Pursuant to section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, the Minister for the Environment, hereby gives the following notice:
1. Title and commencement - (1) This notice may be cited as the Resource Management (Approval of North Otago Water Harvesting and Irrigation Company Limited as Requiring Authority) Notice 1996.
(2) This notice shall come into force on the 28th day after the date of its publication in the Gazette.
2. Approval as requiring authority - North Otago Water Harvesting and Irrigation Company Limited is hereby approved as a requiring authority under section 167 of the Resource Management Act 1991, for its network utility operation being any works for the taking, holding and distribution of water for supply (including irrigation).
Dated at Wellington this 25th day of March 1996.
Hon. Simon Upton, Minister for the Environment.