Reports

On this page you will find:

  • technical reports used to help prepare the Proposed Regional Plan
  • documents incorporated into the Proposed Regional Plan by reference
  • assessment sheets for features mapped in the Proposed Regional Plan
    (these can also be accessed via the maps by clicking on a mapped feature – not all mapped features have assessment sheets)
 
 Report name PDF file size

Air quality

Marsden Point Air Quality Strategy

2.5MB

Historic heritage

Boatshed Cafe Rawene - Assessment Sheet

642KB

Former Waterline Cafe Kohukohu - Assessment Sheet

642KB

Former Wharf Paihia - assessment sheet

305KB

Former Wharf Paihia - background information

2.7MB

Kaipara North Dairy Factory - assessment sheet

334KB

Kaipara North Dairy Factory – background information

750KB

Kerikeri Historic Heritage Area - assessment sheet

697KB

Kerikeri Basin Historic Heritage Area - background information

182KB

Kerikeri Hydroelectric System (Rainbow Falls Dam and Weir) - Assessment Sheet

533KB

Kohukohu Stone Bridge - assessment sheet

290KB

Kohukohu Stone Bridge - background information

710KB

Kohukohu Wharf Piles - assessment sheet

398KB

Kohukohu Wharf Piles - background information

2MB

Kurahaupo Historic Heritage Area - assessment sheet

716KB

Kurahaupo Historic Heritage Area - background information

1.8MB

Lane and Brown Shipyard - assessment sheet

472KB

Lane and Brown Shipyard - background information

1.5MB

Limestone Island Wharf - Assessment Sheet

290KB

Mangonui Store - assessment sheet

437KB

Mangonui Store - background information

1.3MB

Northland Heritage Survey Methodology Report

1.83MB

Opua Store - assessment sheet

408KB

Opua Store - background information

1.4MB

Portland Old Wharf - assessment sheet

515KB

Portland Old Wharf - background information

576KB

Rangihoua Historic Heritage Area - assessment

378KB

Rangihoua Historic Heritage Area - background information

527KB

Rawene Four Square - Assessment Sheet

197KB

Rawene Old Butchers Shop – assessment sheet

329KB

Rawene Old Butchers Shop - background information

949KB

Reotahi Freezing Works - Assessment Sheet

405KB

Reotahi Freezing Works - Background information

773KB

Te Kopua Kawai o te Whakaheke - assessment sheet

2.1MB

Te Take Waimanoni - assessment sheet

1.5MB

Totara North Gumstore - Assessment Sheet

265KB

Whangaroa General Store - Assessment Sheet

248KB

Marine biosecurity

A benefit-cost model for regional marine biosecurity pathway management

740KB

A risk based predictive tool to prevent accidental introductions of nonindigenous marine species

284KB

Arrival of the alien fan worm Sabella spallanzanii in two New Zealand harbours

541KB

NRC pathway management benefit-cost analysis (Excel spreadsheet)

264KB

Tai Tokerau Northland Regional Growth Study

3.2MB

Vessel hull fouling as a marine biosecurity indicator in the top of the south: 2014 survey

1.0MB

Outstanding natural features

Outstanding Natural Features: Identifying and mapping additional sites in Northland

440KB

Natural character

 

Defining natural character areas in the Proposed Regional Plan

41KB

The methodology report and further information about natural character mapping can be found on the Mapping worksheets and methodology page of the new Regional Policy Statement project

 

Regionally significant anchorages

Schedule of cruising boat destinations in Northland

2.73MB

Regionally significant surf breaks

Application of methodology identifying regionally significant surbreaks in Northland

760KB

Methodology - Identifying regionally significant surf breaks in Northland

540KB

Bluehouse to Pines, Tauroa Point - Surf break values

29KB

Peaks to Shipwreck Bay, Tauroa Point - Surf break values

30KB

Supertube to Mokarau 1, Tauroa Point - Surf break values

30KB

Tapuaetahi, Kerikeri - Surf break values

30KB

Significant marine ecological areas

Estuary and harbour assessment sheets

Hokianga Harbour Entrance and Lower Harbour - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

720KB

Horahora Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.6MB

Houhora Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.1MB

Mangawhai Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

598KB

Matapouri - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.9MB

Ngunguru Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.3MB

North Kaipara Harbour - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

929KB

Parekura Bay Bay of Islands - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

614KB

Parengarenga Harbour - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

2.3MB

Pataua Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.2MB

Pickmere Channel shellfish bed - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

523KB

Rangaunu - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

970KB

Ruakaka Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.2MB

Taiharuru - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

986KB

Te Haumi Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

529KB

Waikino Inlet - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

601KB

Waipu Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1MB

Waitangi Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

755KB

Whananaki Estuary - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.7MB

Whangārei Harbour - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

2.2MB

General reports and dispersed value areas

Coastal and island wading and aquatic birds - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

282KB

Draft Plan Submission Response and mapping edits April 2017 365KB

Estuarine wading and aquatic birds - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

420KB

Methodology report - Mapping of significant ecological areas - Northland

367KB

Northland coastal management area - general marine values for highly mobile and dispersed species (marine mammals and seabirds)

399KB

Open coast assessment sheets

Ahipara Banks - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

794KB

Berghan Point to Taupo Bay - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.1MB

Black Rocks - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

762KB

Bland Bay Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

649KB

Bream Head Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.5MB

Cape Karikari to Rawarawa Beach - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

441KB

Cavalli Islands and coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

2.4MB

Doubtless Bay - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

945KB

Eastern BOI Biogenic soft bottom complex - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.8MB

Eastern BOI and Cape Brett Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.7MB

Far North Special Biodiversity Area - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

619KB

Great Exhibition Bay Biogenic soft bottom complex - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

619KB

Hen and Chicks Islands - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

893KB

Kawerua offshore reef - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

213KB

Matapia Island - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

687KB

Mimiwhangata - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

2.6MB

Poor Knights Islands - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.4MB

Takou Beach to Ninepin coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

930KB

The Bluff Ninety Mile Beach - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

675KB

Toheroa Beaches West Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

546KB

Tutukaka to Taiharuru Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1.8MB

West Coast shallow reefs - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

886KB

Whananaki Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

1MB

Whangaroa Coast - Significant ecological marine area assessment sheet

681KB

Water quality and quantity

A guide for the management of closing and closed landfills in New Zealand

692KB

Average annual and seasonal accrual periods for Northland streams

1.44MB

Contaminated land management guidelines no.1

403KB

Contaminated land management guidelines no.5

835KB

Defining freshwater management units for Northland: A recommended approach

1.89MB

Doubtless Bay catchment water quality update

3MB

Doubtless Bay catchment water quantity update

504KB

Draft guidelines for the selection of methods to determine ecological flows and water levels

1MB

Forestry and water yield: The New Zealand example

567KB

Guidelines for the safe application of bio-solids to land in New Zealand

846KB

Historical changes in sources of catchment sediment accumulating in Whangarei Harbour

1.54MB

Identifying outstanding waterbodies in Northland

370KB

Identifying the degree of hydrological alteration for ecological flow assessment in Northland streams

907KB

Lake FMUs for Northland: Recommendations for policy development

3MB

Mangere catchment water quality update

3.09MB

Mangere catchment water quantity update

357KB

Northland lakes strategy

921KB

Northland lakes strategy - part II - update and implementation strategy

1.24MB

Northland tangata whenua freshwater values - A framework to guide decision-making

1.2MB

Northland tangata whenua freshwater values - A literature review

1.54MB

Nutrient management for Northland's dune lakes

1.64MB

Options for default minimum flow and allocation limits in Northland Part 2: Technical report
(excludes appendices due to file size - see below)

5.7MB

Appendices - Options for default minimum flow and allocation limits in Northland Part 2: Technical report

5.1MB

Options for river water quality management classifications for the Northland region

1.5MB

Preliminary hydrogeological assessment for Lake Rototuna

663KB

Recommended Coastal Water Quality Standards for Northland

3.7MB

Report on assessment of water available for allocation

390KB

SedNetNZ modelling of soil erosion in Northland

901KB

Technical guidelines for disposal to land

2.17MB

Appendices - Technical guidelines for disposal to land

1.23MB

Waitangi catchment water quality update

2.58MB

Waitangi catchment water quantity update

417KB

Whangarei Harbour catchment water quality

3.5MB

Whangarei Harbour catchment water quantity update

400KB

Sites and areas of significance to tangata whenua

Patuharakeke - Ruakaka dune lake 443KB
Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust - Environs Holdings Limited - Lake Humuhumu 1.7MB