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Application to change conditions of resource consent: Turitea Wind Farm south access route

Friday November 19 2021

Palmerston North City Council has received an application from Mercury NZ Limited for a change of consent conditions to a land use consent. Kahuterawa Road and Greens Road to access the southern site of the Turitea Wind Farm.

Make a submission by 4pm Friday 17 December 2021

Public notice of application concerning resource consent  (Sections 2AB, 95A, 95C, Resource Management Act 1991)

Resource consent type

Land Use Consent (Reference No: RC0068-02)

Description of the proposed activity

Changes to Conditions 61, 62, 67 and 70.13 to enable a maximum of 150 truck movements per day and 150 light vehicle movements per day and a total maximum of 22,000 truck movements along Kahuterawa Road and Greens Road to access the southern site access of the Turitea Wind Farm.

Location of the proposal

Commencement of Kahuterawa Road to 132 Greens Road

The application includes an assessment of environmental effects.

The application may be inspected at or Palmerston North City Council Customer Service Centre, 32 The Square, Palmerston North 4410. If you have any questions about the application, please contact

Any person may make a submission on the application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is directly affected by an effect of the activity to which the application relates that—

(a) adversely affects the environment; and

(b) does not relate to trade competition or the effects of trade competition.

Submissions must be in writing and may be:

  • Delivered to the Manager – Democracy & Governance, Customer Service Centre, Palmerston North City Council
  • Posted to Manager – Democracy & Governance, Palmerston North City Council, Private Bag 11034, Manawatū Mail Centre, Palmerston North 4442 
  • Emailed to (put ‘Turitea South’ in the subject line)

The submission must be in Form 13. Copies of this form are available at

Submissions close at 4pm on Friday 17 December 2021.

You must serve a copy of your submission on Mercury NZ Limited C/- WSP (the Applicant), whose address for service is 49 Victoria Ave, PO Box 1472, Palmerston North 4410 or, as soon as reasonably practicable after serving your submission on Palmerston North City Council.