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Introduction

Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council has received a consent application from Affco New Zealand Ltd to carry out a number of activities associated with the operation of the meat works at the Campbell Road, Feilding site.

Application Details

Resource consent sought from Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council comprised of the following activities:


Discharge to Water

The applicant proposes to continue to discharge treated wastewater from the AFFCO meat works into the Oroua River.

The proposed discharge regime will be seasonal and flow related with a maximum discharge of 3,000m3/day with the following restrictions:

  • No discharge between 1 December and 31 March (inclusive) when flows in the Oroua River are less than 3 times median flow; and
  • No discharge between 1 April and 30 November (inclusive) when flows in the Oroua River are less than the median flow.


Discharge to Land that may enter groundwater

The applicant proposed to continue to discharge treated wastewater from the storage pond system into land that may enter groundwater.


Discharge to Land

The applicant proposes to continue to discharge treated wastewater, wastewater sludge and paunch material to land. The total area to receive wastewater, wastewater sludge and paunch is approximately 133ha.


Discharge to Air

The applicant proposes to continue to discharge emissions, including odour from the irrigation of treated wastewater to land and from the management of wastewater sludge and paunch material.


Land Use Consent - Construction of Structure

The applicant proposes to construct a new discharge diffuser structure in the bank of the Oroua River and a bed level control structure in the bed of the Otoku Stream.


A term of 35 years is sought for the activites identified above.

To view a copy of the application documents, please click the links below:

Application & AEE
Appendix A - Figures
Appendix B - CPG Land Application
Appendix C - Landcare Research Site Investigation Report
Appendix D - LEI Site Investigation Report
Appendix E - Conceptual Design
Appendix F - Land Assessment of Environmental Effects
Appendix G - River Assessment of Environmental Effects
Appendix H - Consultation Summary
Appendix I - Groundwater Composition Data
Appendix J - Neighbouring Properties
Appendix K - Riverbed Structures
Appendix L - Proposed Consent Conditions
 

Application can be viewed

In person

Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council • Horizons Regional Council Offices, 11-15 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North, during the hours of 8:15am to 4:45pm You can request a copy of the application from the Consents Department of the Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council (0508 800 800) or via email consent.submissions@horizons.govt.nz 

Email

You can also request a copy of the application from the Consents Department of the Manawatu-Wangunui Regional Council via email consents.enquiries@horizons.govt.nz

Submissions

Public submissions can be received up until July 09, 2015 4:45 p.m.

Please note submissions have now closed.