PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION
CONCERNING RESOURCE CONSENT
Section 95A Resource Management Act 1991
RC16650 - Okere Adventures Limited
Okere Adventures Limited has applied to Rotorua Lakes Council for resource consent to construct and operate a Zip Line within the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve and adjacent rural land to the east. The Okere Falls Scenic Reserve is approximately 20.5km north of Rotorua by road.
The application was publicly notified on 14 September 2019 and at the closing of the submissions on the 11 October 2019, twenty-one submissions were received. A Late submission was received on the 29 October 2019 bringing the total submissions to twenty-two. The submissions raised a variety of matters with 8 submissions in opposition and 14 in support.
In response to the submissions and a pre-hearing meeting (2 December 2019), the applicant made amendments to the application. The amended application was submitted to council 19 December 2019 for consideration. In addition to this, the Council engaged Boffa Miskel to peer review the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment.
Council has now prepared a Planner Report detailing its assessment of the application. This report does not represent any decision on the application and it only provides the professional assessment and opinions of the report's author.
RC16650 – s42A Planner Report – Okere Adventure Limited - 3 April 2020.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 1.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 2.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 3.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 4 - 7.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 8 - 11.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 12 - 14.pdf
RC16650 - Okere Adventure Limited - Appendix 15 - 18.pdf