LR and PA Kirker, Five Rivers

16/08/2019 12:00 a.m.

​​​​Public notice is hereby given pursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Environment Southland.

The application [reference APP-20181648] is for the following resource consents to authorise proposed activities at 295 Lowther Road, Five Rivers:

  • To take up to 5,184 m3 per day of water from four bores to irrigate 175 hectares of land

Purpose: Irrigation

Location: 295 Lowther Road, Five Rivers at about NZTM2000 1242133E 4935575N

Legal Description of Property: Lot 19 DP 1664

Address for Service: L R & P A Kirker, Cromel Farms, 295 Lowther Road, Five Rivers, RD 3, Lumsden 9793

Full details of this application are also available for inspection at Environment Southland, corner of Price Street and North Road, Waikiwi, Invercargill during working hours (8.00 am to 5.00 pm).  Enquiries may be directed to Stephen West, the processing officer for the application, by phone to (03) 211 5115.

Submissions on the above application must be received by Environment Southland no later than 5 pm 13 September 2019. A submission form is available for download below. Submissions may also be forwarded by email to or esco​

Submission form

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 dated and signed (unless submitted electronically) and must include the following information:

  1. your name, postal address and telephone number (and fax number if applicable);
  2. details of the application in respect of which you are making the submission;
  3. whether it is in support of, or in opposition to the application, or is neutral;
  4. your submissions, with reasons;
  5. the decision that you wish Council to make; and

whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission and you must also serve a copy of your submission on the applicant as soon as reasonably practicable.​

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