Hearings

Schedules, presentations, and transcripts of the public hearings held for the consultation on relocating up to 6 salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds. Consultation closed on 27 March 2017.


Hearing schedule

Download the complete schedule of the Marlborough Salmon Farm Relocations Advisory Panel independent hearings. 

Presentations

Week 1 – 10 April

The whole of Government and expert planner's presentations from the 10 April public hearing are available to download. A Cawthron report on salmon farm effects on King shag has also been provided as supplementary material on the whole of Government presentation.

Whole of Government

Daniel Lees (MPI) and Frances Lojkine (MWH now part of Stantec), appearing for the whole of Government:

Week 1 – 11 April

Aquaculture New Zealand

Rebecca Clarke, appearing for Aquaculture New Zealand (AQNZ):

Individuals

Week 1 – 12 April

Marine Farming Association

Jonathan Bruce Large, appearing for Marine Farming Association (MFA):

Crail Bay Trust and Crail Bay Aquaculture Limited

Appearing for Crail Bay Trust and Crail Bay Aquaculture Ltd:

Apex Marine Farm Limited

Bruce Hearn, appearing for Apex Marine Farm Ltd:

Individuals

Week 2 – 18 April

New Zealand King Salmon

Appearing for New Zealand King Salmon (NZKS):

Week 2 – 19 April

New Zealand King Salmon

Appearing for New Zealand King Salmon (NZKS):

Sanford Limited

Appearing for Sanford Ltd:

Individuals

Week 3 – 1 May 

French Pass Residents Incorporation

Laurence Etheredge, appearing for French Pass Residents Inc:

Clintondale Trust

David Whyte, appearing for Clintondale Trust:

Duncan Bay Residents Association

Christine Tuffnell, appearing for Duncan Bay Residents Association:

Individuals

Week 3 – 2 May

Marlborough Environment Centre

Bev Doole, appearing for Marlborough Environment Centre:

McGuiness Institute

Wendy McGuiness, appearing for the McGuiness Institute:

Individuals

Week 4 – 8 May

Friends of Nelson Haven and Tasman Bay Inc. and Kenepuru and Central Sounds Residents Association Inc.

Appearing for Friends of Nelson Haven and Tasman Bay Inc (FONHTB) and Kenepuru and Central Sounds Residents Association Inc (KCSRA):

Royal Society of Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand 

Sally Gepp, appearing for Royal Society of Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand (Forest and Bird):

Individuals

Week 4 – 9 May

Environmental Defence Society

Rob Enright, appearing for Environmental Defence Society (EDS):

McGuiness Institute

Wendy McGuiness, appearing for McGuiness Institute:

Individuals

Week 6 – 17 May

Hui at Te Hora Marae

Te Ohu Kaimoana

Ngāti Kuia

Week 7 – 22 May

Marlborough District Council

The remaining presentations will be uploaded soon

  • Gina Ferguson
  • Dr Steve Urlich

New Zealand King Salmon

Independent legal advice

Right of reply documents

Whole Government

Appearing for Whole of Government:

Written transcripts

At presenter's requests, some minor technical amendments were made to ensure accuracy.

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 6

Week 7

Expert witness meetings

Landscape – 3:00pm Tuesday 9 May 2017

Economics – 10:30am Wednesday 10 May 2017

King Shag – 10:30am Monday 15 May 2017

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