Clarification of Hutt City Council response

Craig Innes made this Official Information request to Wellington Regional Council

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Wellington Regional Council should have responded by now (details and exceptions). The requester can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: Craig Innes

Tena koe,

This is a request for information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

I have received the following response to a LGOIMA request to Hutt City Council:

Within that response is a link to the response to a LGOIMA request about the same property.

This response makes reference to the responsibilities of Greater Wellington Regional Council. However, the reply as it stands is very confusing and does not appear to answer the questions asked. Could you please clarify what involvement the GWRC has with consents or monitoring of the dumping of material at 1044 Coast Road Wainuiomata. Does GWRC consider the dumping of fill into an apparently currently dry riverbed (a historical part of the meandering Wainuiomata River) to be turf farming or mineral extraction?

Naku noa, na,

Craig Innes

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From: Darrell Young
Wellington Regional Council

Dear Craig,


Acknowledgement of Request for Information under the Local Government
Official Information and Meetings Act 1987


Thank you for your email dated 21 March 2023, requesting information
regarding clarification of Hutt City Council response in relation to clean
fill operations in Coast Road, Wainuiomata.


Your request is being followed-up and a reply will be sent to you within
20 working days of the request being received.


Please note that it is our policy to proactively release our responses to
official information requests where possible. We do not publish
requesters’ personal information.

We will let you know when we respond to your request if we intend to
publish it on Greater Wellington’s website.


Yours sincerely,


Darrell Young




Luke Troy



Greater Wellington Regional Council







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