Resource user guidance

Find out about your rights and responsibilities, and the best-practice approach to resource use in Taranaki. This section includes an extensive range of information sheets.


Includes a page of information sheets on some of the special species found in Taranaki.

Land & agriculture

Find information and advice on a broad range of topics including dairy effluent management, pest plants and animals, restoration planting and Council land management programmes.

Fresh water

This page includes advice on stream crossings, household sewerage systems and surface water availability

Oil & gas

The Council has more than 30 years of experience in regulating petroleum exploration and development activities.

Recycling & waste management

Case studies and resources to help you minimise your burden on the environment.

Business & industry

This page includes useful templates/guidelines for stormwater management and spillage contingency plans.


This page includes kaimoana survey guidelines with template spreadsheets and forms.