Mediation matters

Last week the Landowners Coalition participated in a mediation involving a District Plan Change initiated by the Whangarei District Council regarding Papakainga developments. While the mediation remains confidential until ratified by the Environment Court, there are some general comments about mediations that are worth sharing. But first, let’s recap on … Continue reading

Silence from DoC and EDS

Silence from DoC and EDS

DoC and Environmental Defense Society (EDS) have remained silent about Plan Change 94b Papakāinga developments. They have not made any submission to the plan change. Why? If passed in its current form, the effects on the environment would be potentially very significant. Is it that DoC and EDS believe developments by Maori … Continue reading