Hearings

 The Environment Court will be holding a hearing into the provisions of Plan Change 7 and matters raised in submissions and further submissions.  Further information about the court's practice and procedures can be found on the General Information page.

On this page you can find:

Hearing Schedule

The draft hearing schedule is below.  Please note this is subject to change.

Hearing Schedule as at 25 June 2021 [PDF, 146 KB]

If you have questions or queries about the hearing schedule, please contact Glen Cooper or Rebecca Jackson on:

Getting to the Hearing

The Hearings for weeks 1, 2, 3 and 7 will be held in the Hutton Theatre of the Otago Museum. Information about finding the Hutton Theatre is provided below:

The Hearings for weeks 4, 5 and 6 will be held in the Cromwell Presbyterian Church.  Information about finding the Cromwell Presbyterian Church is provided below:

Site Visit

Two days have tentatively been signalled for site visits in the Hearing schedule while the court is sitting in Cromwell (10 and 14 May - week 6): 

Event Notices

Notices for all court events including mediation, expert conferencing and hearings can be found on the Notice of Court Events page.

Evidence:

File name format: [Date Filed] - [Party Name] - [Evidence Type] - [Witness Name] - [Discipline] - [Date of Evidence]

Until evidence is produced in court by witness, the statement is not regarded as ‘evidence’.  Note: There may also be minor changes (e.g. grammar) between the time of uploading onto the court’s website and the witness being sworn in (or affirmed) at the hearing.

Parties' Evidence

Grouped by party - if you believe you have filed evidence and it is not listed (or is listed/linked incorrectly) please contact us immediately

AP&BJ Groundwater, Mark Groundwater, Beggs Creek Station, Bradley and Kirsten McEwan, Lilybank Co Ltd 

Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates Ltd Partnership (ANZFW)

Balquhidder Farming Ltd – brief of evidence - R A Armstrong and M J MacGregor -  17 May 2021
[PDF, 187 KB]

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Blackstone Hill Station - Brief of evidence - R & V Hore – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 635 KB]

Blackstone Hill Station - Powerpoint - R & V Hore – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 928 KB]

Blackstone Irrigation Company [PDF, 233 KB]– brief of evidence – Roger Lane – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 233 KB]

Cairnhill Limited [PDF, 423 KB] - Brief of evidence –  Phillip Smith – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 423 KB]

Coburns Partnership - Brief of Evidence 1 - Terry Davis - 13 May 2021 [PDF, 260 KB]

Coburns Partnership - [PDF, 389 KB]Brief of Evidence 2 - Terry Davis - 13 May 2021 [PDF, 260 KB]

Central Otago Environmental Society (COES)

Geoff Crutchley - brief of evidence – G Crutchley – 17 May 2021  [PDF, 26 KB]

Dunstan Irrigation Society Incorporated - Brief of evidence – Phillip Smith – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 284 KB]

Director-General of Conservation

Eckhoff, G

Federated Farmers of New Zealand (FFNZ)

Galloway Irrigation Society Incorportated - Brief of evidence – Mike Kelly – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 556 KB]

GlenAyr Ltd – Powerpoint presentation – H D Sangster and D S Sangster – 17 May 2021 [PDF, 9 MB]

GlenAyr Ltd – Thoughts on farmer evidence and court question – H D Sangster and D S Sangster – 17 May 2021 [PDF, 95 KB]

GlenAyr Ltd – EiC – H D Sangster – 1 Feb 2021 [PDF, 4.9 MB]

Glenshee Station Limited - EiC - M E Hore - 4 Feb 2021 [PDF, 4.4 MB]

Grape Vision Ltd - Horticulture – see OWRUG & Grape Vision Ltd - EiC - J Dicey

Hawdun Idaburn Irrigation - brief of evidence - Ken Gillespie - 13 May 2021 [PDF, 339 KB]

 Hamilton Runs Limited - Brief of evidence - Weir Family - 12 May 2021 [PDF, 2.9 MB]

Hamilton Runs Limited – Summary of powerpoint - Weir Family - 12 May 2021 [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Hamilton Runs Limited – Powerpoint - Weir Family - 12 May 2021 [PDF, 905 KB]

Hamilton Runs Ltd - EiC - filed 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 3.3 MB]

Heaney Road Partnership – brief of evidence – Mark Hely - 13 May 2021 [PDF, 525 KB]

Hill, D R & S A - see OWRUG, Lauder Water Users Group, Lauder Creek Ltd, DR & SA Hill - EiC - K Heckler - 5 Feb 2021

Horticulture New Zealand Limited (HortNZ)

 Ida Valley Irrigation Company [PDF, 669 KB] – brief of evidence – Neville Armstrong – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 669 KB]

J R Webb & Sons Ltd - EiC - J S Webb - 5 February 2021 [PDF, 153 KB]

Landpro Limited

Lauder Water Users Group and Lauder Creek Ltd - see OWRUG, Lauder Water Users Group, Lauder Creek Ltd, DR & SA Hill - EiC - K Heckler - 5 Feb 2021

Leaning Rock Cherries Ltd - EiC - E Weaver- 5 February 2021 [PDF, 242 KB]

Matakanui Station - brief of evidence – Andrew Paterson – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 502 KB]

A & L McAuley - brief of evidence –13 May 2021 [PDF, 458 KB]

McArthur Ridge Vineyard Ltd, Mount Dunstan Estates Ltd, Strath Clyde Water Ltd (McArthur Ridge)

Maniototo Irrigation Companies (Maniototo ICs)

Martin, G N

Graeme Martin – Statement of evidence – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 1.8 MB]

Martin, G N - EiC - 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 221 KB]

Martin, G N - EiC - water permits plan change public report - 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Minister for the Environment (MfE)

Ngā Rūnanga

Otago Fish & Game Council and Central South Island Fish & Game Council (Fish & Game)

Otago Water Resources User Group (OWRUG)

Pisa Irrigation Company Ltd - see OWRUG & Pisa IC Ltd - EiC - G R Collier - Economics - 4 Feb 2021

R & C Tamblyn - brief of evidence – 13 May 2021 [PDF, 712 KB]

Shag Valley Irrigators Group – brief of evidence – J A Thomson – 17 May 2021  [PDF, 145 KB]

Southern Lakes Holdings Ltd (SLHL)

Territorial Authorities (Central Otago, Clutha, Queenstown Lakes & Waitaki District Councils & Dunedin City Council)

Trustpower Limited (Trustpower)

WISE Response Society Inc (WISE)

Donald Young - brief of evidence - 13 May 2021 [PDF, 2 MB]

Otago Regional Council

 Otago Regional Council - Summary of Evidence

 ORC - Summary of Evidence - Tom de Pelsemaeker - 8 March 2021 [PDF, 144 KB]

 ORC - Summary of Evidence - Sean Leslie - 8 March 2021 [PDF, 113 KB]

 ORC - Summary of Evidence - Simon Wilson - 8 March 2021 [PDF, 106 KB]

 ORC - Summary of Evidence - Julie Everett-Hincks - 8 March 2021 [PDF, 109 KB]

 ORC - Summary of Evidence - Richard Allibone - 8 March 2021 [PDF, 122 KB]

Otago Regional Council - Further Evidence

Alexandra King - Supplementary Statement of Evidence (24 June 2021) [PDF, 783 KB]

Michael Cummings - Statement of Evidence (24 June 2021) [PDF, 5 MB]

ORC – Supplementary Statement of Evidence - Antonius Snelder – 20 May 2021 [PDF, 7.2 MB]

 ORC – Statement of evidence in reply to the supplementary evidence of the Territorial Authorities – Tom de Pelsemaeker – Planning – 20 May 2021 [PDF, 232 KB]

Tom De Pelsemaeker - Supplementary Evidence - deemed permit priorities - 24 March 2021 [PDF, 154 KB]

Simon wilson - Supplementary Evidence - 14 March 2021 [PDF, 111 KB]

Tom de Pelsemaeker - Supplementary Evidence - 14 March 2021 [PDF, 198 KB]

Alexandra King - Evidence - 14 Marc 2021 [PDF, 248 KB]

Joanna Gilroy - Evidence - 13 March 2021 [PDF, 20 MB]

Otago Regional Council's - Evidence in Reply

Tom De Pelsemaeker - Evidence in Reply (25 June 2021) [PDF, 1.7 MB]

ORC - Reply - Tom de Pelsemaeker - Planning - Memorandum of Counsel - 5 March 2021 [PDF, 104 KB]

ORC - Reply - Antonius Snelder - Water Quality - Memorandum of Counsel - 3 March 2021 [PDF, 103 KB]

ORC - Reply - Tom de Pelsemaeker - Planning - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 605 KB]

ORC - Reply - Julie Everett-Hincks - Science Work Programme - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 163 KB] [PDF, 599 KB]

ORC - Reply - Richard Allibone - Freshwater Ecology - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 214 KB]

ORC - Reply - Sean Leslie - Water Use - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 599 KB]

ORC - Reply - Simon Wilson - Schedule 10A.4 - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 166 KB]

ORC - Reply - Ton Snelder - Water Quality - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 1.1 MB]

 Otago Regional Council - Evidence in Chief

ORC - EiC - Tom de Pelsemaeker - Planning - recommended decisions on submissions [PDF, 106 KB]

ORC - EiC - Tom de Pelsemaeker - Planning - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 938 KB]

ORC - EiC - Julie Everett-Hincks - Science Work Programme - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 236 KB]

ORC - EiC - Richard Allibone - Freshwater Ecology - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 5.5 MB]

ORC - EiC - Roderick Henderson - Hydrology - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 1.1 MB]

ORC - EiC - Sean Leslie - Water Use - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 1.9 MB]

ORC - EiC - Simon Wilson - Schedule 10A.4 - 7 December 2020 [PDF, 291 KB]

Cross Examination Notices

File name format: [Date Filed] - notice- cross-examination - [Date of notice]

Otago Regional Council's Further Evidence

Tom De Pelsemaeker - Statement of Supplementary Evidence in relation to pORPS (14 July 2021) [PDF, 188 KB]

2021-05-21 Trustpower - MOC - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 410 KB]

2021-05-21 Strath Clyde Water Ltd - MOC - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 604 KB]

2021-05-21 ORC - MOC - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 113 KB]

2021-05-21 OWRUG - MOC - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 96 KB]

2021-05-21 Minister for Environment - MOC - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 151 KB]

2021-05-21 D-G of Conservation - notice of cross-examination of JWS witnesses [PDF, 114 KB]

2021-03-17  D-G of Conservation - Notice - cross-examination - 17 March 2021 [PDF, 52 KB]

2021-03-16  Ngā Rūnanga - Notice - cross-examination - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 221 KB]

2021-03-16  Fish & Game - Memo - cross-examination - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 131 KB]

2021-03-16  Trustpower - Memo - cross-examination - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 159 KB]

2021-03-16  MfE - Memo - cross-examination - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 159 KB]

2021-03-16  OWRUG & TAs - Memo - cross-examination - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 93 KB]

2021-03-16  G Martin - Memo - cross-examinatoin - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 81 KB] (Note: Judge Borthwick has directed that Mr Martin's cross-examination may only be in relation to supplementary evidence & Mr Martin has therefore withdrawn his notice).

Otago Regional Council's Evidence in Reply

2021-02-26 - Trustpower - notice - cross-examination - 26 February 2021 [PDF, 424 KB]

2021-02-26 - Forest & Bird - notice - cross-examination - 26 February 2021 [PDF, 539 KB]

2021-02-26 - OWRUG - notice - cross-examination - 26 February 2021 [PDF, 93 KB]

2021-02-26 - Territorial Authorities - notice - cross-examination - 26 February 2021 [PDF, 120 KB]

Parties' Evidence in Chief

2021-02-19 - ORC - notice - cross-examination - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 119 KB] (including application for leave to exceed cross examination limits)

2021-02-19 - D-G Conservation - notice - cross-examinaton - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 52 KB]

2021-02-19 - Fish & Game - notice - cross-examination - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 228 KB]

2021-02-19 - Ministry for the Environment - notice - cross-examiniation - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 163 KB]

2021-02-19 - Ngā Rūnanga - notice - cross-examiniation - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 248 KB]

2021-02-19- OWRUG - notice - cross-examination - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 51 KB]

2021-02-19 - Territorial Authorities - notice - cross-examination - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 74 KB]

2021-02-19 - Trustpower - notice - cross-examination - 19 February 2021 [PDF, 423 KB]

2021-02-17 - Forest and Bird - notice - cross-examination - 17 February 2021 [PDF, 549 KB]

Otago Regional Council's Evidence in Chief

2021-02-11 - Territorial Authorities - notice - cross-examination - 4 February 2021 [PDF, 74 KB]

2021-02-05 - Fish & Game - notice - cross-examination - 9 Feb 2021 [PDF, 129 KB] 

2021-02-05 - D-G Conservation - notice - cross-examination - 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 52 KB]

WITHDRAWN 4  March 2021 2021-02-05 - HortNZ - notice - cross-examination - 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 61 KB]

2021-02-05 – McArthur Ridge Vineyard Ltd, Mount Dunstan Estates Ltd & Strath Clyde Water Ltd – notice – cross-examination – 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 510 KB]

2021-02-05 – Martin, G – notice – cross-examination – 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 101 KB]

2021-02-05 – MfE – notice – cross-examination – 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 161 KB]

2021-02-05 - Ngā Rūnanga – notice – cross-examination – 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 221 KB]

2021-02-05 – OWRUG – notice – cross-examination – 4 Feb 2021 [PDF, 45 KB]

2021-02-05 – Trustpower – notice – cross-examination – 5 Feb 2021 [PDF, 408 KB]

Joint Witness Statements

File name format: [Date Filed] - JWS - [Expert Type] - [Topic] - [Date of JWS]

Twelfth JWS dated 12 July 2021 Miscellaneous Minor Amendments [PDF, 637 KB]

Eleventh JWS dated 5 July 2021 - Miscellaneous Minor Amendments & Smaller Hydro Electricity Generation Schemes  [PDF, 284 KB]

Tenth JWS dated 2 & 5 July 2021 - Deemed Permits & Associated Rights of Priorities [PDF, 373 KB]

Ninth JWS dated 4 and 21 June 2021 - Objective, Stranded Assets & miscellaneous Minor Matters [PDF, 274 KB]

Eighth JWS dated 18 June 2021: Deemed Permits & Associated Rights of Priorities
[PDF, 352 KB]

Seventh JWS (amended) Dated 21 May 2021: Schedule 10A.4, Controlled Activity and Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules and Objective 10A1.1: (With Appendices and Power Point): [PDF, 474 KB]

Sixth JWS – Dated 3 & 17 May 2021: Deemed Permits & Associated Rights of Priorities: (With Appendices and Power Point):
[PDF, 292 KB]

Fifth JWS - Sensitivity Analyses completed between 7 and 12 May: Schedule 10A.4, Controlled Activity and Restricted Discretionary Activity Rules and Objective 10A1.1
[PDF, 5.2 MB]

Fourth JWS - Dated 7 - 8 April 2021: Schedule 10A.4 (with attachment) [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Third JWS - Dated 31 March 2021: Schedule 10A.4 - Community Water Supply [PDF, 701 KB]

Second JWS - Dated 30 March 2021: Schedule 10A.4 - Hydroelectricity Generation [PDF, 659 KB]

First JWS - Dated 24 - 15 March 2021: Schdule 10A.4 - Primary Sector [PDF, 408 KB]

Legal Submissions / Records of Amendments Sought

File name format: [Date] - [Party Name] - [Topic] - [Opening / Closing / Further]

2021-07-30 ORC - Legal submissions in reply in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 132 KB]

2021-07-28 Minister for Environment - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 173 KB]

2021-07-28 Fish & Game - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 148 KB]

2021-07-28 Trustpower - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 249 KB]

2021-07-28 D-G of Conservation - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 232 KB]

2021-07-28 OWRUG - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 121 KB]

2021-07-28 TAs - Legal submissions in relation to the pORPS [PDF, 133 KB]

2021-07-23 ORC - Legal Submissions in Relation to Proposed ORPS [PDF, 176 KB]

2021-07-07 ORC - Closing Submissions [PDF, 422 KB]

2021-07-06 ORC - Position on Objective, CWS & Hydro - amended [PDF, 252 KB]

2021-07-05 Territorial Authorities - Memorandum of Counsel - Options for evolved relief for community water supplies [PDF, 230 KB]

2021-07-05 DOC-Closing Submissions [PDF, 303 KB]

2021-07-05 MFE- Closing Submissions [PDF, 551 KB]

2021-07-05 Nga Runanga - Closing Submissions [PDF, 214 KB]

2021-07-05 Fish and Game - Closing Submissions [PDF, 342 KB]

2021-07-05 OWRUG - Closing Submissions [PDF, 277 KB]

2021-07-02 Aotearoa New Zealand Fine Wine Estates Limited Partnership - Closing Submissions [PDF, 2 MB]

2021-07-02 Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Inc. - Legal Submissions [PDF, 3.5 MB]

2021-07-02 Strath Clyde Water Ltd, McArthur Ridge Vineyard Ltd and Mount Dunstan Estates Ltd - Closing Submissions [PDF, 722 KB]

2021-07-02 Territorial Authorities - Closing, Scope and Court Questions [PDF, 6.1 MB]

2021-07-02 Trustpower - Closing Submissions [PDF, 7.1 MB]

2021-07-02 Wise Response Incorporated - Closing Submisions [PDF, 1.6 MB]

2021-07-01 OWRUG - Submissions by Mr Page dated 1 July 2021 [PDF, 118 KB]

2021-06-15 OWRUG - MOC - Submissions in response to Amicus Curiae memorandum [PDF, 152 KB]

2021-06-15 Minister for Environment - MOC - Submissions in response to Amicus Curiae memorandum [PDF, 303 KB]

2021-06-15 ORC - MOC - Submissions in response to Amicus Curiae memorandum [PDF, 183 KB]

2021-06-15 D-G of Conservation - MOC - Submissions in response to Amicus Curiae memorandum [PDF, 335 KB]

2021-05-18 Trustpower - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 728 KB]

2021-05-25 CRDC - N Lanham - submissions   [PDF, 2.1 MB]

2021-05-13 Wise Response – ORC PC7 Opening Submissions [PDF, 127 KB]

2021-04-20 - ANZFW - ORC PC7 - Opening Submissions [PDF, 267 KB]

2021-04-20 McArthur Ridge  - ORC PC7 - Opening Submissions [PDF, 251 KB]

2021-04-19  Federated Farmers of New Zealand - ORC PC7 - Opening Representation [PDF, 165 KB]

2021-04-15 HortNZ - ORC PC7 - Opening Submissions [PDF, 111 KB]

2021-04-14 Beef + Lamb - ORC PC7 - Opening submissions [PDF, 194 KB]

2021-04-13 Territorial Authorities - ORC PC7 - Opening Submissions [PDF, 4.7 MB]

2021-04-11  Landpro and Others - ORC PC7 - Opening Representation  [PDF, 189 KB]

2021-04-07 ORC - ORC PC7 - legal submissions - scope [PDF, 266 KB]

2021-03-26 ORC - ORC PC7 legal submissions [PDF, 180 KB]

2021-03-23 OWRUG - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 311 KB]

2021-03-18 Fish & Game - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 298 KB]

2021-03-18  ORC - ORC PC7 - Legal submissions - NPSFM 2020 - 16 March 2021 [PDF, 130 KB]

2021-03-15 Director-General of Conservation - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 246 KB]

2021-03-15 Minister for the Environment - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 471 KB]

2021-03-11 Ngā Rūnanga - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 443 KB]

2021-03-08  ORC - ORC PC7 - opening submissions [PDF, 226 KB]

Common Bundle

Filed by Transpower 24 May 2021

Filed by ORC 21 April 2021

Partially Operative Policy Statement (15 March 2021 version)(external link)

Filed by ORC on 19 March 2021

ORC - Outline Conditions for Surface Water Takes [PDF, 176 KB]

Filed by ORC on 1 March 20201

Index [PDF, 96 KB]

Volume 1 [PDF, 3.9 MB]

Volume 2 [PDF, 3.4 MB]

Volume 3 [PDF, 2.7 MB]

Volume 4 [PDF, 4 MB]

Volume 5 [PDF, 14 MB]

Volume 6 [PDF, 3.3 MB]

Volume 7 [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Filed by agreement between OWRUG & ORC on 27 January 2021

1.  State of the Environment Surface Water Quality in Otago (2006 to 2017) [PDF, 5.8 MB]

2.a. Water Quality in Otago Report Card (July 2015 - June 2020) [PDF, 1.1 MB]

2.b. Individual Report Cards

Arrow Basin Report Card [PDF, 273 KB]

Cardrona and Pisa Report Card [PDF, 318 KB]

Catlins Report Card [PDF, 184 KB]

Clutha Delta Report Card [PDF, 305 KB]

Dunedin Report Card [PDF, 291 KB]

Glenorchy Report Card [PDF, 303 KB]

Kakanui Report Card [PDF, 284 KB]

Kyeburn Report Card [PDF, 264 KB]

Lawrence Report Card [PDF, 321 KB]

Lower Lindis Report Card [PDF, 299 KB]

Lower Manuherikia Report Card [PDF, 305 KB]

Maniototo Report Card [PDF, 297 KB]

Maungatua Report Card [PDF, 267 KB]

Nevis and Earnscleugh Report Card [PDF, 227 KB]

Pomahaka Report Card [PDF, 337 KB]

Shag Report Card [PDF, 322 KB]

Shotover Report Card [PDF, 260 KB]

Strath Taieri Report Card [PDF, 275 KB]

Styx Report Card [PDF, 255 KB]

Taieri Plains Report Card [PDF, 231 KB]

Teviot Report Card [PDF, 275 KB]

Tokomairiro Report Card [PDF, 310 KB]

Upper Lindis Report Card [PDF, 282 KB]

Upper Manuherekia Report Card [PDF, 289 KB]

Upper Pomahaka Report Card [PDF, 311 KB]

Waianakarua Report Card [PDF, 295 KB]

Waikouaiti Report Card [PDF, 298 KB]

Waiwera Report Card [PDF, 289 KB]

Wanaka Hawea Lakes Report Card [PDF, 281 KB] 

3. Deemed Permit Report to MfE

Current Water Apps - 15 December 2020 [XLS, 96 KB]

Deemed Permit Report - 15 December 2020 [PDF, 59 KB]

4. Hydrology Monitoring Sites

Groundwater A1 [PDF, 19 MB]

Hydrology Monitoring Sites - Advisory note P. Stevenson TL Environmental Monitoring - 27 January 2021 [DOCX, 15 KB]

ORC Hydrology and Rainfull Sites - 29 January 2021 [XLSX, 35 KB]

Rainfall A1 [PDF, 22 MB]

Surface Water A1 [PDF, 21 MB]

5. Water Permit Data Record

Water Permit Data Record Spreadsheet - 27 January 2021 [XLSX, 1.1 MB]

Notes for Interpreting Water Permit Data Record Spreadsheet [DOCX, 35 KB]

Exhibits

File name format: [Date] - [Exhibit No] - [Produced by] - [description]

2021-05-20 Fish & Game 2 - Attachment to JWS Expert Conferencing 4-6 May 2021 as Annotated by Ben Farrell [PDF, 409 KB]

2021-05-13 Produced by consent - Large plan titled Manuherekia threatened fish & water races [PDF, 5 MB]

2021-05-13 WISE Response  1- Table of Allocation and Consumption -  [PDF, 249 KB]D MacTavish - Irrigation; Geohydrology [PDF, 249 KB]

2021-05-13 WISE Response 2 -  Diagram of Allocation Regime to Sustainable Boundaries - D MacTavish - Irrigations; Geohydrology [PDF, 86 KB]

2021-05-19 OWRUG 3 Powerpoint Slideshow 'Otago Dams' [PDF, 4 MB]

2021-05-17 OWRUG 2 Manuherikia Overview Map dated August 2015 [PDF, 185 KB]

2021-05-17 OWRUG 1 Figure 1 Manuherekia Catchment GoldSim Model - Model Logic Diagram [PDF, 514 KB]

2021-05-13 P Smith 3 - Flow Sharing [PDF, 299 KB]

2021-05-13 P Smith 2 - Overview of Scheme [PDF, 331 KB]

2021-05-13 P Smith 1 - Dunstan Creek Takes and Monitoring Sites [PDF, 664 KB]

2021-05-12 Carrick Irrigation Company Limited - Exhibit - Consent 2002.448 [PDF, 173 KB]

2021-04-14 Beef + Lamb 1 - ORC - Irrigation in overseer report - 14 April 2021 [PDF, 3 MB]

2021-04-13 TAs 1 - ORC - Brief of Evidence of TB Heller 1 dated 13 May 2020 [PDF, 404 KB]

2021-03-19 - Fish & Game 1 - Proposed National Environmental Standard on Ecological Flows and Water Level - produced by ORC as at 19 March 2021 [PDF, 495 KB]

2021-03-15  Trustpower 1- Extract from s 32 Evaluation of Proposed NPS FM 2020 dated 22 July 2020 [PDF, 175 KB]

2021-03-09  ORC 1 - Deemed Permit Status Report as at 8 March 2021 [PDF, 82 KB]

Hearing Transcripts

File name format: Transcript - Hearing - [Topic] - [Dates covered]

Please note: To provide the transcript as fast as we can, it has not been extensively checked and may contain errors and omissions. If you notice a significant error or ommission please advise us via ORC@justice.govt.nz, noting the date and time the error or ommission occured, as soon as possible.

Transcript - Dunedin - Hearing - PC7 28 June - 7 July 2021 [PDF, 3.2 MB]

Transcript - Dunedin - Hearing - PC7 26 - 17 May to 23 May 2021 [PDF, 4.7 MB]

Under s 277 RMA, the court orders that publication of the evidence given in the court at Dunedin, on 19 May 2021, by Michael Leslie Lord is prohibited.  I have directed the court’s registry to exclude Michael Leslie Lord’s evidence given on 19 May 2021 from the audio and video recordings of the hearing and for redaction to be made to the Transcript.

Transcript - Cromwell - Hearing - PC7 - 10 May to 13 May 2021 [PDF, 2.8 MB]

Transcript - Dunedin - Hearing - PC7 - 8 to 26 March 2021 [PDF, 7.2 MB] (including legal discussions)

Transcript - Cromwell - Hearing - PC7 - 12 - 20 April 2021 [PDF, 5.9 MB]

The transcript will be updated with each day's proceedings as they become available.

Video and Audio Recordings of Hearings

Please note that audio recordings of the hearings have been moved and are now located with the video recordings of the hearings. 

Video and audio of the Hearing will be uploaded and made available on the Video and Audio of Hearing page.

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