No Quarry – we should follow Australia’s lead, and ban quarries from operating within a kilometre radius of residential homes – Dr Alistair Humphreys, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health

This information will help you prepare your submission or provide further background to the RMA process. We’ll be updating these resources as new information becomes available.

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For details on the proposal, information on making a submission and latest updates from Environment Canterbury.

An everyday guide to the RMA: Getting in on the Act
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/node/16380

An everyday guide to the RMA: Resolving Resource Management Act Concerns
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/node/16384

An everyday guide to the RMA: Your rights as an ‘Affected Person’
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/node/16390

An everyday guide to the RMA: Making a Submission about a Resource Consent Application
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/node/16382

Appearing at a Council Resource Consent Hearing
http://www.mfe.govt.nz/node/16376

In the media
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/90727471/its-killing-us-christchurch-residents-by-quarry-told-to-wear-masks-due-to-health-risk

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/76248369/worldclass-drinking-water-threatened-by-deeper-quarrying

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/101388451/construction-firm-fulton-hogan-promises-not-to-quarry-on-councilowned-templeton-site

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2018/01/residents-fight-fulton-hogan-s-plans-to-build-quarry-in-templeton.html

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/101294625/concerns-over-possibility-of-quarry-exploration-on-templetons-doorstep

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/101003460/Templeton-residents-take-up-arms-in-battle-against-planned-quarry

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/100597487/fury-at-hamper-bribe-as-residents-of-canterbury-town-demand-a-say-over-quarry-proposals

https://www.star.kiwi/2018/03/fulton-hoagns-planned-truck-movements-concern-residents/

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/102932894/carter-group-sells-templeton-quarry-land-to-fulton-hogan

https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/102793985/council-snoops-on-templeton-quarry-opponents-threatens-residents-with-fines-over-size-of-protest-signs

https://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/354996/templeton-quarry-application-delayed

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/102974712/signs-of-trouble-as-quarry-protest-breaks-the-law

https://www.star.kiwi/2018/04/community-board-get-permission-to-oppose-templeton-quarry/

https://www.star.kiwi/2018/04/city-council-investigating-no-quarry-signs/

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/102510195/templeton-threatens-texit-as-residents-dig-in-their-heels-over-quarry-anguish

 

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