Far North District Council - Opononi 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

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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.


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