You may need to apply for and obtain a Resource Consent to authorise your farming activity. A resource consent is a legal document that contains consent conditions that set out your responsibilities and requirements.
A Government-commissioned panel of scientists have reviewed the nitrogen modelling tool Overseer, and have found limitations.
Check out our Overseer page to help you find out more information about the review and how it will impact the Tukituki community and our consent process.
If you are requiring a resource consent due to exceeding your individual LUC limit, it is recommended that you engage a consultant to advise you, or prepare the application on your behalf. You will require the following information in order to make an application;
See our Glossary for terms above.
Please note that a resource consent may also be required for discharges, water takes or structures under the rules of the Regional Resource Management Plan.
Check out some frequently asked questions around applying for a land use resource consent in the Tukituki catchment.
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