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Far North District Council - Opononi Wastewater Treatment Plant

Submissions on this consent application CLOSED 15 December 2021.

Public notice


Far North District Council

Address for service

Private Bag 752
Kaikohe 0440
[email protected]

Application number



Opononi, Hokianga Harbour

Activity description

Renewal of the resource consents for the continued operation of the Opononi Wastewater Treatment Plant located on Lot 1 DP 110735 and Lot 1 DP 167208 (Baker Road, Opononi), that services the townships of Opononi and Omapere, Hokianga, and the existing connections that are outside these townships.

The following consents are required:

  • To discharge treated wastewater into the coastal marine area of the Hokianga Harbour.
  • To discharge treated wastewater to land (seepage) from the base of a wastewater treatment system.
  • To discharge contaminants (primarily odour) to air from the operation of the wastewater treatment system.
  • To occupy and use the bed of the Hokianga Harbour for an existing wastewater discharge pipeline structure.

The application includes an assessment of environmental effects. The application may be downloaded below, or viewed during office hours at the Regional Council’s offices at Waipapa and Whangārei; the Far North District Council’s offices at Rawene and Kaikohe; and at the Hokianga i-Site.

If you require further explanation of this application please do not hesitate to contact Stuart Savill at [email protected] or free phone 0800 002 004.


Application documents