The TANK Plan change introduces new ways to manage the land and waterways of the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū (TANK) catchments.
The TANK Plan change introduces new provisions to manage the land and waterways of the Tūtaekurī, Ahuriri, Ngaruroro and Karamū (TANK) catchments.
The TANK Plan change includes:
The TANK Plan change was first notified on 2 May 2020. Submissions were called for and hearings held before an Independent Hearing Panel concluded in September 2021. A reserved decision was made by the Independent Hearing Panel and notified on 9 September 2022.
The TANK Plan change took immediate legal effect upon notification on 2 May 2020.
The rules in the decision version of the TANK Plan change, issued 9 September 2022, are now the rules with legal effect.
More information on the TANK plan change and resource consents is available on our Heretaunga Plains Groundwater Quantity Area page.
The TANK Plan is currently subject to an Environment Court appeal process. Mediation hearings have commenced and will continue into 2024.
We have created water quality dashboards - a tool for landowners and the community to understand water quality and ecosystem health within their sub-catchment.
You can use this information to guide and inform plans and on-farm practices, to improve water quality outcomes in your area.
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