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Regional Resource Management PlanMahere Penapena Rawa

The Regional Resource Management Plan (RRMP) is the most significant resource planning document for all resource users in Hawke’s Bay. It includes the Regional Policy Statement (RPS) and sets out a policy framework for managing resource use activities in an integrated manner across the whole of the Hawke's Bay region. The RRMP was prepared under the Resource Management Act 1991. The RRMP also incorporates all plan changes that have since become operative.

  • Status: Operative 28 August 2006
  • Publicly notified: April 2000
  • Decisions issued: June 2001

Regional Resource Management Plan (9)

The Regional Resource Management Plan (RRMP) is the most significant resource planning document for all resource users in Hawke’s Bay.

Chapter 1


Chapter 2

Key Regional Policy Statement Objectives

Chapter 3

Regionally Significant Issues, Objectives and Policies

Chapter 4

Non-Regulatory Methods

Chapter 5

Regional Plan Objectives and Policies

Chapter 6

Regional Rules

Chapter 7

Information Requirements (for resource consent applications)

Chapter 8

Administrative Matters

Chapter 9


Schedules / Maps (26)

Maps for areas excluded from Rule7(c)
RRMP All Schedules
Schedule I

Background to the Maori Dimension

Schedule II

Sustainable Land Use

Schedule III

Environmental Guidelines for Surface Water Quality

Schedule IV

Known Productive Aquifer Systems in Hawke's Bay Region

Schedule IX

Chimney Design Guide and Combustion of Fuels

Schedule V

Heretaunga Plains - Contaminated Vulnerability and Unconfined Aquifer

Schedule VI

Water Management Zones

Schedule VII

Minimum Flow Rivers

Schedule VIII

Rivers considered for Riparian Protection

Schedule X

Air Quality Guidelines 2002

Schedule XI

Performance Requirements for Qualifications to Apply Agrichemicals

Schedule XII

Emission requirements: small scale solid fuel burners

Schedule XIII

Airshed Boundaries and Airzone Boundaries

Schedule XIV

Heretaunga Plains sub-region: location map, Heretaunga Plains sub-region: indicative location map of residential greenfield growth areas, Heretaunga Plains sub-region: indicative location map of industrial greenfield growth areas

Schedule XIVc

Tukituki River sub-catchments

Schedule XV

Water Management Zones (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XVI

Surface water allocation and minimum flow sites (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XVIII

Determination of seasonal and annual allocations for water permits at 29 August 2013 (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XX

Slope classes (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XXI

Records to be kept for nutrient budgeting input into a Farm Environmental Management Plan (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XXII

Requirements for Farm Environmental Management Plans (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XXIII

Total ammoniacal nitrogen concentrations at other pHs and temperatures (Tukituki River Catchment)

Schedule XXIV

Maps of areas within definition of 'wetland'

Statutory Acknowledgements

Statutory acknowledgements have arisen from Treaty of Waitangi settlements and relate to specific areas of importance to a claimant group (known as statutory areas).. Statutory acknowledgements affect processes under the Resource Management Act, including applications for resource consents and local authority responsibilities. This document includes those statutory acknowledgements that wholly, or in part, cover statutory areas within Hawke’s Bay. This document does not form part of the Hawke’s Bay Regional Resource Management Plan and is for information purposes only.


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