Water Hearing

The following documents are the evidence presented by Horizons to the One Plan Water Hearing.

End of Hearing - April 2010

Legal Report of Mr John Maassen
End of Hearing Report relating to Water Quality, FARM Strategy, Water Allocation, Groundwater, and Beds of Rivers & Lakes Updated 9.45am, 13 April 2010
Updated version of page 43 EoH Staff report - Table 2 (formatting update) 19th April 4.19pm
Updated version of page 66 EoH Staff report - Table 9 19th April 4.19pm
Updated version of pages 52 and 53 EoH Staff report - Table 3 22 April 2010 9.00am
Appendix 1 Comments in relation to Evidence of Mr Arthur Male
Appendix 2 Technical review of the standards undertaken by Keith Hamill on behalf of PNCC
Appendix 3 Expert Agreement on Water Quality Standards For Estuaries And Lakes
Appendix 4 Advice from John Stark on QMCI Standard
Appendix 5 Environmental Benefits of proposed Rule 13-1: Lakes
Appendix 6 N Loads: Scenarios used to Model catchment outcomes
Appendix 7 Estimated River N Loadings Under the Agreed Dairy Growth Scenario
Appendix 7 Estimated River N Loadings Under the Agreed Dairy Growth Scenario
Appendix 8 Actual Periods and Flushing Flows for the Manawatu at Hopelands
Appendix 9 Environmental Benefits of proposed Rule 13-1: Macrophytes
Appendix 10 Soziak (2002) Paper on Nutrient Reduction and Macrophyte Growth
Appendix 11 Response to implementation issues
Appendix 12 Summary Table - Policy Planning Shifts

Tracked Changes - Yellow Version
Chapter 6 - Water
Chapter 13 - Discharges to Land and Water
Chapter 15 - Takes, Uses and Diversions of Water, and Bores
Chapte 16 - Structures and Activities involving the Beds of Rivers, and Lakes and Artificial Watercourses, and Damming
Amendments to Table 17.1 as a result of the Water End of Hearings Reports 19 April 2010

Schedule Ba - Water Management Zones and Associated Values - Surface Water and Groundwater (due to size split into 3 separate documents)

Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3
Schedule B - Surface Water Quantity
Schedule C - Groundwater Quantity
Schedule D - Surface Water Quality Standards
Schedule H - Coastal Marine Area, (CMA) Activity Management Areas, and Water Management Zone and Sub-Zones
Glossary

End of Hearing Supporting Technical Reports
Revision of Recommended Minimum Flows and Core Allocation - Mangatainoka, Turitea and Whanganui (Whai_1 and Whai_2)
Appendix B to Revision of Recommended Minimum Flows and Core Allocation
Permitted Activity Water Takes - Comparison of Options - Version 2 March 2010

CD ROM containing Point Click of the Plan and User Guide. To request a copy of the CD please click here

Dr Barry John Franklyn Biggs End of Hearing Technical Report
Dr Barry John Franklyn Biggs Revised S42A (showing tracked changes)
Dr Alec Donald Mackay End of Hearing Technical Report
Mr Jeremy David Neild End of Hearing Technical Report
Mr James Lambie End of Hearing Technical Report
Environmental Code of Practice for River Works, Horizons Regional Council - March 2010
Memorandum and Replacement Pages 33 and 34 from Env COP March 2010

Scope
Report on Scope for Water Chapter Recommendations
Appendix I Explanation of Scope - Schedule Ba
Appendix II Explanation of Scope - Schedule B
Appendix III Explanation of Scope - Schedule D
Appendix IV Explanation of Scope - Schedule H

Response to Questions Raised
Response to Hearing Panel Questions
Appendix A Response LSC and Soluble Inorganic Nitrogen Questions
Appendix B Further Explanation of Changes Between NZTM and NZMS
Attachment 1 to Appendix B
Attachment 2 to Appendix B
Attachment 3 to Appendix B
Appendix C Consent History and Development of Minimum Flow Recommendations - Raparapawai
Appendix D Examples of 1 10,000 Scale Maps for WMZ

Example 1 of Appendix D
Example 2 of Appendix D
Example 3 of Appendix D
To request a copy of Examples 1-3 as referred to in Appendix D please click here

Appendix E Response to Evidence Raised by Submitters Regarding the Environmental Code of Practice

Material Presented at the Hearing

Legal Submission and introductory statement of Mr John Maassen regarding the water sections of the Proposed One Plan 01 December 2009
Dr Roger Graeme Young Revised S42A Report Tracked Changes Version 15 Jan 2010
Dr Roger Graeme Young Revised S42A Report Clean Version 15 Jan 2010
Written Statement of Points Presented by Kate McArthur on Jan 18th to the Water Hearing Panel Regarding Dissolved Oxygen Data and the Revised Evidence of Dr Roger Young 19 January 2010
Manual for On-Site Wastewater Design and Management Tracked Changes Version incorporating changes across Versions 1-3 presented at the hearing 18 January 2010
Speaking notes of Clare Barton regarding pointsource discharge rules and policies 19 January 2010
Supplementary Evidence Provided by Dr Mark Shepherd 28 January 2010
Amended Rule 13-6 FDE and Dr Houlbrooke's Evidence presented by Mr John Maassen 28 January 2010
Meaning of 'individual' section 14 RMA presented by Mr John Maassen 28 January 2010
Response to Miscellaneous legal questions presented by Mr John Maassen 28 January 2010
Material Incorporated by Reference presented by Mr John Maassen 28 January 2010
General Legal Commentary on Scope presented by Mr John Maassen 28 January 2010
Speaking notes of Natasha James regarding the Beds of Rivers and Lakes provisions of the Proposed One Plan 28 January 2010
Response to Questions on Rule 13-1 and Related Policies presented 1 February 2010
Related Policies and Rules of Chapter 13 (dated 29 January 2010) presented 1 February 2010
Speaking Notes of Clare Barton - Non-point Source Discharges 1 February 2010
Reply from Dr Ledgard to question raised by the Water Hearing Panel Received 2 February 2010
Reply from Dr Parfitt to a question raised by the Water Hearing Panel Received 2 February 2010

Please find listed below Horizons Regional Councils officers’ reports and documents, including the supplementary reports, that have been prepared for the upcoming water hearing.


Horizons Regional Council Supplementary Officers’ Reports - November 2009
Ms Julie Clare Barton & Miss Natasha Cacilia James - Supplementary Planning and Recommendations Report relating to Water Quality, FARM Strategy, Water Allocation, Groundwater, and Beds of Rivers & La
Chapter 6 - Water
Chapter 13 - Discharges to Land and Water
Chapter 15 - Takes, Uses and Diversions of Water, and Bores
Chapter 16 - Structures and Activities involving the Beds of Rivers, Lakes and Artificial Watercourses, and Damming

Schedule Ba - Water Management Zones and Associated Values – Surface Water and Groundwater

Part 1 of 3
(Corrected Map Ba2, Page Ba7 of Schedule Ba which shows the sub zone layer which was omitted from the pink version)
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3
Schedule B - Surface Water Quantity
Schedule C - Groundwater Quantity
Schedule D - Surface Water Quality Standards
Schedule H - Coastal Marine Area, (CMA) Activity Management Areas, and Water Management Zone and Sub-Zones
Glossary

Supplementary Evidence of:
Appendix 1 to Supp Evidence of Jon Roygard Permitted Activity Water Takes Comparison of Options

    Appendix 2 to Supplementary Evidence Video of Jon Roygard

Greg John Carlyon
Dr Jon Roygard
Mrs Kathryn Jane McArthur
Corrected Tables 3 and 4 from the Supplementary Evidence of Mrs Kathryn Jane McArthur Received 9 December 2009
Dr Barry John Franklyn Biggs
Dr John R Zeldis
Dr Robert John Wilcock
Dr John Martin Quinn
Mr Graham Burnley McBride
Mr Harold Ivan Barnett
Manual for On Site Wastewater Design and Management November 2009 Version 3
Mr Hamish T Lowe
Attachment to Evidence of Hamish T Lowe
Evidence of Ms Fleur Jennifer Foster Maseyk
Mr Peter Harold Taylor
Appendix 1 to Supp Evidence of Peter Harold Taylor
Dr David Houlbrooke
Mr Joseph Hay
Mr Allan Cook
Environmental Code of Practice for River Works November 2009
James Stuart Lambie
Supplementary Environmental Code Of Practice for River Works November 2009

Section 42A Reports - September 2009

Overall Water Framework
Ms Julie Clare Barton & Miss Natasha Cacilia James - Supplementary Planning and Recommendations Report relating to Water Quality, FARM Strategy, Water Allocation, Groundwater, and Beds of Rivers & La
•Appendix 1 to Planning and Recommendations Report - Summary of submissions.
Dr Jonathon Kelvin Fletcher Roygard - General overview of technical material for water sections

Water Matters Video | Evidence of Dr Roygard | 01/12/2007 - 30/04/2008
Water Matters Video | Evidence of Dr Roygard | 02/12/2008 - 30/04/2009
Water Matters Video | Evidence of Dr Roygard | Tamaki Hopelands

Mr Greg John Carlyon - Organisational context and justification for the directions taken and methods/approaches adopted in managing the Region’s water resource and rivers.
Ms Helen Marie Marr – Summary response to Questions in Minute No 6.
Mr Jeremy David Neild and Mr Anthony Paul Rhodes – Economic analysis of Rule 13-1
Mr John Maassen - Legal report
Ms Maree Ellen Clark - Design of the water management framework, spatial representation of the water management values, the discharge monitoring programme, and proposed changes to Schedule D

Tracked Changes (showing changes proposed)
Chapter 6 - Water
Chapter 13 - Discharges to Land and Water
Chapter 15 - Takes, Uses and Diversions of Water, and Bores
Chapter 16 - Structures and Activities involving the Beds of Rivers, Lakes and Artificial Watercourses, and Damming

Schedule Ba - Water Management Zones and Associated Values – Surface Water and Groundwater
Pages 1-29
Pages 30-43
Pages 44-144
Schedule B - Surface Water Quantity
Schedule C - Groundwater Quantity
Schedule D - Surface Water Quality Standards
Schedule H - Coastal Marine Area, (CMA) Activity Management Areas, and Water Management Zone and Sub-Zones
Glossary

Water Quality
Mrs Kathryn Jane McArthur - Overview of water management values and water quality standards, and state and trend of water quality
Mr Barry William Gilliland - Historical water quality management, contact recreation monitoring and algal blooms associated with lakes
Dr Barry John Franklyn Biggs - Relating nutrient concentrations to periphyton in rivers
Mr Max Martin Gibbs - Lake water quality and review of standards
Dr John R Zeldis - Estuarine and coastal nutrient enrichment, and water quality standards
Dr Robert John Wilcock - Values and water quality standards review
Dr Roger Graeme Young - Ecosystem metabolism
Dr Robert James Davies-Colley -Optical and microbial water quality
Dr John Martin Quinn - Water quality standards
Ms Alison Frances Russell - Dairy effluent discharges
Mr Logan Kent Bowler - Poultry discharges
Mr Barry William Gilliland - NES for Sources of Human Drinking Water Regulations 2007 - Updated 8 September 2009 8.30am
Mr Harold Ivan Barnett - Controlling discharges of contaminants to land and onsite wastewater management
Manual for On-Site Wastewater Systems Design and Management - August 2009, Version 2
Mr Alexander William Ormiston - Onsite wastewater systems design and management

FARM Strategy
Dr Brent Euan Clothier - Agricultural water allocation, the nitrogen cycle, and the application of SPASMO and OVERSEER to inform policy
Dr Alec Donald Mackay - Nutrient loss limits based on natural capital approach
Dr Andrew Keith Manderson - Review of the FARM Strategy - Updated 3 September 2009 9:15am
Mr Peter Harold Taylor - FARM Strategies and the consenting process
Dr Mark Anthony Shepherd - Results and conclusions from test FARM Strategies
Dr Roger Lyndhurst Parfitt - Projecting nitrogen inputs and outputs for New Zealand, and calculating phosphorus loss in the upper Manawatu River catchment
Dr Grant Brodie Douglas - Land use capability
Dr David John Houlbrooke - Best practice for land application of farm dairy effluent
Dr Ross Martin Monaghan - Good environmental practice for farming
Dr Stewart Francis Ledgard - How OVERSEER works

Surface Water Allocation
Ms Raelene Ellen Hurndell - The water allocation framework, setting minimum flows and allocation limits
Dr John William Hayes - Environmental flow assessment methods and use in forming policy
Mr Gordon William Stewart - Water demand management and efficient use
Mr Joseph Hay - Instream habitat modelling to inform minimum flows
Mr Brent David Watson - The provision of information in relation to hydrological flow statistics and application of analytical methods...

Groundwater
Mr Hisham Ibrahim Sabri Zarour - Managing the groundwater resource
Mr Peter Francis Callander - Overview of the ground water resource and review of policies

Beds of Rivers and Lakes
Mr James Stuart Lambie - Effects of activities in the bed of rivers and lakes on water management values
Mr Allan David Cook - Scope and purpose of Environmental Code of Practice for River Works
Environmental Code of Practice for River Works, Horizons Regional Council - August 2009
Mr Allan David Cook - River and Drainage Schemes
Mr Peter Lindsay Blackwood - Setting gravel allocation limits