Address for service:

Horizons Regional Council

Attention Fiona Morton;

Horowhenua District Council

c/- Good Earth Matters Consulting Ltd. PO Box 1628, Palmerston North
Annette Sweeney
Further Enquiries:

Enquiries regarding the application can be made to Fiona Morton , Senior Consents Planner


Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council has received an application from the Horowhenua District Council for the continued operation of the Tokomaru Wastewater Treatment Plant, 30 Nikau Street, Tokomaru.

Application Details

Resource Consents being sought from Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council :

Treated Effluent Wetland Discharge: 

To discharge treated effluent to land via a constructed wetland, where it may enter groundwater, from the Tokomaru Wastewater Treatment Plant        
Treated Domestic Effluent Discharge:
To discharge treated effluent to a surface water body (Centre Drain) at a maximum rate of 250 cubic metres per day from the Tokomaru Wastewater Treatment Plant. Centre Drain discharges into Linton Main Drain, which discharges into the Tokomaru River.
Odour Discharge:
To discharge contaminants (principally odour) to air from the Tokomaru Wastewater Treatment Plant.
A consent term of 5 years is sought for all three resource consents.
Please note: A change of term has been requested. Downloadable documents list 35 years as the term time, this is no longer correct and has been changed to 5 years.
Location: 30 Nikau Street, Tokomaru

Application can be viewed


Application, Application and AEE v01

In person

A copy of the full application may be viewed at Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council Palmerston North office at 11-15 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North during the hours 8.15am - 4.45pm.


You can also request a copy of the application from the Consents Department of the Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Council via email


Public submissions can be received up until November 07, 2016 4:45 PM

Submissions may be made in writing by any person and sent to Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Council , Private Bag 11025, Manawatu Mail Centre, Palmerston North 4442 or can be sent via email to and followed with a signed hardcopy.