Publicly notified resource consents

Resource consent application - Taumatatotara Wind Farm Limited (RM200019)

Summary of the proposal

Waitomo District Council has received an application from Taumatatotara Wind Farm Limited for a resource consent as follows:

  1. An application to vary conditions 1, 2, 3 and 11 of the 2008 resource consent granted to Ventus Energy (NZ) Ltd to construct a 22 turbine wind farm with tip heights of 110 metres.  The wind farm site is located at Taumatatotara West Road, Te Kuiti.

  2. The proposal includes:

    1. Reducing the number of turbines from 22 to 11 (Conditions 1 and 2), including reducing the on-site roading proposed.  The proposal is to retain the northern 11 turbines (in the same locations as turbines 1-11 in the original consent).
    2. Increase the tip height of the remaining 11 turbines from 121.5 m to 172.5m, with rotor diameter increasing from 110m to 155m.

Public notices


Further information request pursuant to section 92 of the Resource Management Act 1991

Further information response from the Applicant

 Notification Decision and Report

Submission form

Application history


Further information requested as a result of submissions

Hearing direction and notices