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Plan Change 52: Development Concept Plan for Milk Processing Factory, Tatuanui

Plan Change 52 seeks to update the existing Development Concept Plan (DCP) for the Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company Ltd. (Tatua) milk processing factory on State Highway 26, Tatuanui.

The purpose of the revised DCP is to provide for the integrated and coordinated development of the Tatua site by replacing its existing DCP and current resource consents to allow for additional growth and development of the milk processing facility.

The Process

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This plan change was notified, calling for public submissions on 28 February 2018. Submissions closed on 28 March 2018. 

The plan change was notified again, inviting further submissions on 9 May 2018. Further submissions closed on 24 May 2018.

Council accepted (with modifications) the plan change on 24 April 2019. The appeal period for the decision closed on Thursday, 13 June 2019.

Council decided at its meeting on 10 July 2019 to make Plan Change 52 operative on Wednesday 21 August 2019.


Public Notice

Decision Report

Summary of Submissions

Summary of Submissions and Further Submissions (pdf, 433.99kb)

Further Submission 1 (Consequential Withdrawal) - New Zealand Transport Agency

Public notice of summary of submissions (pdf, 66kb)


Submission 1 (Withdrawn) - KiwiRail

Submission 2 - Ngāti Hauā (pdf, 55kb)

Submission 3 - MPDC (pdf, 1mb)

Submission 4 - NZTA (pdf, 87kb)

Withdrawn Submissions

Further Submission 1 (Partial Consequential Withdrawal*) - New Zealand Transport Agency (pdf, 205kb)

*Note: As a consequence of KiwiRail withdrawing its submission, the parts of the NZ Transport Agency further submission relating to the KiwiRail submission have been disregarded.

Submission 1 (Withdrawn) - KiwiRail (pdf, 2mb)

More information about making a making a submission is available on the Ministry for the Environment website

Notified Plan Change

Public Notice (PDF, 80KB)

Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company’s Proposed Development Concept Plan Change application (PDF, 316KB)

Appendix A: Proposed Development Concept Plan (PDF, 3.7MB)

Appendix B: Section 32 Report (PDF, 428KB)

Appendix C: Landscape and Visual Assessment (PDF, 5.0MB)

Appendix D: Acoustic Report (PDF, 908KB)

Appendix E: Transportation Report (PDF, 948KB)

Proposed District Plan Changes (PDF, 84KB)

Proposed District Plan Maps (PDF, 304KB)


Need more information?

If you have any questions about the plan change please contact Mark Hamilton on 07 884 0060.

To keep up to date with proposed plan changes, register for updates on the sign up page and choose 'District Plan' as a topic of interest.