Agriculture

Monitored consent-holders include farmers and others taking water for irrigation, piggeries and a fertiliser storage area.

DH Lepper Trust piggery

The DH Lepper Trust piggery on Mountain Rd and Manutahi Rd at Lepperton has three resource consents allowing the trust to take and use water, discharge treated effluent into the Waiongana Stream, and discharge emissions into the air.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

Regional irrigation

These reports assess the performances of holders of the 76 (at 30 June 2016) resource consents allowing fresh water to be taken and used for irrigation in Taranaki – 57 for pasture, nine for horticulture and 10 for recreation (golf clubs). Sixty-four (84%) are from surface water and 12 (16%) use groundwater.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

NZ Pure Bred Genetics Ltd piggery

The NZ Pure Bred Genetics (formerly Meadowvale) piggery on Mountain Road at Midhirst has two resource consents allowing the company to discharge treated effluent to land and into Rumkeg Creek and to discharge emissions into the air.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

MA Brophy wetland

MA Brophy was granted a resource consent allowing specified land improvement activities near a regionally significant wetland at Pungarehu, as long as special conditions are observed relating to the long-term impact of this work on the wetland.

Annual report 2012-2013 (one document only)

Osflo Fertiliser Ltd

Osflo Fertiliser Ltd’s poultry waste fertiliser storage, blending and distribution facility on Hursthouse Rd, Lepperton, has two resource consents allowing the company to discharge stormwater and treated waste water from the poultry litter storage area into land in the vicinity of the Awai Stream, and one consent to discharge emissions into the air.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

RKM Farms Ltd piggery

The RKM Farms Ltd (formerly GD and J Harvie) piggery at South Road, Hawera, has two resource consents allowing the company to discharge treated effluent into the Tawhiti Stream and to discharge of emissions into the air.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

Taranaki Thoroughbred Racing groundwater abstraction

Taranaki Thoroughbred Racing holds a resource consent authorising the taking and use of groundwater for the Pukekura Raceway and other general purposes at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth.

Annual report 2015-2016 Earlier reports

Earlier reports

Contact the Council for reports from earlier years. Email publications@trc.govt.nz or call 0800 736 222.