Additional evidence regarding an environmental compensation package will be provided by golf resort developer Parkins Bay Preserve Ltd (PBPL) this week to help the company convince the Environment Court its development should proceed.
Lorraine Bennett, of St Bathans, warns of the dangers of the designation of large parts of Central Otago as outstanding natural landscape.
Claimed delays over a further Environment Court hearing involving the proposed Project Hayes wind farm on the Lammermoor Range in Central Otago were highlighted at an Otago Regional Council meeting on Wednesday.
After almost eight years of dispute, the Environment Court has given final approval for a home to be built on Potato Point, near Purakaunui.
A golf resort proposal for Glendhu Bay, near Wanaka, remains stuck in legal limbo as the Environment Court struggles to clear a backlog of cases because of delays associated with the Christchurch earthquake.
Resource consent granted for some aspects of the proposed Clutha Gold cycle trail between Lake Roxburgh and Beaumont has been appealed to the Environment Court.
Independent commissioner Denis Nugent "erred in law" over a range of issues when he granted resource consent for aspects of the proposed Clutha Gold cycle trail, an appeal against his decision says.
One of the original developers of the former Hawthorn Estate development has spoken of his surprise at the outcome of the Environment Court declaration on consent conditions.
An Environment Court decision on the former Hawthorn Estate development in Queenstown could now mean buyers of the subdivided properties have to develop water features and mounds in accordance with the original resource consent.
The $2 billion Project Hayes wind farm is still in limbo, tied up in legal proceedings, almost five years after Meridian Energy first sought resource consent for the project.
An "environmental compensation" package will be offered by backers of a controversial golf resort proposed for Glendhu Bay, near Wanaka, to try to swing an Environment Court decision in their favour.
The Government has decided extending Queenstown Airport is an issue of "national significance".
No cats, "reared, raised or kept", would be allowed on any of Royalburn Farming Company's 11 lots recently granted consent by the Environment Court.
Mediation might cut down the "extensive cost" of preparing evidence for the next round of the fight over whether damming should be prohibited on the Nevis River, the Environment Court was told in Queenstown yesterday.
An Environment Court mediation between an Auckland-based supermarket chain and a small community-run museum in Dunedin has ended amicably.
The Royalburn Farming Company has been granted consent in the Environment Court to develop an 11-lot subdivision beside the Crown Range Rd.
A Queenstown bar and its owner have been ordered to pay more than $18,000 to its neighbour over an ongoing issue which has taken three years in the Environment Court to resolve, described by Judge Jon Jackson as constituting an "abuse of process".
The Dunedin harbourside plan change may be grinding slowly through the Environment Court process but, despite this, Dunedin city councillor Colin Weatherall believes the new vision can still be successfully implemented.
Flood hazard ratepayers on the Water of Leith and Lindsay Creek may find out in the New Year how much works to upgrade their protection will cost and when it will happen.