Post by Kiwi Frontline on Jun 17, 2016 17:19:39 GMT 12
RESOURCE CONSENTS AND CONSULTATION WITH TANGATA WHENUA (Rotorua)
An average of ten percent of resource consents granted in the Lakes A Zone involved Iwi consultation. Rule 41.1 of the Lakes A Zone requires tangata whenua to be consulted for all applications in the Lakes A Zone prior to application.
The Iwi Consultative Committee is made up of three kaumatua who represent Tuhourangi Ngāti Wahiao, Tumatawera, Ngāti Tarawhai and Ngāti Pikiao. There is also one representative from the Te Arawa Lakes Trust. If this committee advises consultation then the applicant is to consult with the stated tangata whenua before the application can be considered....