RMA20170089 - Buffalo Beach Home Owners Association

Thames-Coromandel District Council along with Waikato Regional Council have received a Resource Consent application to upgrade an existing structure in the Coastal Marine Area being a seawall protection structure, and the continued occupation of the CMA, for property protection purposes in the vicinity of Buffalo Beach Whitianga.

Submissions closed on Thursday 8 November with TCDC receiving 12 submissions.  These are accessible by clicking the links below:

Submission 1 – Peter Grant

Submission 2 – Colin Malcolm

Submission 3 – Rob Pritchard

Submission 4 – Department of Conservation

Submission 5 – Augusta Macassey-Pickard

Submission 6 – David Kane

Submission 7 – Meg Graeme

Submission 8 – Matt Webb

Submission 9 – Britany Webb

Submission 10 – Roger & Gill Blake and Bill & Sue Garland

Submission 11 – John Tutill

Submission 12 – Denis Tegg


Thames-Coromandel District Council along with Waikato Regional Council have received a Resource Consent application to upgrade an existing structure in the Coastal Marine Area being a seawall protection structure, and the continued occupation of the CMA, for property protection purposes in the vicinity of Buffalo Beach Whitianga.

Submissions are open from Wednesday 10 October 2018 - Thursday 8 November 2018.  A submisson must be completed on Form 13

Any person may make a submission on the above application, but a person who is a trade competitor of the applicant may do so only if that person is drectly 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.

You may make a submission by sending a written submission to:

A copy of your submission must be served as soon as reasonably practicable on the applicant who address for service is: Buffalo Beach Homeowners Associaiton, C/- Planners Plus, PO Box 218, Whitianga

Notifcation documentation:
Letter to TCDC (PDF, 1.9MB)
Attachment A - Tonkin and Taylor response to further information request (PDF, 5MB)
Attachment A - Tonkin and Taylor Resource Consent drawings (PDF, 3.6MB)
Planning Assessment (PDF, 8MB)
Attachment A - Topographical Map (PDF, 2MB)
Attachment B - Certificates of title (PDF, 2MB)
Attachment C - Previous consents (PDF, 9MB)
Attachment D - Reserve Management Plan (PDF, 3MB)
Attachment E - Aerial of the subject site (PDF, 1MB)
Attachment F - Enginnering design (PDF, 11MB)
Attachment G - Photos of Buffalo Beach (PDF, 6MB)
Attachment H - Photos of Cooks Beach (PDF, 3MB)
Attachment I - Previous shoreline changes (PDF, 1MB)
Attachment J - Ecological assessment (PDF, 8MB)
Response to further information request
Attachment B - TCDC Community Services response (PDF, 682KB)
Response to WRC (PDF, 3MB)
Attachment C - Aerial of 99 and 101 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga (PDF, 276KB)
Attachment D - TCDC Community Services letter (PDF, 682)
Attachment E - Buffalo Beach homeowners seawall redesign - ecological impacts (PDF, 557KB)
Attachment G - Construction effects (PDF, 224 KB)