Key points from 2009-2010

· 66% of consents monitored were fully compliant, 25% of consents monitored had minor non-compliance and 9% of consents monitored were significantly non-compliant.

· Monitoring showed a slight decrease in non-compliance of resource consent conditions and Regional Plans from 2008-09.

· The Council has continued to take a tougher line on monitoring throughout the 2009-2010 financial year.

· During the 2009-2010 financial year, the Council instigated four prosecutions: one for a sediment discharge to the Mangawhai harbour and three farm dairy effluent discharges.