Len Brown’s Unitary Plan is pandering to Len’s natural constituency in South Auckland.
What is proposed is out of control ridiculous
A couple have been told to apply to 14 different iwi to keep the water running to their home.
Brent and Jennifer Tassell will need approval to renew resource consent on a bore hole that has been operating for 10 years, supplying water to eight Puhoi homes.
The bore draws water from 305m underground and is the only source of water for the properties in Slowater Lane, on the northern outskirts of greater Auckland.
“It’s a hole in the ground that’s been there for 10 years,” said Jennifer. “It’s completely over the top for our situation.”
Under the draft Auckland Unitary Plan, all applicants for resource consent for new or existing developments must apply to iwi for them to assess whether it would have an adverse effect on mana whenua.
Who needs the Resource Management Act to stifle the ecomomy when you can have your local Iwi do it for you? ¬† Read more »