Environment Court

Port dredging deposits court battle avoided

An Environment Court battle over Port Otago's proposal to continue depositing dredging material at Aramoana, Heyward Point and Shelley Beach has been avoided.

Quarry rights clarity elusive

Quarry rights clarity elusive

The Environment Court says it is not satisfied, at this stage, that there are any existing use rights for quarrying on Saddle Hill.

Decision on SH88 looms

Decision on SH88 looms

The Dunedin City Council has until Friday to determine whether it will make a decision on the controversial designation of land for the realignment of State Highway 88 near Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium - or hand the responsibility for the decision to the Environment Court.

Rural water proposals heard

Rural water proposals heard

One of the largest Environment Court mediation processes to be held in Dunedin enters its second round next week.

Court threat over land plan rejection

Court threat over land plan rejection

A landowner embroiled in a dispute over Saddle Hill quarrying is threatening to take the Dunedin City Council to the Environment Court for a second time.

Arrowtown Pc39 appeal proceeds

The Environment Court has declared it has the jurisdiction to hear and determine the notice of appeal on Arrowtown South lodged by two of its landowners.

No debate on Nevis decision

Discussion on the recent Environment Court decision on whether damming should be banned on the Nevis River was stifled at the Otago Fish and Game Council's meeting this week, after it was revealed some councillors had yet to read the report.

Court rejects appeal over home

Court rejects appeal over home

The Environment Court has rejected an appeal against an application by a Ripponvale couple to retain their existing home as accommodation for workers or travellers after they build a new house on the property.

Urged to keep cap on flights

Consent for Nzone Skydive Queenstown to increase its number of flights should be declined, or the cap at 35 flights a day should be maintained if consent is granted, Jacks Point parties say.

Court correct: Foodstuffs

The Environment Court was correct in issuing consent for the proposed Wakatipu Pak 'n Save supermarket ahead of the final decision from a separate court hearing on the zoning of the Frankton Flats, the owner of Pak'n Save, Foodstuffs, said.

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