The 2010 Hearing was completed on 17 November 2010.
The hearing will be held at Tuakau Town Hall, commencing on 27 September 2010. The preliminary hearing dates are:
|1||27 Sep – 1 Oct 2010||1st week||Tuakau Town Hall|
|2||4 - 8 Oct 2010||2nd week consecutive||Tuakau Town Hall|
|3||11 - 15 Oct 2010||3rd week consecutive||Tuakau Town Hall|
|18 - 22 Oct 2010||One week break|
|4||26 - 29 Oct 2010 (NB Monday is Labour Day)||1st week||Tuakau Town Hall|
|5||1 – 5 Nov 2010||2nd week consecutive||
1 & 2 Nov – Tuakau Town Hall
|8 - 12 Nov 2010||One week break|
|6||15 – 17 Nov 2010||1st week||
15 Nov – Tuakau Town Hall17 Nov – Tuakau Town Hall (last day of Hearing)
The Board’s hearing procedures (PDF, 66KB) are available. These procedures describe how the Board intends to conduct the hearing - please refer to the procedures for full details. With the exception of changes to key dates and a reference to the hearing venue and site visit, the hearing procedures have not changed between 2009 and 2010.
The date changes are:
Paragraph 9 - Site visit
The Board undertook a site visit in the week of 2 - 6 August 2010. The Board will address any potential requirements for additional site visits with the applicant and submitters during the course of the hearing.
Paragraph 11 – Location and venue
The hearing venue is the Tuakau Town Hall.
Paragraph 20 - Evidence Exchange
|25 June 2010||Contact||To file evidence with MfE and all submitters|
|2 July 2010||Contact||To provide copies of all evidence to Board|
|13 August 2010||All submitters||Exchange of evidence|
|3 September 2010||Contact||To file rebuttal evidence with MfE and all submitters|
|10 September 2010||Contact||To provide copies of rebuttal evidence to Board|
|10 September 2010||All parties||Notify all parties if they wish to cross-examine a witness|
|27 September 2010||Shore bird expert group||Lodge final Migratory Shorebird expert report|
|27 September 2010||All||File application to seek leave to produce further evidence of any of their relevant expert witnesses.|
|27 September 2010||All||Hearing commences|
Paragraph 39 – Te Reo and Tikanga Maori
Any person who has made a submission stating that he or she wishes to be heard may if they choose make the representations at the hearing, and any witness may give evidence at the hearing in Te Reo Mäori. Notice to the Board is to be given by 10 September 2010 identifying the person seeking to give evidence in Te Reo Mäori and the party who is calling that witness. The notice will enable attendance of an interpreter to be arranged. However, any karakia, powhiri, or mihi, will not be translated into the English language unless the presenter wishes and has given such prior notice.
Paragraph 53 – MfE Project Manager
The MfE Project Manager has changed from Kim Morgan to Sarah Jenkin. You can contact her as follows:
Telephone: 04 439 7447 or 021 844 752
Following the adjournment of the 2009 hearing and in accordance with the agreed Adjournment Actions, Contact Energy refined the Hauauru ma raki windfarm proposal as follows;
Contact has also reviewed and refined the proposed transmission line corridor in accordance with the Adjournment Actions.
A pre-hearing conference was held in Pukekohe on 7 May 2010.
At: The Franklin Centre (Franklin Room), 12 Massey Ave, Pukekohe
The intent of the pre-hearing conference was –
Last updated: 24 September 2010