Far North District Council - Kohukohu Wastewater Treatment Plant

Combined report and decision of the Independent Hearing Commissioners - FNDC - Opononi/Ōmāpere Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and Kohukohu (WWTP) (PDF 738 KB)


Far North District Council

Application number



Kohukohu, Hokianga Harbour

Activity description

Renewal of the resource consents for the continued operation of the Kohukohu Wastewater Treatment Plant located on Pt Section 86 Blk X Mangamuka SD (1523 Kohukohu Road, Kohukohu), that services the township of Kohukohu.

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.

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


Proposed Conditions for Comment by Submitters

Responses received

Application documents

Hearing minutes

Applicant's evidence

Submitter's evidence

Tabled documents

Applicant's reply

Additional documents