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Resource Consent Applications lodged for proposed new mine project. Submissions closed at 5pm on 14 Sept.

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OceanaGold (NZ) lodged resource consent applications with Hauraki District Council and Waikato Regional Council for further mine development in Waihi. The applications, which are being processed jointly by the two Councils, cover the proposed Martha Project announced by the company in March this year.

The resource consent applications to the Hauraki District Council are to authorise all land use activities associated with construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of the proposed Project Martha and for a subdivision consent of Company land to accommodate the re-alignment of Bulltown/ Cambridge Roads. The project includes work to stabilise the north wall of the open Martha Pit and to re-instate the pit haul road to allow access to the bottom of the pit for mining. New underground mining is proposed beneath the pit and also within the Rex vein which is situated under a reserve/residential area from the rugby clubrooms to the Mueller and Kenny Street intersection.

The resource consent applications to the Waikato Regional Council are to authorise specific aspects of land use (removal of vegetation, earthworks to construct noise bunds, backfilling land in the Martha Underground Mine) and to permit the taking, diversion and discharge of ground and surface water associated with construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of the proposed Project Martha.

Submissions on the applications closed on 14 September 2018 and the hearing date for the applications will be scheduled in November 2018.

Consent applications and supporting reports lodged for further mining in Waihi

Project Martha - Notification and Submission details

Submissions to these applications closed at 5.00pm on Friday 14 September.

Applications and Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE)

Covering Application Letter [PDF, 327 KB] pdf.gif

Application for Resource Consent and Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE) [PDF, 5.4 MB] pdf.gif

Form 9 (Land Use & Subdivision) [PDF, 251 KB] pdf.gif

Requests for Further information

HDC - Further Information Requested [PDF, 432 KB] pdf.gif

HDC - Further Information Request - clarification [PDF, 109 KB] pdf.gif

HDC - Further Information Request 2 [PDF, 166 KB] pdf.gif

HDC - Further Information Request 3 [PDF, 244 KB] pdf.gif

WRC - Further Information Requested 1 [PDF, 1.7 MB] pdf.gif

WRC - Further Information Requested -  1A [PDF, 184 KB] pdf.gif

Technical Reports

Please note the large file sizes of many of the documents below. These PDF files may take a while to download depending on your internet connection. Documents above 10MB have been separated into smaller parts where indicated. If you have difficulty downloading large documents you may prefer to view hard copies which will be available in the Paeroa and Waihi Council offices and libraries once the applications are notified.

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