Submissions on the proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation

This page contains the submissions received by the Board of Inquiry for the proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation.

The Board of Inquiry received 118 submissions and has accepted twelve submissions that were received late. Download submissions from the table below.

A summary of submissions is also available.

Submission number Name Submitter type Location Wishes to be heard
1 Energy3 Limited [PDF, 405 KB] Electricity generator Christchurch No
2 NZ Petroleum Exploration and Production Association [PDF, 312 KB]

* Attachment [PDF, 6.37 MB]
Oil and gas exploration company Wellington Yes
3 Adams, John [PDF, 729 KB] Public Palmerston North Yes
4 WEL Networks Limited [PDF, 38 KB] Electricity distributor Hamilton No
5 Boorman, Julian [PDF, 166 KB] Public Wellington Yes
6 South Taranaki District Council [PDF, 138 KB] Local authority Hawera, Taranaki No
7 Rodney District Council [PDF, 41 KB] Local authority Rodney, Auckland Yes
8 Adams, Rosemary [PDF, 425 KB] Public Palmerston North No
9 North Shore City Council [PDF, 49 KB] Local authority North Shore, Auckland Yes
10 New Zealand Law Society [PDF, 186 KB] Professional Institute Wellington Yes
11 Kapiti Coast District Council [PDF, 129 KB] Local authority Kapiti Coast, Wellington Yes
12 Waimakariri District Council [PDF, 21 KB] Local authority Waimakariri, Canterbury Yes
13 SPX Consultants [PDF, 910 KB] Consultant Auckland Yes
14 RES New Zealand Ltd [PDF, 131 KB] Electricity generator Wellington Yes
15 Taranaki Regional Council [PDF, 553 KB] Local authority Stratford, Taranaki No
16 Nelson Canoe Club [PDF, 212 KB] Environmental/recreational group Nelson No
17 Stichbury, Paul [PDF, 4.7 MB] Public Palmerston North No
18 Gisborne District Council [PDF, 222 KB] Local authority Gisborne No
19 Mainpower [PDF, 70 KB] Electricity distributor Rangiora, Canterbury Yes
20 Frost, Stephen [PDF, 74 KB] Public Palmerston North No
21 Conning, Linda [PDF, 18 KB] Public Te Teko, Bay of Plenty Yes
22 Pioneer Generation Ltd [PDF, 3.6 MB] Electricity generator Alexandra, Central Otago Yes
23 King Country Energy Ltd [PDF, 2.7 MB KB] Electricity generator Taumaranui, Manawatu-Wanganui Yes
24 Henderson, Chris [PDF, 25 KB] Public Lumsden, Southland Yes
25 Kensington Swan [PDF, 265 KB] Consultant Wellington No
26 Northpower Ltd [PDF, 34 KB] Electricity distributor Whangarei No
27 Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated [PDF, 58 KB] Iwi authority Hastings Yes
28 Waikato District Council [PDF, 137 KB] Local authority Ngaruawahia, Waikato No
29 Clearwater Hydro Ltd [PDF, 496 KB] Electricity generator Tauranga No
30 Porirua City Council [PDF, 37 KB] Local authority Wellington Yes
31 Environment Canterbury [PDF, 100 KB] Local authority Christchurch Yes
32 Tauranga City Council [PDF, 196 KB] Local authority Tauranga No
33 Genesis Energy [PDF, 82 KB] Electricity generator Auckland Yes
34 Nelson/Tasman Branch of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society [PDF, 74 KB] Environmental organisation Nelson Yes
35 Rangitata Diversion Race Management Ltd [PDF, 6 MB] Water supply company Ashburton, Canterbury Yes
36 Wellington City Council [PDF, 44 KB] Local authority Wellington Yes
37 Fonterra [PDF, 52 KB] Dairy company Wellington Yes
38 West Coast ENT Incorporated [PDF, 39 KB] Company Greymouth Yes
39 Auckland Regional Public Health Service [PDF, 231 KB] Statutory body Auckland Yes
40 Palmerston North City Council [PDF, 158 KB] Local authority Palmerston North Yes
41 New Zealand Geothermal Association [PDF, 117 KB] Scientific/educational organisation Wellington No
42 Windflow Technology Ltd [PDF, 17 KB] Wind turbine developer and manufacturer Christchurch Yes
43 Bioenergy Association of New Zealand Inc [PDF, 90 KB] Organisation Wellington Yes
44 Palmer, Kenneth [PDF, 30 KB]

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Public Auckland No
45 Major Electricity Users' Group [PDF, 34 KB] Organisation Wellington Yes
46 Otago Fish and Game Council [PDF, 25 KB] Environmental/recreational organisation Dunedin Yes
47 Wanganui District Council [PDF, 15 KB] Local authority Wanganui No
48 Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu [PDF, 136 KB] Iwi authority Christchurch Yes
49 Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust [PDF, 40 KB] Trust Wellington No
50 Auckland Conservation Board. [PDF, 186 KB] Statutory body Auckland Yes
51 Ecologic [PDF, 328 KB] Environmental organisation Nelson Yes
52 New Zealand Wind Energy Association [PDF, 391 KB] Organisation Wellington Yes
53 Climate Defence Network [PDF, 64 KB] Environmental organisation Wellington No
54 Unison Networks Limited [PDF, 72 KB] Electricity distributor Hastings Yes
55 Environs Holding Ltd (Te Uri o Hau) [PDF, 33 KB] Trust   No
56 Resource Management Law Association [PDF, 18 KB] Professional Institute Auckland Yes
57 Joel, Annette [PDF, 7 KB] Public Outram, Otago No
58 Otago Regional Council [PDF, 59 KB] Local authority Dunedin Yes
59 New Zealand Historic Places Trust [PDF, 315 KB] Statutory body Wellington No
60 Waikato Raupatu Trustee Company Ltd [PDF, 266 KB] Trust Ngaruawahia No
61 Hamilton City Council [PDF, 76 KB] Local authority Hamilton Yes
62 Douglas, John [PDF, 82 KB] Public Alexandra Yes
63 Brosnan, Helen [PDF, 61 KB] Public Taupo Yes
64 Contact Energy Limited [PDF, 1.7 MB] Electricity generator Wellington Yes
65 Franklin District Council [PDF, 145 KB] Local authority Auckland Yes
66 Kaikoura District Council [PDF, 29 KB] Local authority Kaikoura Yes
67 South Waikato District Council [PDF, 182 KB] Local authority Tokoroa, Waikaton Yes
68 Waitaki Protection Trust [PDF, 960 KB] Environmental organisation Auckland Yes
69 Waitakere City Council [PDF, 265 KB] Local authority Auckland Yes
70 Infinity Investment Group Ltd [PDF, 961 KB] Real Estate Development Company Auckland Yes
71 Tasman District Council [PDF, 66 KB] Local authority Nelson Yes
72 Marlborough District Council [PDF, 85 KB] Local authority Blenheim No
73 Mighty River Power [PDF, 129 KB] Electricity generator Hamilton Yes
74 Eastland Network [PDF, 184 KB] Electricity distributor Gisborne No
75 Vector Limited [PDF, 114 KB] Electricity distributor Wellington Yes
76 Airways Corporation of New Zealand Ltd [PDF, 1.3 MB] Navigation service company Wellington Yes
77 Todd Energy [PDF, 71 KB] Electricity generator Wellington Yes
78 Counties Power [PDF, 947 KB] Electricity distributor Pukekohe, Auckland Yes
79 Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society Inc. [PDF, 102 KB] Environmental organisation Nelson Yes
80 Solar Action [PDF, 35 KB] Society Dunedin Yes
81 Leyland, Bryan [PDF, 418 KB] Public Auckland Yes
82 Environment Bay of Plenty [PDF, 41 KB] Local authority Whakatane Yes
83 Sustainable Electricity Association New Zealand [PDF, 81 KB] Environmental organisation Waiuku, Waikato Yes
84 Northland Regional Council [PDF, 202 KB] Local authority Whangarei Yes
85 West Coast Regional Council [PDF, 256 KB] Local authority Greymouth No
86 King, David [PDF, 1.1 MB] Public Rangiora Yes
87 There is no submission 87      
88 Meridian Energy Limited [PDF, 5.4 MB] Electricity generator Wellington Yes
89 Federated Farmers [PDF, 492 KB] Rural sector organisation Hamilton Yes
90 There is no submission 90      
91 New Plymouth District Council [PDF, 315 KB] Local authority New Plymouth Yes
92 IPENZ Engineers New Zealand [PDF, 72 KB] Professional Institute Wellington No
93 Reilly, Shaun [PDF, 90 KB] Public Kaikohe, Northland No
94 Trust Power [PDF, 3.7 MB] Electricity generator Tauranga Yes
95 Central Hawkes Bay District Council [PDF, 188 KB] Local authority Waipawa No
96 Environment Waikato [PDF, 673 KB] Local authority Hamilton Yes
97 Manukau City Council [PDF, 723 KB] Local authority Manukau Yes
98 Cardno TCB [PDF, 108 KB] Consultant Wellington No
99 Whangarei District Council [PDF, 341 KB] Local authority Whangarei No
100 Powerco (Pt 1) [PDF, 225 KB]
Powerco (Pt 2) [PDF, 825 KB]
Electricity distributor New Plymouth Yes
101 Rotorua District Council [PDF, 21 KB] Local authority Rotorua No
102 Wild Rivers Action Project [PDF, 14 KB] Environmental organisation   No
103 Christchurch City Council [PDF, 42 KB] Local authority Christchurch No
104 Greater Wellington Regional Council [PDF, 112 KB)

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Local authority Wellington Yes
105 Horizons Regional Council [PDF, x 1.6 MB] Local authority Palmerston North Yes
106 The Sustainable Energy Forum Inc [PDF, 83 KB] Environmental organisation Wellington No
107 Waipa District Council [PDF, 23 KB] Local authority Te Awamutu Yes
108 Waitaha Resource Management Committee [PDF, 43 KB] Committee   No
109 Local Government New Zealand [PDF, 189 KB] Local authority Wellington Yes
110 Hawkes Bay Regional Council [PDF, 139 KB] Local authority Napier Yes
111 Transpower [PDF, 951 KB] National grid operator Wellington No

Fish and Game New Zealand [PDF, 76 KB]
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Recreational/Environmental Organisation Wellington Yes
113 Nelson City Council [PDF, 108 KB] Local authority Nelson Yes
114 Taranaki Whanganui Conservation Board [PDF, 29 KB] Environmental organisation Wanganui Yes
115 Auckland Regional Council [PDF, 367 KB] Local authority Auckland Yes
116 Aotearoa Wave and Tidal Energy Association (AWATEA) [PDF, 192 KB]

* Attachment [PDF, 1.1 MB]
Electricity generator Wellington Yes
117 Mark Rushworth [PDF, 28 KB] Public Cromwell No
118 Ohariu Preservation Society [PDF, 82 KB]

Attachment A [PDF, 110 KB]
Attachment B [PDF, x 539 KB]
Environmental organisation Wellington Yes
119 New Zealand Pork [PDF, 7 KB] Statutory body Palmerston North No
120 Centre for Resource Management Studies [PDF, 97 KB] Educational Trust Northland Yes