021 [PDF, 1.7 MB]

ORC - EIC - Dolina Lee - 15 October 2021 [PDF, 902 KB]

ORC - EIC - Kerstin Strauss - 15 October 2021 [PDF, 7.3 MB]

Technical Evidence

ORC & NZ Pork Industry Board - Ian Barugh - Powerpoint Presentation - 8 November 2021 [PDF, 2.4 MB]

ORC - Supplementary Evidence - Felicity Boyd - 8 November 2021 [PDF, 122 KB]

ORC & Dairy NZ Ltd - EIC - Logan Bowler - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 935 KB]

ORC & Federated Farmers - EIC - Anna Gillespie - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 220 KB]

ORC & Federated Farmers - EIC - Mathew Korteweg - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 1.3 MB]

ORC & Fish and Game - EIC - Niall Watson - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 1.8 MB]

ORC & Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd - EIC - Cain Duncan - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 3.1 MB]

ORC & Kai Tahu Ki Otago - EIC - Edward Ellison - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 554 KB]

ORC & Lower Waitaki Irrigation Company Ltd - EIC - Keri Johnston - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 763 KB]

ORC & Ngai Tahu Ki Murihiku - EIC - Dean Whaanga - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 146 KB]

ORC & NZ Deer Farmers Assocation - EIC - Lindsay Fung - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 544 KB]

ORC & NZ Pork Industry Board - EIC - Ian Barugh - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 4.7 MB]

ORC - EIC - Nicola McGrouther - 17 September 2021 [PDF, 1.7 MB]

ORC - EIC - Felicity Boyd - 3 September 2021 [PDF, 3.3 MB]

 

Cross Examination Notices

Urban Provisions

2022-03-16 Remarkables Park Ltd - MOC - Notice of Cross Examination [PDF, 122 KB]

2022-03-15 ORC - MOC - Notice of Cross Examination [PDF, 112 KB]

2022-03-15 Willowridge Developments Ltd - MOC - Notice of Cross Examination [PDF, 109 KB]

 

Joint Witness Statements

File name format: [Date Filed] - JWS - [Expert Type] - [Topic] - [Date of JWS]

Urban Provisions

1. JWS 1 - JWS of Planning Experts dated 8 March 2022 [PDF, 274 KB]

2. JWS 2 - JWS of Regulatory Planning Experts dated 10 March 2022 [PDF, 211 KB]

Primary Sector Provisions

1. JWS 1 - Primary Sector Part B - Animal Waste Storage 8-9 June 2021 [PDF, 405 KB]

 

Legal Submissions / Records of Amendments Sought

File name format: [Date] - [Party Name] - [Topic] - [Opening / Closing / Further]

Urban Provisions

2022-04-01 ORC - Closing Submissions [PDF, 230 KB]

2022-04-01 QLDC - Closing submissions [PDF, 187 KB]

2022-03-28 Remarkables Park Limited - Closing Submissions on the Issue of Scope [PDF, 164 KB]

2022-03-28 Willowridge Developments Limited & Remarkables Park Limited - Reply Submissions [PDF, 241 KB]

2022-03-22 QLDC & ORC - Memorandum of Understanding - Residential Earthworks [PDF, 71 KB]

2022-03-18 Director-General of Conservation - Opening Submissions [PDF, 158 KB]

2022-03-18 ORC - Opening Submissions [PDF, 373 KB]

2022-03-18 QLDC - Opening Submissions [PDF, 187 KB]

2022-03-18 Remarkables Park Ltd - Legal Submissions as to Scope [PDF, 1.5 MB]

2022-03-18 Willowridge Developments Ltd & Remarkables Park Ltd - Synopsis of Opening Submissions [PDF, 269 KB]

 

Primary Sector Provisions

2021-11-17 ORC - Closing Legal Submissions - PC8 - primary sector hearing [PDF, 153 KB]

2021-11-03 ORC - Legal submissions - PC8 - primary sector hearing [PDF, 288 KB]

2021-11-03 D-G of Conservation - Legal submissions - PC8 - primary sector hearing [PDF, 163 KB]

2021-11-03 Fish & Game - Legal submissions - PC8 - primary sector hearing [PDF, 149 KB]

2021-02-22  Special Advisor - Ian Gordon - Willowridge Developments Ltd s 281 application [PDF, 150 KB]

 

Common Bundle

Urban Provisions

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Index [PDF, 122 KB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 1 [PDF, 10 MB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 2 [PDF, 7.6 MB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 3 [PDF, 13 MB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 4 [PDF, 13 MB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 5 (Part 1) [PDF, 28 MB]

2022-03-16 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 5 (Part 2) [PDF, 29 MB] [PDF, 29 MB]

Primary Sector Provisions

2021-11-05 ORC - RPW Chapters - tracked version - updated [PDF, 8.3 MB]

2021-11-03 ORC - RPW Chapters - clean version [PDF, 8.2 MB]

2021-10-27 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 1 [PDF, 16 MB]

2021-10-27 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 2 [PDF, 13 MB]

2021-10-27 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 3(a) [PDF, 30 MB]

2021-10-27 ORC - PC8 - Common Bundle - Volume 3(b) [PDF, 13 MB]

 

Exhibits

File name format: [Date] - [Exhibit No] - [Produced by] - [description]

No exhibits have been produced yet.

 

Hearing Transcripts

File name format: [Date of Transcript] - Transcript - Hearing - [Topic] - [Date of Hearing]

Please note: To provide the transcript as fast as we can, it has not been extensively checked and may contain errors and omissions. If you notice a significant error or omission please advise us via ORC@justice.govt.nz, noting the date and time the error or omission occured, as soon as possible.

Transcript - PC8 - Urban Provisions - 21-23 March 2022 [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Transcript - PC8 - Primary Sector Provisions - 8-9 November 2021  [PDF, 853 KB]

The transcript will be updated with each day's proceedings as they become available.

 

Audio Recordings of Hearings

File name format: Audio - Hearing - [Topic] - [Date of Hearing]

Audio recordings will not be available for the PC8 hearing.

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