‘Outstanding’ tag puts limits on land

By Alexandra Newlove
3:30 PM Friday Jun 17, 2016

Outstanding has become a dirty word to some as Northland councils formulate rules that will restrict development on land deemed visually significant.

About 2000 property owners in Whangarei and hundreds more in Kaipara and the Far North were affected by the mapping of Outstanding Natural Landscapes and Outstanding Natural Features (ONL and ONF), under which resource consent would be needed for activities like clearing native vegetation, extending a house, building a shed and earthworks... See full article >>>>