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Rotoheihei Poultry Limited - discharge contaminants to air

This application is a limited notification.

Please note that the general public and other interested persons cannot make a submission on this application as it is a limited notification only.

Those persons who are deemed to be affected have received a limited notification letter from Waikato Regional Council advising them that they can make a submission on the application lodged with Waikato Regional Council.

Status of application

The application has been notified to two affected parties and is currently being processed.

About the proposal

Rotoheihei Poultry Limited has lodged an application with Waikato Regional Council for an Air Discharge Resource Consent.

Kinetic Environmental Consulting Limited (Kinetic Environmental) on behalf of Rotoheihei Poultry Limited (Rotoheihei) seek approval for a six shed poultry broiler farm, located on 2716 Arapuni Road, Pukeatua. Rotoheihei proposes to have the option of either commercial, indoor-only raised, or free-range raised birds. As part of the proposed development Rotoheihei seeks resource consent from the Waikato Regional Council (WRC) with a 35-year consent duration.

Rotoheihei are proposing to raise meat chickens under a contract with Ingham’s Enterprises Pty Limited.

The poultry sheds would be located towards the front of the property adjoining Arapuni Road, and Rotoheihei also proposes to undertake a subdivision of the property to create a new Lot of approximately 14.5 ha to encompass the proposed six sheds and the existing dwelling and accessory buildings on the property.

Resource consent application

Consent application APP140847 was lodged with Waikato Regional Council on 9 July 2019.

This application includes an assessment of environmental effects. Activities are as follows:


Activity 1: 140847.01.01


Discharge contaminants (including odour and dust) to air from a six (6) shed commercial meat chicken farm


Application information

Application information is available here for you to download and read.  You can also obtain copies of this information by contacting us on our Resource Use Freephone 0800 800 402.

If you have further questions or would like more information about this application, please contact Jennifer Matthys at Waikato Regional Council (0800 800 402). 


Resource consent application and assessment of environmental effects (AEE)

The consent application lodged with Waikato Regional Council is:

Resource consent application - Meat Chicken Air Discharges - 2716 Arapuni Road, Pukeatua [PDF, 20 MB]

Request for further information:

Further Info Letter, s92(1) [PDF, 127 KB]

Further information received:

Attachment A - Arapuni Road, A00b Site Plan w/ Google maps [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Attachment B - Arapuni Road, D-01 Drainage Plan w/ Google maps [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Attachment C - Arapuni Road - Landscaping and Irrigation Plan [PDF, 2.7 MB]

Attachment D - Rotoheihei s92 Response Final [PDF, 378 KB]