The Hearing Panel has released Directions prior to the Hearing to advise of hearing dates, evidence exchange, and speaking times. It is essential that all parties attending the hearing have read and understood the Hearing Panel Directions.

Private Plan Change 30 and Notice of Requirement are to be heard by independently accredited commissioners: Helen Atkins (Chair), David McMahon, and Lindsay Daysh.

A hearing will be held in 2024, expert witness information is to be provided to the Council by 13 October 2023.

The following website provides a useful overview of the hearing process and tips on how to present your submissions: www.environmentguide.org.nz/rma/planning-documents...

Further Directions may be issued by the Hearing Panel prior to and during the hearing.