Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Councils invite submissions for Highway

16 November 2018

Councils invite submissions for Te Aha a Tūranga:Manawatū-Tararua Highway

Palmerston North City Council (PNCC) has received a Notice of Requirement application from NZTA. The application received on 2 November, relates to a new 11.5km State Highway 3 connection between Ashhurst and Woodville to replace the old Gorge Road to be known as Te Ahu a Tūranga: Manawatū-Tararua Highway.

The application covers land in three territorial authorities – Palmerston North City Council and Tararua District Council (TDC) and Manawatu District Council (MDC). PNCC is handling the project management of the application on behalf of all three councils.

Over 2600 letters were sent out earlier this week to ‘affected and interested parties’. The letters to the residents covers a huge area around the proposed road location stretching across the Ruahine Ranges from Ashhurst to Woodville.

Submissions are invited, under Section 169 (1) of the Resource Management Act 1991. The Application is being publicly notified for a statutory 20 working day period between Thursday 15 November to 4pm Thursday 13 December 2018.

A hearing for the application is likely to be scheduled in the first quarter of 2019.

The application details and submission forms can be viewed at a dedicated webpage on Palmerston North City Council’s website - https://www.pncc.govt.nz/teahuaturanga


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On What We Could Do For Hong Kong, If Only We Dared

There has been something repulsive about PM Jacinda Ardern’s assurances that our joint 5 Eyes criticism of China’s actions over Hong Kong – and China’s harsh reaction – are all well understood on both sides. According to Ardern, it has been a case of us saying the sort of things we’ve said before, them acknowledging our need to do so, and then them responding much as we would expect them to do. All neat and tidy. Frankly, if all of this is merely virtue signalling on our part, and huffy declarations of independence on their part, then what’s the point of this diplomatic dance..? More>>


Grant Robertson: Government To Review Housing Settings

New Zealand’s stronger-than-expected economic performance has flowed through to housing demand, so the Government will review housing settings to improve access to the market, the Finance Minister Grant Robertson announced today. “Our focus More>>


Law Commission: Recommends New DNA Laws For Criminal Investigations

Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission today released a report that recommends a new, comprehensive regime to control how DNA is obtained, used and retained for criminal investigations. The report has revealed significant gaps in the operation ... More>>


National: Leader’s Speech At Annual General Meeting

Good morning delegates. It’s an absolute privilege to be speaking as your leader. I’d like to acknowledge the party president, regional chairs, board members, National Party staff, our MPs, our candidates, and most importantly, you – the delegates, ... More>>


Economy: Crown Accounts Reflect Govt’s Careful Economic Management

The better-than-expected Crown accounts released today show the Government’s careful management of the COVID-19 health crisis was the right approach to support the economy. As expected, the Crown accounts for the year to June 2020 show the operating balance ... More>>


Green Party: Announce Portfolio Reshuffle With Talented And Energised Caucus Team

“The Green Party caucus offers a breadth of talent and energy to the Parliament this term. In ten MPs you have a small business owner, a human rights lawyer, an academic, a climate negotiator, a transport planner, and so much more”, Green Party ... More>>


APEC: New Zealand Ready To Host Virtually

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took over the leadership of APEC earlier today, when she joined leaders from the 21 APEC economies virtually for the forum’s final 2020 meeting. “We look forward to hosting a fully virtual APEC 2021 next year. While ... More>>





InfoPages News Channels